Born in Portsmouth UK in 1944 after completing his education in which art did not feature greatly he entered the banking profession. After many years he then spent some time working in the charitable sector, followed by a period as school administrator.
An accomplished dinghy sailor he represented the bank for whom he worked and went on to win both the National and Inland championships in his chosen class.
Taking up painting after giving up competitive sailing, he quickly progressed, selling his first painting in the Spring 2000.
Several group shows and a one man exhibitions, together with commissions, have seen sales of over 190 of his original paintings, in both the UK and USA Canada and Europe. Visit www.artyman.co.uk for more information