Born 1952 in Recklinghausen, Germany and moved to London in 1976                              

1971-6      Diploma Course - Painting at Städel Academy of Fine Art, Frankfurt am Main
1976-8      Post Grad. Camberwell College, London





2021         Repaint.History bursary and profile feature
1996         National Portrait Gallery commission: Anita Roddick
1990         BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery - Commendation Prize

1989         John Moores Liverpool 16, Prize-winner

1978         Crown Award - Winner 1977-78    DAAD scholarship (German Academic Exchange)

1973-77    Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Scholarship Foundation)





2015         Zeichnungen - Galerie Lattemann, Darmstadt, Germany
2007         Albemarle Gallery, London
2009         Threadneedle Prize Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2004         New Hall College, Cambridge

2003         Galerie Vieille du Temple, Paris
1997         Julian Hartnoll Gallery, London
1996         Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
1993         Stiebel Modern, New York

1992         Warrington Musuem & Art Gallery, Warrington

1992         Stiebel Modern, New York

1991         Jill George Gallery, London

1990         Louis Newman Galleries, Los Angeles

1990         Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York

1989         Retrospective touring show  'Don’t I Know You?'  Museum & Art Gallery Newport,                              Oriel Gallery Cardiff,  D.L.I. Museum & Art Gallery Durham

1988         Thumb Gallery, London

1987         Denne Hill, Treadwell Gallery: 14 One-man shows

1987         Kunstkeller Bern, Switzerland

1986         International Art Fair, Basle

1973         Städel Academy of Fine Art, Frankfurt am Main




2024         ADVANCED CONTEMPORARIES, Somers Gallery, curated by Paul Carey-Kent

2023/4      Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize shortlist, London, Bournmouth, Southampton, Leigh

2021         Figurative Art Now, Federation of British Artists, Mall Galleries London
2021         Manchester 2020
2016         Threadneedle Prize Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2010/11    Face Value, Newport Museum & Art Gallery
2008         ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2005         What is Realism, Albemarle Gallery, London,
                8 Artists, Galerie Vielle du Temple, Paris

2004         George Sand - A Contemporary  View, Musee Chateauroux, France

2003         Espace de Belleville, Paris:..Et la femme créa l’homme
2002         Museum of Modern Art, Verona, Italy:  Artists of the Ideal

2002/3/4   Art Fair Paris

2000/01    English Artists,  Galerie Vieille du Temple, Paris.

1996/8/9   Art Fair, London - Islington

1995         Singer & Friedlander Watercolour show - London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol

1993/4      Portrait Now,  National Portrait Gallery, London
1993         National Portrait Gallery:   BP Portrait Award
1992         Armoury Art Fair New York

1991         Stiebel Modern, New York:  In Human Terms    

                Discerning Eye - London, Birkenhead

1990         National Portrait Gallery:  BP Portrait Award         

                 Kunstkeller Bern: European Artists - works on paper,  

                 Art Fairs Los Angeles & London

1989         National Portrait Gallery : John Players Award                 

                John Moores Liverpool 16
1987/8      Art Fair Basel (Kunstkeller Bern), Los Angeles, Bath (Thumb Gallery)

                 Art by Women,  Wolverhampton Art Gallery
1986         Self-Portrait - A Modern View, touring exhibition

1982-6      Art Fair Basel. Paris, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Bath, Los Angeles

1978         Royal Academy Summer Show

1975         Forum for Young Art, touring Museums Baden Baden, Stuttgart, Mannheim,                      Recklinghausen