1968: Graduated from East Sydney Technical College in Commercial Illustration (with Credit). Worked commercially for 35 years in the Advertising & Publishing Industries. Becoming the Art Director for Cleo, Woman's Day and Wellbeing magazines.
2000: Studied Life Drawing & Panting at The Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney. Began to paint full time in my studio in Stanmore. Started to enter local community art shows in Sydney.
2001: Began Etching and Life Drawing again at The Waverly
Woollahra Art Centre. Was awarded a Commended for an etching, by The Drummoyne Art Society.
Travelled to Italy on a painting & sketching tour with Margaret Cowling. a well known water colourist from Melbourne. Painted on site in water colours in Florence, Rome, Venice and Paris.
2002: Held a joint exhibition with fellow artist Jo Josephsen at The Curtis Gallery in Balmain. In June 2002, flew to Darwin for a 9 day painting tour of Kakadu. Produced oil paintings plus etchings of the local landscape. August 2002 held second joint exhibition at The Curtis Gallery in Balmain with Jo Josephsen.
2003: In May went on a 17 day painting safari to The Kimberley to gather material for next exhibition.
Awarded a Commendation for etching by The Drummoyne Art Society, another etching acquired by Blacktown City Council for its permanent collection.
2004: Selected to enter The Outback Art Prize by The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Won a Highly Commended for a water colour and a Commended for an etching in The Drummoyne Art Show plus 2 Highly Commended for etchings in The Ryde City Art Prize.
2005: Etching aquired by The Broken Hill Regional Gallery for their permanent collection. In August went to Cape York on another painting safari, painting water colours on site.
In November held first solo show at The GIG Gallery in Glebe.
2006: Travelled to South Africa, photographed wild animals for future material for paintings and etchings.