ABBOTT, Charles Rowland

1938 - ?

Born at Ipswich on 13 November 1938, son of Brian Abbott and his wife Florence A. née Nurse. Educated at Bungay Grammar School and completed his two years National Service in the Royal Air Force before studying at Borough Road Training College for teacher training. Largely a self-taught artist although he completed a subsidiary Art Course under the tuition of Bert Isaacs. On leaving College he taught for three years at a Comprehensive School at Hinchley Wood before moving to Alderman Woodrow School, later named Kirkley High School, at Lowestoft where he taught English, retiring in 1998. In 1989 he joined Lowestoft Art Group in which he held various post from a committee member to President. He paints in watercolour although he has dabbled with pastels and some mixed media and his favourite subjects are flowers, people, water, boats and landscapes. He is also a member of the Oulton Broad Art Circle.

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