DODD, Robert William

1934 - 1997

Robert William Dodd was born at Lowestoft, Suffolk on 9 April 1934, his mother's maiden name was Dodd. Robert attended Sunderland College of Art 1952-1954 under Henry Thubron (1915-1985) and, after two years National Service in the RAF, at the Royal College of Art 1957-1959 under (John) Humphrey Spender (1910-2005) and then studied at Konstfack, or University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm 1959-1960 under Viola Hildegard Gråsten (1910-1994). A freelance textile designer and a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Designers and an occasional lecturer and painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy also showing at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester with a solo exhibition at Guildford House Gallery where he lived. Robert William Dodd died at Chichester district of Sussex on 8 August 1997.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 14 Stoke Road, Guildford, Surrey
1980 844 Vale of the White Horse - gouache
1981 'Dragon Hill from the White Horse of Uffingham - gouache
         Long Man of Wilmington - gouache

Works by This Artist