CASEMENT, Tony

1949 - ?

Anthony P. Casement, was born at St Eval, Cornwall in September 1949, son of Peter Reginald Casement and his wife Mary Constance née Newcombe, who married at St Michael, Chester Square, Westminster in 1945. A student at the Department of Fine Art in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1967-1971 and part of the Specialist Printmaking Group at Brighton University 1971-1972. Tony spent the next two years as Research Assistant in Fine Art Printmaking Media at Northumbria, and a part time lecturer at the Hertfordshire College of Art in St Albans 1976-1978. From 1978 visiting lecturer at Hull College of Art, Portsmouth Polytechnic, Southend College, Norwich School of Art and Canterbury College of Art. In 1989, he moved to Ipswich, as a lecturer at the Art School and was a visiting lecturer at Suffolk College during the 1990s. In 1990, he was one of the founders of the 'Suffolk Open Studios' and in 1992 joined Halesworth Gallery committee and in 2003 Exhibition Co-ordinator for Visual Art at The Cut, Halesworth. An abstract painter, noted for painting on canvas and paper with an emphasis on the use of colour. Tony's work has been exhibited across the UK including solo shows at Calouste Gulbenkian Gallery, Newcastle in 1973 and at Martha Stevens Gallery, Fressingfield, Suffolk and elsewhere and abroad and his work is represented in collections from London to Belgium. He married at Islington, London in 1982, Jennifer Mary Creasy [Jennie Creasy q.v.] and they lived at 9 The Hill, Wangford near Beccles in Suffolk from where he donated an oil painting to the 'Westhall Secret Postcard Auction' in 2013 'Exit'.




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