RICHARDSON, Geoffrey Philip

1928 - ?

Born at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 15 April 1928, only child of Philip John Richardson (16 October 1888-1978), a cabinet maker, and his wife Marion Eliza née Runacres (12 October 1896-1992), who married at Woodbridge in 1925 and in 1939 were living at 21 Barrack Road, Woodbridge. Educated at Woodbridge Elementary School and studied at Ipswich School of Art 1940-1944 under Archibald Ward [q.v.] and Alan Bellis [q.v.]. Landscape artist in oil, watercolour, drypoint, etching and a printmaker, mostly of Suffolk scenes, and a member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1962 exhibiting from 21 Old Barrack Road, Woodbridge in 1977 'Shingle Street' and in 1979 three paintings 'Old Pump, Woodbridge', 'Tide Mill' and 'Theatre Street, Woodbridge' and in 1980 'Martlesham Creek', 'Kyson 2' and 'Suffolk Barn'. He also exhibited at Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour, National Society of Painters and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions and had solo exhibitions at Haste Gallery, Ipswich and Deben Gallery, Woodbridge and mixed shows at various other venues. In 2012 he was living at 21 Jubilee House, Seckford Alms Houses, Seckford Street, Woodbridge.

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