Exhibition Vitae


Born in Stanley, Co. Durham, England
Immigrated to Canada in 1960


Emeritus Professor, Art Education, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Sunderland College of Art and Design, Co. Durham, England
The Royal Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Alfred University, College of Ceramics, New York, USA
East Carolina University, North Carolina, USA


28 solo exhibitions in Canada, USA and Great Britain since 1962
Most Recent:’A Paragon of Chivalry’ Durham Cathedral, Galilee Chapel Gallery, Durham, UK
‘Viking Vestiges’, Gallery Calligrammes, Ottawa, Ontario.
‘Syncretistic Spirituality’, Centre de Creativite, Montreal, Quebec
‘Vestiges of the Apocalypse’, Rocky Mount Art Centre, North Carolina, USA
‘ A Pantheon of Celtic Saints’, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ont.

44 International juried and invitational exhibitions since 1970
Most Recent:
‘Continuity and Innovation’ Museo Internazionale della Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy
The First Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taipei, Taiwan
Sydney Myers International Ceramic Awards Shepparton, Victoria, Australia

55 National Juried and invitational exhibitions since 1967
Most Recent:
‘Genius Loci’, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
NCECA, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
‘Surface New Form/New Function’, Arrowmont School of Art, Tennessee, USA

41 Local Invitational exhibitions since 1963
Most Recent:
Quebec Professional Artists, Montreal, Quebec
Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, Quebec
Galerie Luz, Montreal, Quebec


Works in public and private collections world wide including: Canada, USA, Great Britain, France, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Germany, Australia, Taiwan, China, Brazil, Argentina and Italy.

Most Recent: (added to permanent collections)

International Museum of Contemporary Ceramics, Faenza, Italy
Australian War Memorial Museum, Canberra, Australia
Loto Quebec Collection, Montreal, Quebec
Taipei County Yingge Ceramic Museum, Taipei, Taiwan.