CusArtisttom Category: RA

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 »

Michael Sandle RA (b1936)

Born on the Isle of Man, Professor Michael Sandle studied at Douglas School of Art and Technology, and the Slade School of Fine Art.  He spent some time in Germany in the 70s and 80s taking up teaching posts as Professor of Sculpture.  He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in… Read more »

Elisabeth Frink RA (1930-93)

Dame Elisabeth Frink RA was an English sculptor and printmaker whose work was hugely influenced by her childhood surrounded by horses and animals, but also influenced by her experiences of the war.  She studied at Chelsea School of Art and went on to teach at both Chelsea and St Martin’s Schools.  She achieved recognition at… Read more »

Mary Fedden RA (1915-2012)

Highly respected and collected British artist who studied at the Slade School of Art.  Her first solo exhibition was at the Mansard Gallery in Heal’s Department Store.  In 1951 she married Julian Trevelyan and they travelled widely across Europe and beyond, their experiences providing inspiration for many of their prints.  From the late 1950s she… Read more »

Joe Tilson RA (b1928)

Printmaker, painter and sculptor, a leading light in British Pop Art. Tilson studied at St Martin’s and the Royal College of Art along with Peter Blake, R B Kitaj and David Hockney and where he received the Rome Prize.  He returned after a year to teach at St Martin’s followed by the Slade School, UCL… Read more »

Jennifer Dickson RA b1936

Eminent photographer and printmaker, born in South Africa who studied at Goldsmiths School of Art 1954-9 before emigrating to Canada in 1969.  She was also tutored by the great Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17 in Paris, in the field of printmaking. Since 1962, Jennifer Dickson has had more than 60 one-person exhibitions in six… Read more »

Victor Pasmore RA, CH, CBE (1908-88)

Arguably the most influential British abstract artist, Pasmore studied at the Central School of Art and was part of the first post-war exhibition of abstract art. Pasmore was a leading figure in the promotion of abstract art and reform of the fine art education system. From 1943–1949, he taught at Camberwell where one of his students… Read more »

Basil Beattie RA (b1935

Painter and printmaker known for his evocative and expressive abstract works in earthy colours. Trained at West Hartlepool College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools (1957–61). He taught at Goldsmith’s College in the 1980s and 90s. Beattie has twice been shortlisted for the Jerwood Prize and once for the Charles Wollaston Award. He was… Read more »

Barry Flanagan OBE, RA (1941-2009)

Barry Flannagan OBE RA was a Welsh sculptor, artist and printmaker. He studied architecture at Birmingham College of Art before taking a diploma in sculpture at St Martin’s School.  Post graduation he taught at St Martin’s & the Central Schools of Art until 1971 and was elected to the Royal Academy in 1991.  He represented… Read more »

Patrick Caulfield RA (1936-2005)

One of the “New Generation” of 1960s British Pop and abstract artists. Caulfield’s bold paintings and prints incorporated everyday objects in still lifes and ordinary domestic interiors and were defined by strong graphic design, black outlines, and bright, saturated colours.  Caulfield was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1987 and shared the Jerwood Painting Prize… Read more »

Ian McKeever RA (b1946)

Artist and printmaker who lives in Dorset.  He took a degree in English before beginning to paint in 1969. His first solo show in London was in 1973 at the ICA and in 1989 he was awarded the prestigious DAAD scholarship to work in Berlin.  In 1990 the Whitechapel Gallery held a major retrospective of his… Read more »