WEBSTER, Hugh

1963 - ?

Hugh G. Webster was born at Beaumont-cum-Moze, Harwich, Essex in 1963, son of Jeremy Webster and his wife Ruth née Jameson, who married at St Albans, Hertfordshire in 1957. Hugh studied drawing and printmaking under Robin Child at Marlborough College 1976-1981 and then at Colchester Technical College, completing a B.A. (hons) degree in Fine Art at Norwich School of Art in 1986. In 1985, Hugh was awarded a David Murray Landscape Studentship by the Royal Academy. He works as a full-time professional artist and for six years also worked part-time as studio assistant to Arthur Boyd. His studio is a converted boatshed on the beach at Felixstowe Ferry Boat Yard in Suffolk, from where he also runs drawing and painting classes. Working in oils his subjects increasingly concentrate on the coastline, constantly under threat from the sea. A Member of the Ipswich Art Society and exhibited from School House, Ramsholt, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1997, four pictures 'Flight', 'Martello and Pines', 'Sea-eroded Ferns' and 'Sea Post'. He has exhibited at Gainsborough's House, Sudbury; Thompsonís and the Peter Pears Gallery both in Aldeburgh also exhibiting in London, Ireland, and Spain.
Website: https://www.hugh-webster.com




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