PINKNEY, Richard

1938 - ?

Born at Ipswich on 22 July 1938, son of Harry Pinkney and his wife Annie née Howe, who married at Hawnby, Yorkshire on 13 July 1921. Educated at Ipswich School and studied painting and printmaking at Ipswich School of Art and at West of England College, Bristol. He taught at colleges of art at Ipswich, Colchester, Walthamstow, Winchester and in London at St Martin's and at Kingsway. He founded a tool hire company and worked as a building contracts manager designing timber framed buildings in the UK and America and during the mid 1980's directed the Lady Lodge Art Centre, Peterborough. A painter, sculptor and printmaker in oils, acrylic, gouache, intaglio &c., his graphic art, mail art and sculpture were included in several shows at Colchester, Ipswich, Peterborough, Leicester and abroad and has had solo shows in London, Edinburgh and in 1995 Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich held a retrospective exhibition. Richard’s graphic output includes postcards, pamphlets and suites of prints for his own Trivia Press which he founded in 1965. He was selected for a Sainsbury’s 'Critics’ Choice' award and has exhibited his paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture widely, being held in private and public collections including the Tate, the V&A and many universities. A member of the Suffolk Group and of the Ipswich Art Society where he exhibited in 1997 from Oak Cottage, 10 The Street, Bramford, Ipswich two pictures 'Scapegoat' and 'Captain Nemo' and in 2006, a mixed media 'Pipeline' and also exhibited at ArtLib at Woodbridge Library in 2015. He married at North Radstock, Somerset in 1962, artist Judith Foster [q.v.] and they had two sons.




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