Chronology and Retrospectives


1923  Born in Barry, Glamorgan

1942-3 Attended Cardiff College of Art, life drawing classes run by Ceri Richards

1944-7 Attended Cambridge University (St John’s College)

1947 Awarded 1st Class Honours Degree in Geography

1948 Attended Institute of Education, London University, awarded Diploma in Education

1948 Studied painting with Clifford Fishwick at Exeter College of Art

1948-1971 Taught in the Department of Geography, Exeter University

1965 Author/Illustrator of British Townscapes published by Edward Arnold

1972 Appointed as first Head of Department of Visual Arts, Lancaster University

1982 Retired back to Devon, worked from studio in Exeter

1995 Moved to house and studio in South Brent, Devon

2001 Awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Plymouth

2013 Died in South Brent, Devon

Summary of Retrospective Exhibitions

1974   Scott Gallery, Lancaster University

2001   Dartington College of Arts

2001   Fermoy Gallery, The Arts Centre, Kings Lynn

2007   Cube 3 Gallery, University of Plymouth

2008   Ceri Richards Gallery, Taliesin Arts Centre, University of Swansea