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The Fun Don't Stop
© the artist. Photo credit: Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Fun Don't Stop 2009

Philip Mead (b.1948)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Painter, born in Lincoln. He took a fine art honours degree at Gloucestershire College of Art, 1979–82, gaining his master’s in painting, 1983–4. Mead then had an artist-in-schools residency, at Hartshill School, Nuneaton, 1985, followed in 1985–6 by another residency at Porthcawl School, Wales. After Greek Government Scholarships, 1986–7, Mead was artist-in-residence at The National Gallery, 1987–8, then in 1992 at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Among his many awards and prizes were an Arts Council Award, 1977, and a WAC Travel Award in 1989. His many shows included Stowells Trophy Exhibition, RA, 1982; one-man show at British School at Athens, 1986; solo show at Winchester Gallery, 1988; and the first of a series of one-mans at New Academy Gallery, 1989.

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

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