GILES, Graham

1942 - 1998

Graham Winston Giles, was born in South-West Surrey in 1942, son of George W. Giles and his wife Frances E. née Brown (born 24 December 1896), who married at Fulham, London in 1941. Graham studied at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art 1960-1963, followed by Chelsea School of Art 1963-1964, with post-graduate at the Royal Academy of Art in London being awarded post-graduate scholarships to the Royal Academy of Art in Stockholm, in the studio of Evert Lundquist (1904-1994), and to the Beaux Arts in Paris. A landscape painter and teacher, being a visitor at both Hull and Grimsby Colleges of Art and senior lecturer in theoretical studies at Norfolk Institute of Art & Design. With artist Julia Giles [q.v.], came to Suffolk where they lived and worked at Monks Soham, with their three sons. A member and exhibitor at the Suffolk Group and has had mixed exhibitions at the London Group; Thackery and South London Art Galleries and Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk and has had solo shows at Cadogan Contemporary from 1988 and Chappel Galleries 1999. He has had his own shows and together with his wife, at John Russell Gallery, Ipswich from 1997. He died in Norfolk in 1998.

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