1967 Born, Liverpool, Merseyside

1990-93 British Army, Corps of Royal Engineers

1993-96 John Moores University, BA(Hons) Fine Art




2002 Sefton Open Finalist, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport

2004 Not The Turner Prize Shortlist, Mall Galleries, London

2006 The Football Art Prize Shortlist, The Lowry, Manchester

2013 Regional Finalist, Sky Arts Portrait Artist Of The Year, Cardiff

2013 Winner 'Best Portrait Award' West Lancashire Open

2014 Great Art Prize, A.F.A.S Exhibition 2013, Mall Galleries, London

2014 Regional Finalist, Sky Arts Portrait Artist Of The Year, Cardiff

2015 Cohort Prize A.F.A.S Exhibition 2015 Mall Galleries London

2019 Winner 'American Legacy Fine Art Award' 14th International ARC Salon.

2019 Honourable Mention 'Imaginative Realism Category' 14th International ARC Salon..

2019 Second Prize Wirral Society Of Arts Open Exhibition, Wirral.

2020 Finalist 15th International ARC Salon.

Solo Exhibitions


2002 Paintings By John Afflick, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport

2009 The Circus Of Life, Gallery Kaleidoscope, London

2011 Caravaggio to Vermeer, Corke Art Gallery, Aigburth Liverpool


Selected Group Exhibitions


1999 Future Famous, The Unicorn Gallery, London

2002 Sefton Open, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport

2003 Figures In Flow, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury

BCAF, Battersea, London

2004 On The Wall, Olympia Grand Hall, London

Not The Turner Prize, Mall Galleries, London

AAF, Battersea, London

2005 30 Years, Gallery Kaleidoscope, London

AAF, Battersea, London

2006 The Football Art Prize, The Lowry, Manchester

AAF, Battersea, London

BCAF, Battersea, London

One Thing In Common, Gallery Kaleidoscope, London

2007 AAF, Battersea, London

2008 AAF, Battersea, London

2009 AAF, Battersea, London

Extravaganza, Gallery Kaleidoscope, London

2010 ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, Windsor Racecourse, Windsor

Christmas Show, Corke Gallery, Liverpool

Christmas Show, The Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool

2011 Henley Festival, Henley-on-Thames

2012 Untitled Art Fair, Chelsea, London

2012 Parallax Art Fair, Chelsea, London

2013 Realism, The Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool

2013 Portraits, The Corke Gallery, Liverpool

2014 A.F.A.S ( Armed Forces Art Society ) Mall Galleries, London

2015 A.F.A.S ( Armed Forces Art Society ) Mall Galleries London

2016 A.F.A.S ( Armed Forces Art Society ) Mall Galleries London

2019 Wirral Society Of Arts Open Exhibition, Wirral, Merseyside.

2019 14th International ARC Salon

2020 15th International ARC Salon

2021 Winners Exhibition Chaiya Art Awards, Oxo Tower, Southbank, London.


Selected Publications


2001 Ampersand, March/April

2004 Daily Mail, Weekend, June

2008 Artists & Illustrators, December

2009 Art Of England, January

2011 Liverpool Daily Post, Caravaggio to Vermeer, April

2014 A Little Book Of Portraits, beyond the canvas. Quadrille Publishing.

2020 International Realism, 14th International ARC Salon. ACC Art Books

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