Curriculum Vitae

Born in London. Lives and works in Winchester. Painting Pathway Leader, Winchester School of Art.


  • 1971-75 St. Martin’s School of Art (BA Hons)
  • 1976-79 Royal College of Art (MA)

    Solo Exhibitions

  • 1979 Hull School of Art
  • 1985 Spacex, Exeter
  • 1986 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
  • 1989 Smith Jariwala Gallery, London
  • 1990 Todd Gallery, London
  • 1991 Smith Jariwala Gallery at DEGW, London
  • 1992 Smith Jariwala Gallery, London
  • 1995 Kapil Jariwala Gallery, 4 New Burlington Street, London
  • 2001 Off Line, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, 3 February – 16 April, touring to The Winchester Gallery, 10 October – 2 November
  • 2001 Panorama Gallery, Barcelona
  • 2003 k3 Gallery, Zurich
  • 2004 An intervention into the Far Eastern Collections, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • 2007 Off at a Tangent: an installation in response to The Floating World, an exhibition of Japanese prints, Southampton City Art Gallery
  • 2010 History: a site-specific installation in Hyde Abbey Chamber, Winchester

Selected Group Exhibitions|

  • 1975 Young Contemporaries, ICA, London,
    Small Works, Imperial College, London
  • 1976 Young Contemporaries, ICA, London
    Zeus Hermes Show, London
    John Moores X, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
  • 1977 Royal College of Art Painting, Imperial College, London
  • 1981 Staff Exhibition, Canterbury School of Art
    Studied at St. Martin’s, St. Martin’s School of Art Gallery, London
    Drawings, University of Kent, Canterbury
    Hayward Annual, Drawing, London
  • 1982 Seven Artists, Newcastle Polytechnic
  • 1983 Open Show, King’s Street Gallery, Bristol
    Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
    Diversities, Belfast University, Belfast
    Art Space Studios, King’s Street Gallery, Bristol
  • 1984 Painters at Winchester, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester
    Young Painters from Bath and Bristol, Festival Gallery, Bath
    Open Studios, Art Space, Bristol
  • 1985 Two Painters: Clyde Hopkins and Stephen Cooper, Axiom Gallery, Cheltenham
  • 1986 Drawings, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester Ten Years of Art Space, V Shed Exhibition Centre, Bristol Contemporary Drawing, selected by Tim Hilton, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Studied with Peter de Francia, Camden Arts Centre, London
  • 1987 Stephen Cooper, Michael Lewisohn and Anthea Nicholson, Arnolfini, Bristol