Great Bookham : Surrey
19th, 20th & 21st Century Artists

John Lines was born in 1938 in Rugby Warwickshire where he now has a studio. He studied at Rugby Polytechnic from 1957 to 1959 and then at York School of Art from 1962. He started to exhibit his work that year. He has pictures in private and public collections throughout the world and has held workshops and lectures in Sydney, Australia and North Carolina in the US. He is a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (1996), Royal Society of Marine Artists (2002), Vice President of Rugby Art Society and President of the Kineton Art Society. He has won many prizes and awards at the Mall Galleries and many other exhibitions and festivals.

John Lines Fish and Chips oil 12 x 12 inches


David Jan Gardiner Curtis ROI RSMA
David Curtis was born on 15th June 1948 and educated at Doncaster Grammar School and is a self taught artist, designer and teacher, he paints in watercolour and oil. He served an apprenticeship and later became the head of an engineering design team for Hawker Siddeley. He commenced to paint full-time in 1988. His work is in many collections worldwide including Doncaster Museum; Sultanate of Oman; Rockefeller Institute, New York and he has completed many commissions including HM Crown Commissioners and Cavalry & Guards Club. David has taught many art clubs and produced instructional videos and books, he taught part time at Doncaster Faculty of Art and Design. His exhibitions include many one man shows as well as the Royal Academy, Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour, Royal Society of Marine Artists, New English Art Club, Royal Society of Oil Painters and the Royal Watercolour Society; he won the Singer Friedlander/Sunday Times watercolour competition, 1st prizewinner in 1992, 2nd prizewinner in 1997.

David Jan Gardiner Curtis ROI RSMA
Welcome Shade at Art in Action 2005

oil 12 x 10 ins

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