Upon leaving school, Graham worked as a trainee illustrator in a small commercial art studio in Leicestershire. He gained experience in creating illustrations for books and other artwork for publication. After working for a number of years as an illustrator and in industry he gained a Fine Art degree. Ever since, Graham has exhibited in galleries throughout the North of England and his paintings have been bought by public and private collectors both in this country and abroad.
Graham’s artwork has featured widely in the regional press as well as in Hotline, the national magazine of Virgin Rail, in Lancashire Life and in ‘Facing North’, a book and exhibition project featuring 50 professional artists from across the North of England. His work with a wide range of painting media including soft pastel, mixed media, oils, acrylic, gouache and watercolour. He enjoys painting landscapes, still life studies, portraits and birds.
Graham lives and works in Lancaster and is also an exhibiting artist. He’s also an art tutor in Adult Education and a community artist working with groups from a wide range backgrounds.