Curtis has worked as an illustrator for the past 20 years, drawing for magazines, books, advertising, newspapers and packaging. He is also part of the design team at The Mail On Sunday newspaper, in London. Curtis's watercolours are frequently exhibited in galleries and shows throughout the country, and many paintings are in international collections. For the past five years he has been writing books, penning articles for the national art press and is currently working on his 16th book title due out in October.
Curtis also lectures in National Diploma Art and Design and Foundation Studies at the University College For The Creative Arts in Kent, visits art clubs with his unconventional presentations and is a performance poet and painter.