ORRISS, Brian

1933 - 2014

Born at Colchester, Essex in 1933, son of John W. Orriss and his wife Peggy M. Foster, who married at Colchester in 1930. Brian married at Colchester in 1957, Margaret E. Utting (8 April 1936-2005) and they moved to Polstead, Suffolk in 1962. Brian's preferred medium was oil and he travelled the local countryside and cycled through France and even went to Australia in his painting tours, capturing local landscapes, seascapes and townscapes. Chairman of the Polstead Art Group, near Sudbury, he exhibited from 'Coppers', White Street Green, Polstead, Suffolk at the 'Visions of Sudbury' show at St Peter's church, Sudbury in 2007 'Sudbury Market'. He died on 17 August 2014, aged 80.






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