Based at 28 Queen's Drive, Glasgow, he was active in the 1970s as a
Sculptor in metal and glass-fibre.
He exhibited at RGIFA
including, Solar, 1970, Cathedral, 1971, Saturn's
Cradle, 1972, and Pyramus, 1975; the latter two exhibited
at the RSA
, 1973 and 1975 respectively.
His abstract sculpture on the façade of the former Stakis Steak House
Restaurant, 197-200 Ingram Street, is his only recorded
commission for architectural sculpture in Glasgow (1971-3).
Made of glass-fibre and steel, the brooch-like sculpture is mounted on
nine vertical aluminium fins, and was included in the building's design at
the insistence of the city's Planning Department.
The Richard Coley Award for Sculpture (£500), was insigated by Visual Arts
Scotland after his death, and is awarded to sculptors over the age of forty.