Gary Waters was born in South Wales in 1953. He studied at Hornsey, Birmingham and the Royal College of Art. On leaving college he set up studio and taught at colleges in Salisbury, Swansea, Newport, Cardiff and Bradford in the UK and at Morris College New Jersey, U.S.A.
He has exhibited extensivly with principle solo shows in Nice, Castres, Venice, Cardiff, New Jersey and London.
In 1991 Gary Waters stopped teaching to paint full time. He now lives in South West France with the photographer Mabel Odessey and their two children.