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No. 15
© the Sandra Blow estate partnership. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford

No. 15 1968

Sandra Blow (1925–2006)

Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford

British abstract painter, born in London. She studied at *St Martin's School of Art under Ruskin *Spear, 1942–6, and the Academy in Rome, 1947–8. In 1961 she won second prize for painting at the *John Moores Liverpool Exhibition and in the same year began teaching at the *Royal College of Art. She worked in a number of abstract styles, including *gestural abstraction and *Colour Field Painting.

Text source: A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (Oxford University Press)

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