ROBINSON, Ivan William

1969 - ?

Black Poplars, Gatesfield Meadow

Born at Ipswich in December 1969, son of William A. Robinson and his wife Christine M. Fosdick, who married at Ipswich in 1967. While studying for a degree in geography, he painted at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford where his tutor was Geoffrey Rhoades (1898-1980). After graduating, Ivan went on to complete a post graduate qualification in photography at the London College of Printing, where he was taught by Peter Espe and George Lewinski. His paintings are in oils and acrylics, with both his painting and photography subjects being rural and urban landscapes, often focusing on small details. He hand-prints traditional black and white silver halide photographic prints from his own film images. The combination of geography and art which afford him a unique way of seeing and interpreting landscape. Ivan has exhibited in London, Brussels, Chichester, also in East Anglian venues including The Minories, Colchester, Snape Maltings Foundation and held a one man exhibition at the Highwayman's Gallery, Risby, Bury St Edmund's. An Associate Member of Suffolk Open Studios from Bury St Edmund's.

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