LAW, Aileen Margaret F

1901 - 2000

Aileen Law was born on 25 February 1901. Aileen was a pupil at the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing at Benton End, Hadleigh, Suffolk under the direction of Cedric Morris [q.v.] and Arthur Lett-Haines [q.v.]. An art teacher at Blyth School in Norwich and in 1939 an unmarried art teacher, living at 1 Christopher Close, Norwich. In 1942 she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club 'Luftwaffe over Norwich' and in 1944, together with another art master, Walter Thomas Watling (1885-1956) and 12 other local artists founded the Norwich 20 Group of artists. Aileen took cello lessons from Norwich future artist Frank Pond, and in return taught Frank art and introduced him to her former school and in 1945 Frank also became a pupil at Hadleigh and later also became a member of the Norwich 20 Group. Aileen was also a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle from London in 1947. She died at Torridge, Devon in 2000. (Benton End Remembered 2002).





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