Biography from Newman Galleries
He lived in Delaware approximately ten years, working as an illustrator and then moved to Philadelphia from 1904 to 1910. English eventually settled down in Point Pleasant, (Bucks County) Pennsylvania, where he did the majority of his work.
He was a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, where he taught and served as Vice-President. He was a fellow of the Art Club of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Art Club of Philadelphia, and was included in the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. In 1923, a year after his death, the Philadelphia Sketch Club held a memorial exhibition of his work.