BARKER, Dale Devereux

1962 - ?

Dale Devereux Barket

Born in Leicester on 4 February 1962, son of Kenneth L. Barker and his wife Vilma Ann née Devereux (1938-1998), who married at Leicester in 1958. Educated at Alderman Newton's Grammar School, Leicester and studied art at Loughborough College of Art, Leicester Polytechnic and at the Slade School of Fine Art 1980-1986 under Stanley Jones (born 1933). Since 1986, Dale has lectured widely in printmaking and continues to teach regularly at University College Suffolk. He married at Ipswich in 1991 Rebecca N. Weaver (born 1962). A printmaker specialising in reduction linocuts and screen-prints, his work combines a celebration of colour and form with warmly engaging subject matter with objects about the home, mealtimes, figures in interiors or engaged in daily activity all take on a new life through his very personal imagery. In 1996 elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. He has exhibited widely including Curwen Gallery, London 1988, Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth, Western Australia 1989, Landsberg Museum, Germany 1991, a retrospective exhibition at Fermoy Arts Centre, Kings Lynn 1995, Buckinghamshire County Museum 1999, Printworks, Sudbury and Buckinghamshire County Museum 2001, 'Modern British Prints' Bircham Contemporary Arts, Norfolk 2000, 'Linocutting through Time', at The Manor House Museum, Bury St Edmund's 2004 with solo exhibitions at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich 1996, The Box Gallery, Suffolk 1997 and Bircham Gallery, Norfolk 1998 and Dale has had several exhibitions at Jill George Gallery, London 1991-1996 and Printworks, Colchester 1992-1996. He has works in many private and public collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum. He is the author of 'Dale Devereux Barker: Excessive Pleasures' (1999) and lived at Capel Grove, Capel St Mary, near Ipswich, Suffolk.

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