1944 born: Birkenhead
    attended: Fender Valley School, Woodchurch Road School, Birkenhead
      Worcester Royal Grammar School, day release to Worcester Art School
  1962 studied:

Cheltenham School of Architecture and Landscape, Gloucestershire College of Art

  1964 worked: Landscape Architect, London County Council
  1969 studied: Hammersmith College of Art and Building
      Goldsmiths College School of Art, London University
  1974 moved: Stroud, Gloucestershire
      studios in Stroud Workhouse, Chalford Hill, and Railway Tavern
  1980 built: studio in Brown's Hill, Stroud
  1974 - onwards   see exhibitions below
       
  Catalogue: The Black Morar Series, New Paintings 2010 - 2012    ISBN 978-0-9562038-9-2
  Catalogue: Pete Hoida, Doctor Viper, HSoA  2015  ISBN  978-0-9931047-1-8
   
  Verse written between 1963 and 2016. Selcted publications:
  "Lips", Allison & Busby, London. ISBN 85031 067 9, 1972
  "Stumble", Poet and Peasant Press, London, 1975
  "The Correct Demanded Direction", Pig Press, Newcastle, ISBN 0.903997 45 2, 1979
  "Selected Poems of Blaise Cendrars" (Translation), Penguin, London. ISBN 0 14 042.231 5, 1980
  "Literary Breakfast", privately published, Bristol, 1985
  "The Decline of Heavy Industry", Yew Tree Press, Stroud. ISBN 978-0-9562038-8-5, 2016 audio
       
  Also see Wikipedia
       
   
     
  Solo Exhibitions  
     
  1975 International Art Centre, London
  1986 Axiom, Cheltenham    review
  1987 Guildhall Arts Centre, Gloucester
  1991 Mills, Stroud
  1992 Guildhall Arts Centre, Gloucester
  1994 The Living Room, London    essay
  1995 Museum & Art Gallery, Cheltenham    essay
  1997 7 Goodge Place, London
  2000 deliArt, London    review
  2006 Ashcroft Modern Art, Cirencester     essay     review 
  2007 Subscription Rooms, Stroud    essay
  2008 Sandra Higgins Fine Art at SE1 Gallery, London    essay    review
  2013 The Museum in the Park, Stroud, & St Mary of the Angels    essay    reviews 
  2015  HSoA, London     essay
     
  Group Exhibitions  
     
  1973 & 1974 "New Young Contemporaries", Camden Arts Centre, London
  1980 "Six Gloucestershire Painters", Spacex, Exeter
  1989 4th Annual Exhibition "In the Docks", Gloucester
  1989 "A Northern School", Pelter/Sands, Bristol, and The Grundy, Blackpool
  1989 "My Generation", The Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport and Skelmersdale Art Centre    essay
  1990 "A Northern School" at Boundary Gallery, London, and Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
  1992 & 1993 Kilvert Gallery, Clyro, Wales
  1994 "Gwl Gelf Harlech Art Biennale", Harlech, Wales
  1995 Beatrice Royal Gallery, Southampton
  1997 Schoolhouse Gallery, Bath
  1998 'Glosart in the Docks', Gloucester
  1998 Sun & Doves Gallery, London
  2000 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
  2002 St George’s, Brandon Hill, Bristol
  2002 RWA 150th Autumn Exhibition, Bristol
  2003 Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax
  2003 RWA 151st Autumn Exhibition, Bristol
  2009 Sandra Higgins Fine Art at Gallery 6, Chelsea, London
  2009 & 2010 Four Square Fine Arts, Art London, Chelsea
  2009 Four Square Fine Arts, Gallery 27, Cork Street, London
  2010 Four Square Fine Arts, London Art Fair, Islington
  2010 Four Square Fine Arts, The Gallery Redchurch Street, London
  2011 Lorca in England, Stroud
  2012 The Subscription Rooms, Stroud
  2014 The Social Bases of Abstract Art, UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate
  2017 Colour & I Are One, Saul Hay Fine Art, Manchester