He was educated at De La Salle college and Manchester University. He has a Bachelor of Education (Hons) Degree. He is at present teaching art and Ceramics at the Hilltop School in Oldham.
His work has been exhibited widely inluding Manchester,Bury,Salford and Todmorden Art Galleries. He is a member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts
His paintings are sharp, graphic and attractively stylised. His style of painting is very much his own, yet everywhere there are flavours of William Roberts, Keith Vaughan and Fernand Leger. His works are now attracting the attention of very serious collectors.