Worked in design studios and illustrated comic books professionally for the last 14 years.
His comic-strip work has been collected worldwide by organisations like Hamlyn and Rebellion in the UK, Egmont in Germany and DC Comics in the US.
Exhibited work throughout the UK and became a full member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists in 2005.
Won the Tanner Prize at the RBSA Open Oils exhibition in 2004
and 2006, and the Coley-Tilley Prize in 2006.
Was selected for the 2006 Annual Royal Society of Portrait Painters show at the Mall Galleries, London - which toured to Newcastle.
Hon Secretary of the RBSA in 2007.
Member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters (RP) in 2007.
Council of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2008.
Won second prize in the 2008 National Portrait Gallery’s BP Portrait Award with a painting called 'Portrait of Amanda Smith at Vincent Avenue