SOWDEN, Trevor B

1933 - ?

Born at Cardiff, Glamorgan on 7 April 1933, son of Reginald Alexander Sowden (29 June 1904-1996), guard on GWR, and his wife Muriel Amy née Horton (26 December 1907-1996), who married at Cardiff in 1930 and in 1939 were living at Fitzroy Street, Cardiff. Educated at Hereford High School and Cathays High School, Cardiff and studied at Cardiff College of Art 1950-1954, Royal Navy 1954-1956, and at the University of Wales 1956-1957 from where he obtained the National Diploma of Design (sculpture), he is also a graduate of the art teacher and, as a mature student, took an advanced diploma in Ceramics at Goldsmiths College, London 1979-1980. He married at Ilford, Essex in 1961, Madeleine A. Chabloz and have a son, David. After a career in teaching Trevor now works full time as an artist, an elected member of the East Anglian Group of Marine Artists, and was chairman of Gainsborough's House Print Workshop in 1999. Trevor exhibited from 10 Harefield, Long Melford, Suffolk at the 'Visions of Sudbury' show at St Peter's church, Sudbury in 2013, a linocut 'The Hospital, Long Melford'. He has also exhibited at Heritage Centre, Aberdare Glamorgan; South Woodford Library, London; Churchills Gallery, London; Gallery 44, Aldeburgh, Suffolk; Heffers Gallery, Cambridge; Mall Gallery, London; Westcliffe Gallery, Sheringham, Norfolk; Pond Gallery, Snape, Suffolk; Galerie Municipale, Chateau Neuf, France and Galerie Municipale, Jarnac, France and elsewhere. His work is held in private collections in France, Switzerland, Italy, America and the UK.




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