HAMMOND, Olive Beatrice

1919 - 2011

As Olive Coleman, she was born at Hendon, Middlesex in 1919, daughter of Ernest Coleman and his wife Beatrice E. née Cross, who married at Hendon in 1911. She studied at Hornsey School of Art, when the principal was John Moody, a Walberswick visiting artist, her very broad programme of study is reflected in her later career. She married at Uxbridge in 1941, Edward George Hammond (1919-2003) and worked under the name of Olive Hammond. After the Second World War, a teacher at various school in Essex and in London and became a member of Artist Partners, which was founded in 1951. An artist who painted portraits of people, dogs and horses during 1960's, and drew the cookery strip for the 'Daily Mirror' 1964-1966, she later became a cartoonist and a landscape painter living at Dunwich in 1976 before moving to Walberswick in 1984, both in Suffolk. She died on 14 November 2011.

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