1947 - ?

Nigel Casseldine

Nigel Gerald Casseldine was born at Havering, Essex in 1947, son of Gerald Edward Casseldine (26 November 1902-1988) and his wife Phyllis Winifred Mary née Lovesley (3 July 1912-31 March 1988), who married at St Neots, Huntingdonshire in 1935. Nigel was educated at North Romford Comprehensive School and studied part-time at both Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts and John Cass School of Art 1966-1968 and was studio assistant to Francis Vincent Magrath (1910-1988) 1969-1972. Nigel is a Royal West of England Academician and a past winner of the Brandler Painting Prize. He exhibited at the Royal Academy also showing at the Edinburgh Festival; Bath Festival; Alresford Gallery and has had ten one man shows at the Medici Gallery as well as exhibiting regularly at the Royal West of England Academy. His subject matter comprises landscape and still life with emphasis on atmospheric, light and colour. His illustration career has involved diverse publications including travel books and architectural guides. His paintings are represented in the Cheltenham and Gloucester Collection of Twentieth Century Paintings, the permanent collection of the Royal West of England Academy and the private collection of the Marquis of Bath. He married at Havering in 1971, author Jenny Partridge and after travelling around the country Norfolk, Cornwall, Scotland, and Wales they settled at Ebley, Stroud, Gloucestershire with Nigel painting architectural scenes and Jenny stuck to her love of painting wild animals during which time they had a son Nicholas and a daughter Alice, both born at Stroud. About 2003 they moved to Suffolk and opened Romany Art Gallery on Woodbridge Road, Tunstall. Nigel lived at Mount Cottage, St Mary's, Chalfont, Gloucester and works from Romany Studio, Woodbridge Road, Tunstall, Suffolk.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Romany Studio, 319 Westward Road, Ebley, Stroud
1985 459 Beside the Seaside, Beside the Sea

Works by This Artist