NICHOL, John Thomas

1943 - ?

John Nichol

John Nichol was born at Redruth, Cornwall in 1943, son of Thomas Nichol and his wife Lily Amelia née Howe, who married at St Pancras, London in 1932. As a youngster he moved to London and after many various jobs including gardener, chef & labourer he joined the Merchant Navy for four years and sailed the world. On his return to England he attended Epsom & Ewell School of Art where he attained a First Class Fine Art Diploma in 1969. He moved to Suffolk in 1972 where he has continued to paint and exhibit his work and was artist in residence at Kentwell Hall and Gainsborough House, Sudbury 1980-1982. He has also undertaken several commissions, including eight paintings for the King of Jordan as well as work for the King of Saudi Arabia. He has his studio at 62 Melford Road, Sudbury, Suffolk and has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Show; Folkes-Miller, fine art show; Hunter Gallery, marine show; Caxton Gallery Frinton-on-Sea; One to One Gallery Felixstowe; Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery and has had solo shows at Reunion Gallery, Felixstowe. John has produced paintings for high profile patrons including the King & Queen of Jordan for the Royal Palace Aquaba; King Saud of Saudi Arabia; Richard Stone, Royal portrait painter and the BBC.

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