BARKER, Dale Devereux

1962 - ?

Dale Devereux Barket

Dale Devereux Barker, was born in Leicester on 4 February 1962, son of Kenneth L. Barker and his wife Vilma Ann née Devereux (1938-1998), who married at Leicester in 1958. Educated at Alderman Newton's Grammar School, Leicester and studied at Loughborough College of Art, Leicester Polytechnic and at the Slade School of Fine Art 1980-1986 under Stanley Jones (born 1933). Since 1986, Dale has lectured widely in printmaking and continues to teach regularly at Ipswich Art School at the University College Suffolk. He married at Ipswich in 1991, Rebecca N. Weaver (born 1962). A printmaker specialising in reduction linocuts and screen-prints, his work combines a celebration of colour and form with warmly engaging subject matter with objects about the home, mealtimes, figures in interiors or engaged in daily activity which take on a new life through his very personal imagery. In 1996 elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. He has exhibited widely including Curwen Gallery, London; Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth, Western Australia; Landsberg Museum, Germany; a retrospective exhibition at Fermoy Arts Centre, Kings Lynn; Buckinghamshire County Museum; Printworks, Sudbury; Buckinghamshire County Museum; 'Modern British Prints' Bircham Contemporary Arts, Norfolk; 'Linocutting through Time', at The Manor House Museum, Bury St Edmund's with solo exhibitions at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich 1996, The Box Gallery, Suffolk 1997 and Bircham Gallery, Norfolk 1998 and Dale has had several exhibitions at Jill George Gallery, London and Printworks, Colchester. He has works in many private and public collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum. He is the author of 'Dale Devereux Barker: Excessive Pleasures' (1999) and lived at Capel Grove, Capel St Mary, near Ipswich, Suffolk.

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