HAZELWOOD, Gordon

1935 - ?

Gordon A. Hazelwood, was born at Ipswich in 1935, son Wasley Gordon Hazelwood (18 December 1906-1993), a compositor, and his wife Christina Louise née Farrow (23 December 1907-1984), who married at Woodbridge in 1931, and was a younger brother to David Hazelwood [q.v.], and in 1939 they were living at 75 Rands Way, Ipswich. Gordon studied painting and sculpture at Ipswich School of Art for his National Diploma in Design 1952-1956 under Philip Fortin [q.v.], Colin Moss [q.v.] and Bernard Reynolds [q.v.]. Gaining his art teaching certificate at London University's Institute of Education he taught in secondary schools in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire 1959-1997. He exhibited at The Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham and at Snape Maltings and was a founder member of the New Ipswich Art Group. He shared shows at The Playhouse Gallery, Harlow; Letchworth Gallery and at Hertfordshire College of Art, St Albans, also exhibiting at the Royal Academy; New English Art Club and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour. He had a solo exhibition at Boxfield Gallery, Stevenage in 1999. He married at Ipswich in 1957, Gillian Goulding and lived at 4 Stewart Road, Harpenden, Berkshire.