Born in Middlesex, Ayling came to St Ives to paint in 1977, and moved to work in one of the Penwith Gallery studios a few years later. In Cornwall he has exhibited at the Wills Lane Gallery, St Ives, the Penwith Gallery and at NAG.
Painter, muralist, illustrator
Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945
Whybrow (1994) Studio Artists in their Workplace, St Ives (personal statement & photo in studio)
(1994) St Ives 1883-1993