BLACK, Ian

1929 - ?

Born at Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk on 31 May 1929, son of Frederick Black, a chemist, and his wife Ellen E. née Harris, who married at West Ham, London in 1926. Educated at Culford School, near Bury St Edmund's, Southampton College of Art 1949, Merton College, Oxford 1950 and Bath Academy of Art 1952-1956 and received his Teaching and Art Diploma from Bristol University in 1956. Art teacher and artist in oil, acrylic, pen and ink and was head of art at Bristol Cathedral School and has lectured to several Art Societies in the South West, and for many years a member of Cambridge Syndicate for A-Level and Art Convenor to SEAC. He married at Bristol in 1956 Judith Sutcliffe/Rhiannon and they lived at 64 Pembroke Road, Bristol. A regular exhibitor to the Royal West of England Academy and the Royal Academy and has work in numerous permanent collections such as The New Zealand Government, St Catherine's College Oxford, Bristol Cathedral School and Bath University. In 1994 a prizewinner at the Millfield Invitation Exhibition and in 1995 held exhibitions at the Bruton Street Gallery London, the Arlesford Gallery and the Bristol Guild. Ian Black's chosen theme is that of landscape and is most interested in rhythms of the land, in its interlocking shapes of escarpment, headland and seashore. He often uses collage material in conjunction with oil and acrylic paint. He lives at Blakes Farm, Englishcombe, Bath.




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