Henry was born in Edinburgh in 1953. He attended the Byam Shaw School of Art in London from 1981-2 before attending the Slade School of Fine Art, in London until 1986. Since then he has exhibited widely with solo and mixed shows throughout the UK, America, and Australia. He has won many awards throughout his career, the latest being the Open Eye Prize at the RSA. His work can be found in public and private collections.