RICHARDSON, Geoffrey Philip

1928 - 2014

Geoffrey Richardson

Geoffrey Philip Richardson was born at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 15 April 1928, only child of Philip John Richardson (16 October 1888-8 February 1978), a cabinet maker, and his wife Marion Eliza née Runacres (12 October 1896-7 May 1992), who married at Woodbridge in 1925 and in 1939 were living at 21 Barrack Road, Woodbridge. Educated at Woodbridge Elementary School and studied at Ipswich School of Art 1940-1944, under Archibald Ward and Alan Waddington Bellis. A landscape artist in oil, watercolour, drypoint, etching and a printmaker, mostly of Suffolk scenes, and a member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1962, exhibiting from 21 Old Barrack Road, Woodbridge in 1977, 'Shingle Street', in 1979 three paintings 'Old Pump, Woodbridge', 'Tide Mill' and 'Theatre Street, Woodbridge' and in 1980 'Martlesham Creek', 'Kyson 2' and 'Suffolk Barn'. He also exhibited at Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour; the National Society of Painters; the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions and had solo exhibitions at the Haste Gallery, Ipswich and Deben Gallery, Woodbridge and mixed shows at various other venues. In 2012 he was living at 21 Jubilee House, Seckford Alms Houses, Seckford Street, Woodbridge and where he died on 20 September 2014.

Works by This Artist