Painter and teacher, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. He studied at Leicester Polytechnic, 1972–6, then at Royal Academy Schools under Peter Greenham, 1977–80. He taught at Rugby School of Art, 1976–8. Among his awards was the David Murray Landscape Prize, 1978–9; RA Silver Medal for Drawing, 1979; Royal College of Surgeons Dooley Prize for Anatomical Drawing, 1980; Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Scholarship, 1980–1; and Richard Ford Award, 1981. In 1978 Kuhfeld was made a freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers. Kuhfeld showed widely in mixed exhibitions, including RA Summer Exhibitions from 1978, RWA from 1982, at Jonleigh Gallery, Guildford, from 1983, and New Grafton Gallery, from 1983. One-man shows included Highgate Gallery, 1983–5, and New Grafton Gallery, 1986, also Agnew, 1989, W H Patterson from 1994, Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford, 2003, and Petley Fine Art, 2004.

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

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