Born in Exeter u.k. in 1949. Following schooling Jeremy went to Exeter College of Art in the late sixties where he studied painting and printmaking and subsequently trained to be a teacher at Exeter University Rolle College.
During the seventies and eighties taught art at all levels whilst raising a family and exploring early language as a painter.
In 1987 moved to Cornwall to paint full time. During early years in Cornwall became a member of the Newlyn Society of Art (NSA) and the Penwith Society of Artists. He subsequently became a committee member of the NSA and served on the council of management of the Newlyn Gallery.
During 1991/92 he lived in Germany having been awarded a DAAD stipendium. A formative period of work was followed by several solo and mixed exhibitions in Berlin Leipzig and Worpswede and Bremen. Also chosen at this time to mount a solo exhibition at the international Celtic Festival in L,Orient France.
1993 he spent an extended period painting in Sydney in Australia followed by a return to UK where Jeremy converted and developed a derelict former chapel and Sunday school where he now lives with his wife, the painter Judy Buxton, and his youngest daughter.