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Dec 23, 2012
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Dec 20, 2012
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Biography

Training & Qualifications
2001 – 2001  New College Durham  City and Guilds D32 & D33
1997 – 1998  Stockton College  7306 Teaching Certificate
1994 – 1997  University of Sunderland  BA (Hons) Fine Art Class 2 (1)
1993 – 1994  University of Sunderland  1 year part time Art and Design
1965 – 1969  Bishop Auckland College  City and Guilds 1 and 2 Mechanical Engineering

Awards
1982 –Sir Derek Ezzra Art Trophy Winner

Commissions
1986 – Design for North East Area NUM banner
1997 – Painting a mural for Spennymoor Town Council relating to North East Industries
2007 – Mural for Visitors Centre , HMP Holme House

Exhibitions
1996 – A fine Line –Washington Arts Centre (Group Show)
1997 – Summer Exhibition – Newcastle Arts Centre Trust (Group Show)
1997 – Big Meeting Day – D. L. I. Art Gallery , Durham (Group Show)
1998 – Art Works
1999 – Industrial Experiences – Crook Civic Centre
1999 – Forms From Industry and the Environment –   Spennymoor Town Hall
1999 – The Peoples Show – University of Northumbria (Group Show)
2000 – Anthology of Labour – Hutchinson Gallery – Bishop Auckland
2002 – Forms From Industry – D.L.I. Gallery, Durham
2004 – Shafts of Light – Hutchinson Gallery (Group Show)
2004 – Shafts of light – Custom House , South Shields (Group Show)
2008 – A Lifetime of Mans Apathy – Tom McGuinness Gallery , Bishop Auckland
2010 – Coal Mining – A Way of Life, The Settlement, Spennymoor
2011 - Spennymoor Town Hall Gallery (Group Show)
2011 - November 18th and 19th - Spennymoor Town Hall Memorial Room
2012 - April 2nd - April 30th; Durham Cathedral Undercroft Restaurant
2012 - April 31 - May 26th; South Shields Museum and Art Gallery
2012 - July 12th - July 19th; Durham Cathedral (Miners' Gala)
2012 - Nov - Dec; Spennymoor Town Hall
2013 - Jan 12th - April 14th; Woodhorn Colliery Museum & Art Gallery
2013 - March 6th - April 6th; Greenfield Community Gallery
2013 - April 22nd - May 20th; Locomotion Railway Museum, Shildon
2013 - May 18th - July 1st; Newcastle Mining Institute
2013 - Oct 5th - Dec 29th; Bradford Industrial Museum
2014 - March 24th - April 4th: Hartlepool Library Gallery (Group Show)
2014 - May 17th - Sept 21st: Shafts of Light - Bowes Museum
2015 - March 21st - November 1st: Art of Mining, Monkwearmouth Museum, Sunderland
2015 - September 5th - October 10th: Bob Abley Gallery, Spennymoor
2016 - January 5th - April 1st: Crook Hall, Durham
2016 - May 19th - June 28th: Hazardous Industries, Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby
2016 - September 1st - September 21st: A Fragile Future, Greenfield Community Gallery, Newton Aycliffe
2017 - June 22nd - July 16th: A Working Class Struggle, The Miners Hall, Red Hill, Durham, DH7 4BE

Material Published
2002 – Work included in book, “Shafts of Light” by Bob McManners and Gillian Wales
2008 - Work included in book, "Oil painting in public ownership in County Durham"