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© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Government Art Collection


Olwyn Bowey (b.1936)

Government Art Collection
Painter and draughtsman, born Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. Attended West Hartlepool School of Art and the Royal College of Art and was awarded a travelling scholarship. For a time she taught at Waltham Forest School of Art. Showed at New Grafton Gallery and elsewhere, and became RA in 1974, also being a member of RBA. Work held by Tate Gallery, Arts Council, RA, Ministry of Public Building and Works and provincial galleries. Lived in Heyshott, Midhurst, Sussex.

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

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