Born in Coventry 1948. Studied Fine Art Painting at the Ulster College of Art & Design 1965-1969. Completed a Post Graduate, Art Teachers' Certificate course at the University of S.Wales in 1970
For 39 years he worked as an Art Teacher. Now retired and a full time ARTIST!
Rodney’s paintings are influenced by the landscape and its many variations of mood and colour. He works Largely with oil, strong fluent brush strokes bringing out the rigor and movement of the landscape. Rodney is a member of the Arts Society of Ulster and the Pastel Society of Ireland.
1991 Laing Landscape Competition N. I.
1998 ASU King and Goudy Prize.
2002 ASU Peyton Award
2005 ASU Perpetual Medal
2000 RUA Best Painting voted by public.
2007 ASU Perpetual Medal
Down District Council
Department of the Environment N.I.
Jordanstown School for the Deaf
Kilkeel High School
Our Lady’s Grammer School, Newry
Young Ireland Memorial Fund