Born in South Shields (Sand Dancer) on the North East coast of England.

After studying 3 Years at art college I started to paint the flat capped gadgies working at North Shields fish quay and have continued to paint the characters of the North East ever since. 

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Flat capped working gadgie mending nets on North Shields fish quay 1986 

 

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Sand Dancer and his dog on the Little haven beach in view of the iconic Groyne lighthouse in South Shields

 

Cleadon Watertower with image of a gadgie from behind with walking stick and cloth cap painted in 1986

SAND DANCER ART