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Painting, Plant
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Durham University

Painting, Plant

David Kinmont (1932–2006)

Durham University
Artist in various media and teacher, born in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. He studied at the Regional College of Art, Manchester, and Cambridge University. He was head of the art department at Rhyl Grammar School, then held a series of teaching posts, becoming senior lecturer in the history of art at Bristol University. Mixed shows included RCamA of which he was a member and Royal National Eisteddfod. Had a series of solo exhibitions including retrospectives at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, in 1963, and St John’s, Cambridge, his old college, 1969; later ones included University of Durham, 1981, and Bristol University, 1983. Lived in Flax Bourton, Bristol.

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

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