Parents professional musicians. By the age of twelve, art was obvious and unquestioned direction. At seventeen was doing jackets, magazine illustration, portraits etc., and a monthly illustrated cops, robbers, guns, bosoms strip! Professional years as actress (West End inc.), film, TV and radio. Painting / Portraiture becomes full time. Two postings (Philippines and Australia) involve extensive work and travel. Story best told by following list of some works of people in a wide variety of fields and countries:
- H.M. Queen Elizabeth II.
- H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.
- The Princess of Wales.
- H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.
- H.R.H. Princess Anne.
- H.R.H. Prince Edward.
- H.M. The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
- His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
- Baroness Thatcher.
- The Rt. Revs. Coggan, Runcie and Carey, former Archbishops of Canterbury.
- The Hon. Sir John Gorton, former Prime Minister of Australia.
- Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, Prime Minister of Fiji.
- Vigdis Finnbogadottir, President of Iceland.
- Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines.
- A.J.P. Taylor.
- Sir Vivian Fuchs.
- Lee Kuan Yew (Senior Minister Singapore).
- Goh Chok Tong (P.M. Singapore).
- Miss Chris Evert and Miss Virginia Wade (Wimbledon Tennis Champions).
- The House of Commons in session (440 Portraits) for the House of Commons.
- The House of Representatives (170 Portraits) for the New Parliament Building.
- The Worshipful Company of Barber-Surgeons (120 Portraits).
- Private Family Groups.
- Galleries, art institutions and societies in England, USA, Australia and Far Eastern countries – “Lectures” are more precisely “Talks” on attitudes, approach, with anecdotes and an informal dialogue with the audience which helps provide relevant material at audience level and encourages participation.
- Art criticisms, feature articles for art magazines and television e.g. a half hour feature combining the painting of a portrait and dialogue with sitter, TV and radio commentary, news interviews etc., radio interviews, exhibition judging and openings.