c.1947 - ?

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett, has been paintings and drawing trees, landscape and people since childhood. Educated at Harrow and studied at Sheffield Colleges of Art, after which he was employed by Brunel University 1969-2006 with his final 25 years as Curator of the Gallery and Art Collection and the University awarded him an Honorary Fellowship in 2008. Alan moved from West London to Suffolk in 2007 and now lives and paints in Halesworth. Alan paints in oils and a speciality is landscapes with a profusion of trees and even in the setting of a spacious landscape, the tree species can be instantly identified. His work has been exhibited in the Nature in Art Gallery and Museum at Twigworth near Gloucester and other galleries, particularly in East Anglia with a solo show at Windsor Castle in 2002. He donated a work to the 'Westhall Secret Postcard Auction' in 2012 'Spring Woodland' and in 2013 a pencil sketch 'Cedar and St Andrew's Church'.

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