NASON, Gerald

1938 - ?

Gerald Nason

Gerald John Nason was born at Colchester, Essex in 1938, son of Geoffrey Bernard John Nason (6 May 1910-1996), a journeyman plumber, and his wife, Ethel née Farren (5 June 1911-19 August 2003), who married at St Peter's Colchester on 9 December 1933 and in 1939 Ethel was living with her mother Ethel Farren at 72 Balkerne Way, Colchester. Gerald studied stained glass at the Royal College of Art, London 1959-1962 and was editor of the Royal College of Art magazine 'Ark' 1963-1967 and the 1963, issue 34, a imaged-based number, contained a range of irreverent and satirical photomontages, involving Princess Margaret and Winston Churchill, among others, this issue was deemed too controversial for publication and the run was ultimately pulped and Gerald went on as Assistant Editor of 'Architectural Review'. He married at Colchester, Essex in 1968, Elaine Nason née Barber and, after living in London, around 1975 they moved to Laxfield, Suffolk. A visual artist in all types of book art, paint sculpture, writing and theatre/drama and is a regular at exhibitions in London, Essex, Suffolk, and Germany. His studio is at 3 Church Walk, Laxfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk from where he teaches the visual arts-all types of book art, paint sculpture, writing, theatre/drama. He contributed to the 'Westhall Secret Postcard Auction' in 2012 'Teeth Yo', 'Feeling', 'There's something Nasty Round the Corner' and 'In Cinemas Now' and in 2013 donated no less than 12 works including an ink & watercolour 'Yes Vicar'.

Works by This Artist