OLLINGTON, Robin

1929 - ?

Robin Ollington

Born in London on 6 November 1929, son of George Ollington. Educated at St Albans School and studied at Lowestoft School of Art 1947-1949. He began his career teaching graphic and exhibition design, producing advertising and design work for a wide range of clients including the 'Daily Telegraph', 'Spectator', & 'City of Rochester, Kent' and postage stamps design for Guernsey, Gibraltar & Poland. Exhibition and museum design has included the Beatrix Potter exhibition at Tate Britain, National Trust Great Storm Appeal and various others at the V&A & RIBA Drawings Collections for SAVE Britainís Heritage.
Robin was staff artist with Hartmann Fibre Company and a teacher at Lowestoft School of Art 1950-1952 A designer, artist in watercolour, ink and scraperboard he exhibited at Leamington Spa Art Gallery; Lowestoft; St Albans and the Army Art Society. He married in Lothingland, Suffolk in 1953, Pamela J. Crisp and they lived at 18 North Parade, Lowestoft, Suffolk but in 2002 they were living at 8 St Helen's Road, Streatham, London. Since retirement, he has worked on various book projects and is currently involved with several military based charities including The Royal Hospital, Not Forgotten Association and Poppy Factory Gardening Leave. The author of 'Wrenard of St Pauls' (1999) and other works and illustrated many others including 'Sharing the Wisdom of Age: Museums and Older People' (1990).




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