HASTINGS, Eveline Dorothy

1933 - ?

Born at Highgate, North London in 1933, daughter of Donald Pierre Hastings (1900-1938), a noted sculptor, and his wife Phyllys Clara née Taylor (1899-1992), who married at Hampstead in 1927. Eveline's early life was disrupted, first by the death of her father in 1938 and then by the Second World War. Educated at Christ's Hospital, Hereford and at Wimbledon School of Art from 1950 and at Slade School of Fine Art 1954-1957 being tutored by William Coldstream, Claude Rogers and Lucian Freud, and obtained a Diploma in Fine Art (Painting). In 1956 she took a postgraduate year and entered paintings for the Rome Scholarships. She married at Surrey NE in 1964, David Marsland and painted and Eveline taught for some years and was a full-time lecturer from 1974, becoming head of an adult education art department. From 1990 a full-time painter and, with close connections to the Suffolk village of Walberswick from childhood, in 2000 went to live at Fivegate Cottage, 2 Moorside Palmers Lane, Walberswick and later moved to The New House, Church Lane, Southwold. Included in two Walberswick associated exhibitions at Chappel Galleries in 1990 and 2000 and one in Walberswick Village Hall in 1999, she has also exhibited at Snape Maltings Gallery. She is a member of Artists of Walberswick, The Suffolk Coastal Group and the Southwold Art Circle.

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