Great Bookham : Surrey
19th, 20th & 21st Century Artists
F Donald Blake RI RSMA NEAC(1908 - 1997)
Donald Blake trained at the Camberwell School of Art. Early in 1940 he was drafted into a small group of artists producing propaganda for the Ministry of Information. After the war he worked as a commercial artist but by the early 1960s he had earned himself a considerable reputation as a painter. During his lifetime he had one man shows in Belgium, Germany and the USA. He was a member of the Chelsea Arts Club, the Wapping Group and was President of the London Sketch Club.

F Donald Blake RI RSMA NEAC
Group on the Beach
watercolour 14 x 10 inches
Edward Dawson NEAC (1941 - 1999)
Born in Northumberland in 1941, Edward studied Fine Art at Durham University and began to teach.In 1978 he relinquished his teaching to concentrate on painting. He was elected a member of the New English Art Club in 1977. His intuitive feel for the atmospherics of the climate. His pictures are richly painted with direct brush strokes, capturing the subtle changes in light and mood. His work is in private collections all over the world.

Edward Dawson NEAC
Green and Gold October Morning
oil 24 x 30 inches
Josiah Sturgeon RI RSMA FRIBA
(1919 - 1999)

Josiah, or John to his friends was born in Essex. He grew up among tugs, sailing barges and fishing boats of the Thames and East Coast.He qualified as an architect in 1951 after serving in the Royal Engineers in North Africa, Iraq, Persia and Germany. From 1956 he was a member and eventually President and Chairman of the Wapping Group of Artists. He was elected RI in 1961 and RSMA in 1970. His work is held in many public and private collections

Josiah Sturgeon RI RSMA FRIBA On the Mud Medway
oil 16 x 24inches

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