Born in 1956, Bryan is a self-taught painter and sculptor who works in oil, watercolour, pastel and tempera. He has exhibited widely, both in this country, in Europe and in the USA with one man shows and mixed exhibitions. His exhibitions include the World of Watercolours in London; Whaletail Exhibition in Nairobi, where he was an award winner; International Animal Exhibition in France; the Tryon Gallery; Birds in Art Exhibition in Wisconsin, USA; he has also shown at the Game Fair. Bryan also works on many commissions including designing cover jackets for and illustrating books (Gerald Durrell's Army and Conservation published in 1997). His commissions include ‘Altarpiece', a 10 x 5 foot triptych inspired by a verse by St. Francis of Assisi and a commission from the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust for a painting depicting endangered species to commemorate their 25th anniversary. He has travelled to Africa to research his own book on African Wildlife. Bryan has been Artist in Residence at Wallsworth Hall, Gloucester and has taught art at Marlborough College Summer School.