Student, Manchester Junior College Art, 1949-1951; student, Manchester Regional College Art, 1955-1957; Diploma Fine Art, University College, London, 1960.
Visiting lecturer Center School Art, London, 1960-1965, Camberwell School Art, London, 1960-1969, St. Martin's School Art, London, 1965-1979, Chelsea School Art, London, 1978-1979, Yale School Art, Yale University, New Haven, 1983, 85, 86. Visiting professor Minneapolis College Art and Design, Minneapolis, 1973. External examiner Maidstone (Kent, England) College Art, 1977-1979, National College Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland, 1978, Goldsmiths College, University London, 1978-1981.
Visiting tutor Slade School Fine Art, University College, London, 1970-1981. Visiting artist sculpture department Royal College Art, 1970-1981. Visiting artist Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, 1979-1981, Manchester Polytechnic, 1978-1983.
Associate lecturer in sculpture Camberwell School Art, London, 1971-1983. Faculty New York Studio School, New York City, since 1988. Conductor numerous lecturers and workshops.
Member committee for art and design Council for National Academy Awards, 1976-1979. Member fine arts award policy committee Arts Council Great Britain, 1977-1979. Member fine art advisory panel South Glamorgan Institute Higher Education, 1977-1979.
Curator Institute Contemporary Art, London, 1978, Minneapolis Institute Arts, 1983.
Senior aircraftsman Royal Air Force, 1952-1955.
Married Leila Stott Philip. 1 child, Rhys Philip.