CusArtisttom Category: Abstract

Kip Gresham (b1951)

Kip Gresham is a master printer, publisher and artist. Born in Cambridge, he studied art at Manchester and Newcastle Universities. He has established several influential and highly productive printmaking studios and publishing houses including the Manchester Print Workship in 1975, the Chilford Hall Press in 1982 in partnership with Sam Alper. He became director and master… Read more »

Michael Carlo (b1945)

Michael Carlo is a British printmaker who studied at Colchester School of Art and the Royal College of Art and also taught in London in the 60s and 70s. During his early years Michael worked with Edward Bawden, helping him in his studio at Great Bardfield. It was Edward who suggested that he attended the Royal… Read more »

Stephen Buckley (b1944)

Stephen Buckley studied Fine art at Durham University under Richard Hamilton and then at the University of Reading under Terry Frost. He has taught at Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art and appointed Professor of Fine Art at Reading in 1994.  He has held over 50 solo shows and has work… Read more »

Fraser Taylor (b1960)

Fraser Taylor is a Scottish artist who studied at the Glasgow School of Art, earning a First in Painting, followed by Printmaking at the Royal College of Art in London. He founded The Cloth Company in the 80s, an internationally acclaimed textile printing company and featured in a V&A exhibition on fashion in 2014.  Painting… Read more »

Mick Moon RA (b1937)

Mick Moon studied at Chelsea School of Art, London from 1958 to 1962 and at the Royal College of Art, London from 1962 to 1963. He was Senior Lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art, London from 1973 until 1990. Moon’s first solo exhibition was held at Waddington Galleries, London in 1969, with subsequent… Read more »

Bill Jacklin RA (b1943)

Born in 1943 and raised in London, Bill Jacklin attended the Royal College of Art. Jacklin came to prominence in the 1960s as a ‘Systems artist’, composing complex works of grids and dots. Later his interest changed toward studies of light and movement, he began to work with figuration.  Between 1967 and 1975, Jacklin taught… Read more »

Stanley William Hayter CBE (1901-88)

British painter and outstanding printmaker who spent most of his life in Paris.  A trained chemist, his scientific knowledge no doubt inspired the innovative techniques which he brought to printmaking, specifically the art of etching.  He founded the  Atelier 17 print workshop in 1927 which enabled hundreds of artists – many of the leading names… Read more »

Chris Plowman (1952-2009)

Chris Plowman was a sculptor, printmaker and lecturer before his untimely death in 2009.  He was a student of Fine Art at Wolverhampton Polytechnic before going on to postgraduate study at the Royal College of Art (RCA), where he achieved a Masters in Printmaking.  He particularly excelled in printmaking and sculpture, steel being a favoured… Read more »

Sidney Jonas Budnick (1921-94)

American abstract artist from New York City, who was one of the founders of the American Abstract Art Group and whose works are represented in the collection of the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the Oregon Art Museum.  He was a friend of Dutch artist Mondrian who was a big influence on his work. … Read more »

Birgit Skiold (1923-82)

Swedish-born printmaker and modernist artist who moved to London in 1948 and studied printmaking at the Regent Street Polytechnic.  Through her innovative techniques as a printmaker, inspiring lecturer and founder of the first open access professional print workshop in England, Skiold undoubtedly was an important figure in British printmaking.  The Print Workshop as it was… Read more »

Mary Stork (1938-2007)

Born in Portsmouth, studied at the West of England College under Paul Feiler. She went on to the Slade School of Art where she won major awards, and her paintings toured with the Arts Council Young Contemporaries. At the Slade she met and married the West Cornwall artist Jeremy Le Grice, and they returned to live… Read more »

Max Bill (1908-94)

Swiss artist, designer and architect who studied at the Bauhaus under Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky.  He moved shortly thereafter to Paris, and exhibited with the group Abstraction-Creation, along with Mondrian, Brancusi and Arp.  Widely considered the single most decisive influence on Swiss graphic design and for his pivotal role in the Concrete Art movement, he… Read more »