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Sculptor and teacher, born at Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, near Chepstow where he attended the Grammar School. Was at Newport College of Art, 1945–7 and 1949–51, during the intervening period being an Army College teacher of drawing and painting. In 1951–2 was at London University Institute of Education. Then commenced a series of teaching posts including Newport College of Art and a decade from 1959 as a tutor at Barry Summer School, taking early retirement as head of fine art from Wimbledon School of Art, 1991. A member of the 56 Group, Stevens showed in group exhibitions at Howard Roberts Gallery in Cardiff, New Vision Centre and SWG at Leicester Galleries, Royal National Eisteddfod where he was winner of the sculpture prize in 1959, and elsewhere.

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


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