Abstract painter, at first influenced by Victor Pasmore's Euston Road style. Born in Burma, Heath studied at the Newlyn School of Art under Stanhope Forbes in 1938 and at the Slade School in Oxford 1939. He joined the R.A.F. in 1940 and spent 1942–5 as a prisoner of war in Germany but returned to the Slade in 1945–7.
Heath exhibited at the London Group from 1949 when he showed his first abstract works. His first one-man exhibition was at the Redfern Gallery 1953.
He was visiting lecturer at Bath Academy, Corsham and Chairman of the A.I.A. from 1955. Author of 'Abstract Art, its Origin and Meaning' 1953.