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Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, designer, stained glass artist and teacher, born in London. Studied at Sutton and Cheam School of Art, 1942–5, then in the stained glass department of Royal College of Art, 1948–53. After working in New York for Steuben and Corning Glass, 1953–4, taught in the stained glass department of Royal College of Art, 1955–68, then became principal lecturer in foundation studies at Kingston Polytechnic. As well as doing book-jacket design for the publisher Michael Joseph and designs for John Cranko’s ballet Reflection at Sadler’s Wells, New handled a number of stained glass commissions including three nave windows for Coventry Cathedral, a south choir window in Bristol Cathedral plus a rose window in Christ Church, Calgary, Canada.

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

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