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The Garth Orange
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

The Garth Orange 1963

Graham Bevan (1935–2006)

Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
Painter and teacher, born in Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Attended Cardiff College of Art, 1951–3, then after National Service resumed studies at Slade School of Fine Art, 1956–9, followed in 1960 by a London University postgraduate studentship in fine art. Joined Sheffield College of Art Polytechnic as a lecturer in fine art. Participated in many group shows, including Young Contemporaries, 1958–60, LG and the 1964 show of Contemporary British Art in Bradford, having several one-man exhibitions at New Art Centre. Both Arts Council and WAC hold his work.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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