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      //Anthony Eyton RA//



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      //Biog.//


      • Known as: British artist
      • Born: 17 May 1923, Teddington, Middlesex, UK



      Anthony Eyton RA lives and works in London. For many years he has had a close association with the gallery Browse & Darby Ltd., London



      DATELINE


      • 1941: He studies fine art at Reading University in 1941

      • 1942-47: Serves in the Army

      • 1947-50: Studies at Camberwell School of Art

      • 1951: Receives an Abbey Major Scholarship. Works in Italy

      • 1951: Member of the London Group

      • 1959: First solo exhibition at the New Art Centre, London

      • 1964-99: Teaches at the Royal Academy Schools

      • 1969: Head of Painting at St Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario. Wins the Kingston Whig-Standard Award, Ontario

      • 1972: John Moores Prize Winner (1972)

      • 1973: First solo exhibition at the New Grafton Gallery, London. Grocersí Company Fellowship to work in Italy

      • 1975: First Prize at the Second British International Drawing Biennale, Middlesborough

      • 1976: Part of Drawings of People group exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery. ARA

      • 1977: Part of British Painting 1952 to 1977 group exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

      • 1978: Solo exhibition at the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Polytechnic Gallery

      • 1979: Part of the Arts Councilís British Art Show group exhibition

      • 1980: Retrospective at the South London Art Gallery, thereafter touring the country. First of many solo exhibtions at Browse & Darby, London

      • 1982: Part of the Hayward Annual group exhibition. Artistic Records Committee commission him to paint the Gurkha regiment in Hong Kong and the New Territories

      • 1983: Solo exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, London

      • 1984: Part of he Hard Won Image at the Tate Gallery. Member of the Royal West of England Academy

      • 1985: Resident Artist at the Leicester Royal Infirmary

      • 1986: Royal Academician

      • 1988: Member of the Royal Watercolour Society

      • 1989: Charles Wollaston Award from the Royal Academy

      • 1993: Member of the Royal Cambrian Academy

      • 1996: Government Art Collection commission him to record the centenary of the British Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tate Gallery ask him to work in the Bankside Power Station prior to it becoming Tate Modern

      • 1999: Becomes Resident Artist at the Eden Project in Cornwall



      //Gallery//



      anthony eyton / christchurch, spitalfields, from a window. oil on canvas. 187 x 141 cm. market value (2006): £6000



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