On graduating in Graphics and Ceramics, Rod moved to London and worked as an illustrator with clients like British Rail, Radio Times and BBC TV. He followed this working as an Art Director with major London agencies like JWT and Young & Rubicam, before returning to his native Shropshire.
Rod has exhibited in mixed shows in West End galleries, MOMA Wales and Chester City Art Gallery he was included in The Voice of the Century Show at MOMA Wales. He had a one man show at Gallery 3 as part of The Shrewsbury Summer Festival and The Place in Telford. He was also included in an exhibition to celebrate A.E.Housman’s A Shropshire Lad.
Recently he exhibited with Sculptor Jeremy Schrecker and Ray Pearson Silk Screen printer at The Haystack Gallery an exhibition which was later shown at The Salthouse Gallery in St.Ives under the title Three Elements.
Theatre Severn Shrewsbury, November 4th 2016 for 10 weeks.