RON ATKIN b1938
1954-57 Studied at Loughborough College of Art. Won Scholarship to Royal Academy Schools London. The same schools Turner, Blake and Constable attended. 1957-61 awarded bronze and silver medals for painting and three David Murray travelling Scholarships for landscape painting, and a portrait drawing prize. Graduated in 1961.
1975 5' x 4' Watercolour in R.A. Summer Exhibition, reproduced by Apollo Magazine. Critics comment being that it was one of the best of three out of 1,300 in the Summer Exhibition. Sold to private collector at the PV. Then sold again at Bonhams Chelsea: Thursday, March 31st, 1994 (Lot 62) MODERN &CONTEMPORARY BRITISH AND CONTINENTAL PICTURES.
1984 Short-listed for a Gulbenkian Print maker’s award.
Featured in first and second edition of Dictionary of British Art volume VI, 20th Century Painters and Sculptors 1990/91 by Frances Spalding and Judith Collins, the Curator in the Modern Collection at the Tate Gallery. Also in Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945 by David Buckman 1998
2005/2006 Trilogy completed. ‘GOLDEN JOURNEYS Song of The Sea.’ ‘VIRGIN GIVES BIRTH TO A FISH With One Eye.’ with pictures from Grey’s anatomy to illustrate this chemical and structural phenomenon. ISBN 09538907-7-5 and ISBN 09538907-9-1
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