CASEMENT, Anthony [Tony] P

1949 - ?

Born at St Eval, Cornwall in 1949, son of Peter R. Casement and his wife Mary C. née Newcombe, who married at 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. The following two years were spent as Research Assistant in Fine Art Printmaking Media at Northumbria, before moving to the Hertfordshire College of Art in St Albans as a part time lecturer 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. His work has been exhibited across the UK and is represented in collections from London to Belgium. In 1990, he was one of the founders of the 'Suffolk Open Studios'. In 1992 he 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. Had solo shows at Calouste Gulbenkian Gallery, Newcastle in 1973 and at Martha Stevns Gallery, Fressingfield, Suffolk and elsewhere in the UK and abroad. He married at Islington, London in 1982, Jennifer M. 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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