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Beats Grocers
© Doreen Fletcher. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Bridgeman Images

Beats Grocers 1979

Doreen Fletcher (b.1952)

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Painter and teacher, born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, who depicted urban landscapes, which included London’s East End where she lived, and latterly views of southern France eastern Europe. Did a foundation course at Newcastle School of Art, 1972–3, then gained distinctions at Croydon College of Art and Design, 1973–6. From 1982 was a visiting lecturer at Croydon College and elsewhere in London. Later awards included a prize in the Art of Housing Competition, 1997–8. She took part in extensive group shows. Exhibited solo at City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke, 1980, later ones including Wigmore Hall and Ogilvy & Estill, Conway, both 1999. Public galleries in Stoke and Newcastle, Foreign Office, Corporation of London and several London boroughs hold examples.

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

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