Bob was born in the City of Salford. After 5 years at Art School he started to work in advertising. He became a professional painter in 1975 , since when his reputation has grown and grown.
He now has a keen following particularly in the North West of England. He is a member of the Pastel Society and regularly exhibits throughout the UK. His paintings are now in many significant collections including those of Salford Art Gallery, Granada Television and BMW Cars. Baroness Thatcher has also bought his work.