HOUGHTON, Barrie

1941 - ?

Barrie Houghton

Barrie J. Houghton, was born at Shorne, Chatham, Kent in 1941, his mother's maiden name was Brown. He commenced a business career before studying painting at St Martin's School of Art and, on a scholarship, in Paris. A painter and, after travelling extensively in Europe and North Africa, returned to work as a theatre designer in Canterbury before going to a drama school and became an actor. Barrie married at Stepney, London in 1979, Loesje Vere Sanders (born September 1947), a theatrical agent. In the 1990s, Barrie resumed his painting and moved to Woodbridge, Suffolk and Simon Carter Gallery gave him a solo show in 1995 which was followed by shows at John Russell Gallery in Ipswich and other solo shows include Fire Engine House, Ely; Laragh, Dublin; Lynne Strover Gallery, Cambridge; Taplin Gallery, Woodbridge; Peter Pears Gallery, Aldeburgh and elsewhere and has also exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Barrie has a studio at Pound Square, 1 North Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk. http://barriehoughton.squarespace.com




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