Alan was born in London in 1960. He began painting in oils at the age of nine.
He studied art history at the University of Wales and then studied art history in London
In 1983 he was offered a student internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice enabling him to paint and study the art and architecture in the City.
Alan later took up the post of cataloguer of modern paintings at Bonhams fine art auctioneers in London.
In 1986 Alan left London to become a professional artist initially in Venice and then Scotland. He now lives in West Cornwall and is an elected Academian of the Royal West of England Academy.
Silver cup with Rosebud
6.5 x 5.5 inches (approx.)
Oil on Board