Frank studied ceramics in the Art Department at Otago Polytechnic 1975-76. He was a founding member and worked at The Moray Place Studio in Central Dunedin. He moved to Invercargill and tutored in the Art and Community Studies Department at Southland Community College and also exhibited at numerous local exhibitions. In 2006 joined Auckland Studio Potters and reconnected with the Ceramic community after an absence of 20 years.
Merit award Portage Art Awards. Recipient Auckland Studio Potters Residency Award sponsored by the James Wallace Arts Trust