WOOKEY, Verity Anne

1928 - 2003

Verity Anne Wookey was born at Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey on 23 August 1928, daughter of Clarence Howard Wookey (7 February 1896-10 September 1977), asphalt road works manager, and his wife Ivy Kathleen née Dryland (3 July 1896-20 May 1962), who married at Kingston in 1927 and in 1939 were living at 31 Crescent Road, Kingston-upon-Thames. Verity was a long-time resident in Suffolk and a founder member of the Suffolk Group of Artists and a member of the Ipswich Art Club exhibiting from Creekhill, Martlesham, Ipswich in 1977, four pictures 'The Old Doctor's House, St Helens, Ipswich', 'Knitting-Wool, Lined', 'Red Mullett' and 'In the Garden, St Helens Hospital' and was a regular exhibitor including in 1980, 'After the Hatch', 'Grazing Sheep', 'Cherry Blossom' and 'Martlesham Church' and in 1990 'Old Bottles', 'Beech Trunks', 'Rock Pool' and 'Porch, Orford Church' and was still exhibiting in 1997 'Deben Wreck Twilight', 'Deben Wreck Fading Light' and 'Water Hawthorn'. A painter and printmaker who also taught part-time and exhibited at Royal Society of Painters in Water Colour Open Exhibitions; Gainsborough's House Gallery, Sudbury; Colchester Art Society; Gallery 44, Aldeburgh; Taplin Gallery, Woodbridge; Clock House Arts Association at Snape and elsewhere. She also shared a show at Chappel Galleries, Essex in 1999. Verity Anne Wookey died at Martlesham on 26 October 2003, she was unmarried.

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