HAZELWOOD, David Reginald

1932 - 1994

David Hazelwood

Born at Ipswich on 20 February 1932, son of Wasley Gordon Hazelwood (18 December 1906-1993), a compositor, and his wife Christina Louise née Farrow (23 December 1907-1984), who married at Woodbridge in 1931 and was an elder brother to Gordon Hazelwood [q.v.], in 1939 living at 75 Rands Way, Ipswich. A self taught artist and for a time a member of Free Painters and Sculptors and was a photo-lithographic artist 1948-1985 then becoming a professional artist and collagist of abstract works in mixed media, acrylic, collage and photo-lithography plus a range of materials including wood, cloth, hessian, music sheets and natural dyes. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1965 and exhibited from 71 Ashdown Way, Ipswich in 1965 oil paintings 'Paintings April '65' and 'Avocation No.3. 1965', in 1966 'The Rocks' and 'The Village' and in 1967 from 83 Arundel Way, Ipswich 'Figure in a landscape' and 'Evocation. Wintersea', in 1968 oil collage 'Full Moon and Ochre Dunes' and 'Bouquet in Ochre and Blue' and in 1971 an oil and collage 'At Twiliight' and 'Elegy' and oil 'Ochre and Brown Painting'. His mixed media work 'Towards Melancholy' was exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club centenary exhibition in 1974 and he also exhibited from 83 Arundel Way, Ipswich in 1977 'Mirage' and one picture the following year. He also exhibited in many other mixed exhibitions including Royal Academy Summer Exhibition from 1977; Bath Festival from 1983; International Art Fairs from 1985 including Basle, Chicago, Cologne and Frankfurt and held one man shows at the Medici and Loggia Galleries in London, Bedford College in 1970 and in 1993 Galerie Peerlings, Krefeld and Galerie Krakeslatt, Bromolla also holding one man exhibitions in Ipswich and Colchester and other parts of East Anglia. His work is represented in the Victoria & Albert Museum and many other institutions. In 1995 a tribute show was held at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich and Chappel Galleries held a solo exhibition of his collages in 2005. He married at Ipswich in 1954, Pauline H. Woodward and died at Ipswich in 1994.

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