Born in London, he took a foundation year at Camberwell before studying at Gloucestershire College of Art and Technology. Alongside a successful career as a professional artist, he has spent many years painting sets and producing paintings and portraits for film and television. Notable commissions have included ‘Mrs Lowry and Son’, ’The Death of Stalin’, ‘The Danish Girl’, ‘Quartet’, ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ and ’The Riot Club’. He has exhibited at the BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, The New English Art Club and The Discerning Eye at the Mall Galleries, London. He has recently completed a number of murals for the new ‘Being Brunel’ Museum in Bristol.