Born in Dublin, he studied at the National College of Art Dublin where he pursued an interest in realist painting. He travelled through North America where he was influenced by the American realist painters of the 1950s and 1960s. He currently lives and works in Ireland.
The paintings are observations from nature , capturing a moment in time and taking the viewer beyond the image to a place of reflection.
The subject matter is taken from nature, often wildlife , landscape or ancient stone structures. He works through the media of oils, acrylic, tempera and dry brush watercolour.
He has exhibited work in both Ireland and abroad.