PEARSON, Bruce Edward

1950 - ?

Bruce Pearson

Born at Newmarket, Suffolk on 20 September 1950, his mother's maiden name was Parsons. He studied at Great Yarmouth College of Art & Design 1969-1970 and at Leicester Polytechnic 1970-1973 graduating BA in Fine Art. He married at Chesterfield, Derbyshire in 1982, Sara F. Oldfield and had two daughters. A painter in oil and watercolour, printmaker and a freelance illustrator on a wide range of natural history books, magazines and journals, including writing and illustrating 'An Artist on Migration', one chapter of which centred in West Africa, was filmed and presented by Bruce on BB2 television in a programme 'Beyond Timbuctu'. Other illustrations included 'Rare Mammals of the World' and the 'Gem Guide to Zoo Animals' and in 1978 was elected member of Society of Wildlife Artists and later its President. Bruce continued to exhibit larger fine art works throughout the UK and Europe, and in the USA including from 1995, The Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk and in Norfolk. A director of World Land Trust 2009-2015 of Blyth House, Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk. He lives at The Old Plough, Caxton Road, Great Gransden, Sandy, Bedfordshire. www.brucepearson.net










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