BAKER, Dennis B

1931 - 2013

Dennis Baker

Born at Beccles, Suffolk in 1931, son of Arthur Walter Baker (1898-1972) and his wife Doris Kathleen née Ward (1902-1980), who married in 1925. Educated at Bungay Grammar School. After six years in the Royal Air Force, he spent 34 years in marine electronics before retiring in 1991. He had no formal training in painting but took up with painting in watercolour, liking nothing better than to get out and about in the local area to record details of the scenes he loved to paint. He developed his own, unique style of painting and his work was keenly sought after at exhibitions. A member of the Lowestoft Art Group; Beccles Society of Artists and the Southwold Art Circle where he was Silvia Frere Smith Award Winner in 1994. He married in the Lothingland district in 1950, Jill H. Morris and they lived at 76 Lorne Park Road, Lowestoft. He died in March 2013.

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