BAWDEN, Richard

1936 - ?

Richard Bawden

Born at Braintree, Essex in 1936, son of artist, Edward Bawden (10 March 1903-12 November 1989), R.A. and his wife Charlotte née Epton, who married at Kensington, London in 1932. Richard studied painting, printmaking and graphic design at Chelsea, St Martin's School of Art and the Royal College of Art. A painter, printmaker and designer working predominantly in lino, etching and watercolour and his work has included book illustration, murals for restaurants, etched glass church windows and doors, a poster for London Transport, mosaics and furniture and has taught drawing and printmaking at several London and provincial art schools. His paintings are drawn from life and often depict scenes of domesticity such as his house, sofas, chairs, windows, cats, his garden and its birds. He has had over fifty one-man exhibitions at home and abroad including a major retrospective at Gainsborough's House, Sudbury, Suffolk and has exhibited with Bircham Gallery since its opening in 1988 and is a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy. He married at Sudbury in 1987, Harriet C. Brown and they live at 72 Benton Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk and Richard is a Council member of the Royal Watercolour Society, an elected member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, a member of the New English Art Club, and a former Chairman of the Gainsborough House Print Workshop in Sudbury. He has work in Victoria & Albert Museum, The Tate Gallery, The Queen's Collection at Windsor Royal, Ashmolean and Government Art Collection.





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