BROADWATER, Michael John

1939 - ?

Michael John Broadwater, was born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire in 1939, son of Clifford Broadwater (1913-1977), an assistant manager for an assurance company, and his wife Hilda Mary née Hubbard (28 July 1914-1 September 2003), who married at Wisbech in 1936. Early in 1939, the family were living at High Street, Downham Market, Norfolk where grandfather John Broadwater, had a grocer's shop. Mike studied at Norwich College of Art and Brighton College of Art and has been painting since the early 1960's, also teaching in schools and colleges with residential courses including at Newmarket, Bury St Edmund's, Snape and Ipswich. He married at Newmarket in 1966, Elaine W. I. Pledger {born 1942). Mike paints mainly in oil and watercolour but also continuing with imaginative acrylic painting, exhibiting widely in East Anglia, including Chimney Mill Gallery, West Stow, near Bury St Edmund's. Now concentrating mainly on print-making at a private studio in Bury St Edmund's. A member of the Suffolk Art Society, Bury St Edmund's Art Society and the Gainsborough's House Print Workshop. He is also the author of the 'Dale Allen' stories.

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