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The North Front of The Vyne, Hampshire
© the artist. Photo credit: National Trust Images

The North Front of The Vyne, Hampshire 1987

Martin Yeoman (b.1953)

National Trust, The Vyne

Painter, mainly of landscape in oil, with an individual palette and poetic sense of place. In 1974 Yeoman was taught by Jane Dowling, and as a result became a guest student with Peter Greenham at Royal Academy Schools, 1975–9. He was awarded a silver medal for drawing, 1976, David Murray Landscape Scholarship, 1978, and Richard Ford Landscape Scholarship to Spain, 1979. In 1980 Yeoman won the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation award. Further awards included the Menena Joy Schwabe Prize, 1996, Philip Solomon Drawing Prize, 1998, and Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture in 2002. He in 1981 and 1983 entered and hung in the Imperial Tobacco Portrait Competition at National Portrait Gallery. Won the Hamerson Purchase Prize in 1984, and was elected to NEAC.

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

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