BAKER, Dennis Brian

1931 - 2013

Dennis Baker

Dennis Brian Baker, was born at Beccles, Suffolk in 1931, son of Arthur Walter Baker (1898-1972) and his wife Doris Kathleen née Ward (1902-1980), who married in 1925. Educated at Bungay Grammar School. After six years in the Royal Air Force, Dennis then spent 34 years in marine electronics before retiring in 1991. Dennis had no formal art training but took up with painting in watercolour, liking nothing better than to get out and about in the local area to record details of the scenes that he loved to paint. He developed his own, unique style of painting and his work was keenly sought after at exhibitions. A member of the Lowestoft Art Group; Beccles Society of Artists and the Southwold Art Circle where he was winner of the Silvia Frere Smith Award in 1994. He married in the Lothingland district in 1950, Jill H. Morris and they lived at 76 Lorne Park Road, Lowestoft. He died on 8 March 2013.

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