Alan has come from a career in advertising and design. He graduated from Maidstone College of Art (UK) with Honours in Graphic Design in 1970. His career as an art director saw him work in England and Australia. In 1986 he established Response Design, a multi-disciplined design consultancy. He was a creative director shaping the visual direction of many national and international brands.
In 2004 he followed a lifetime passion with the visual arts and started to paint and sculpt full time.