TESSA NEWCOMB (b1955)
Born in Suffolk in 1955, Tessa Newcomb is the daughter of artist Mary Newcomb. She attended the Norwich School of Art from 1972 and received a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Bath Academy of Art in 1976. In 1977 she studied printmaking at the Wimbledon School of Art.
Newcomb’s first solo exhibition was held at the Annexe Gallery, Wimbledon in 1979. Her work was included in mixed exhibitions and one man shows She has works in public collections including the Bradford Metropolitan Museum and the Whitworth Art Gallery.
The Suffolk countryside and country events heavly influence Newcomb’s works..