He was an artist, designer, teacher and gallery proprietor who was born in London. He was the President of the Society of Staffordshire artists and a member of the Free artists and Sculptors. He exhibited widely at the RI, RBA, and many provincial galleries. He also exhibited at the Paris Salon where he won both silver and gold medals for his work.
His work is held in many public galleries.
He lived in Leek, Staffordshire where he ran his own gallery.