WARD, Richard Charles

1957 - 1997

Born at Aldeburgh, Suffolk on 17 June 1957, his mother's maiden name was Murphy. Richard studied at Lowestoft College of Art and Design 1973-1978 also studying industrial ceramics and fine art, gaining a diploma in mural design at Chelsea School of Art 1983-1985. A painter working in a variety of media, watercolours, oils and acrylics, on canvas and paper, having mixed shows at Brixton Artists' Collective with his first major solo show at Regent Gallery, Lowestoft in 1973, with others included Tudor House Gallery, Aldeburgh in 1994. He lived at Aldringham, near Aldborough, Suffolk where he died in 1997.