1950 - ?

Bruce Pearson

Bruce Edward Pearson was born at Newmarket, Suffolk on 20 September 1950, son of Alexander James Pearson (1923-2009) and his wife Marie Miller née Parsons (23 June 1923-), who married at Croydon in 1945. Bruce studied at Great Yarmouth College of Art 1969-1970 and at City of Leicester Polytechnic 1970-1973, graduating B.A. in Fine Art. He married at Chesterfield, Derbyshire in 1982, Sara F. Oldfield and they had two daughters. A painter in oil and watercolour, printmaker, and a freelance illustrator on a wide range of natural history books, magazines, and journals, including writing and illustrating 'An Artist on Migration', one chapter of which centred in West Africa, was filmed and presented by Bruce on BBC2 television in a programme 'Beyond Timbuktu'. Other illustrations included 'Rare Mammals of the World' and the 'Gem Guide to Zoo Animals' and in 1978 Bruce was elected member of Society of Wildlife Artists and later its President. Bruce continued to exhibit larger fine art works throughout the UK, Europe and in the USA and locally from 1995 included the Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk and in Norfolk. A director of World Land Trust 2009-2015 of Blyth House, Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk. The author of 'Troubled Waters: Trailing the Albatross, an artist's journey' (2012) and 'In a New Light' (2003), he lived at 5 Marshall Road, Cambridge.

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