Born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Attended Glasgow School of Art.
Attended St. Martin's School of Art.
Abandoned conventional studio production for the creation of impermanent sculptures.
Held a mocking one day retrospective exhibition at the Tate Gallery.
Honoured with the Mercedes Benz John Moores 1st Painting Prize.
Begins teaching as a Senior Lecturer at Slade College of Art, London.
Completed a public commission for London's Royal Festival Hall.
Visiting Art Lecturer at Rijksacademie, Amsterdam.
Created a public commission for the Royal Museum of Scotland.
Visiting Professor at Real Academie de Bellas Artes, Madrid.
Stepped down from teaching as a Professor of Fine Arts at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, where he was Head of Graduate Painting.
Lives and works in London.