HAMMOND, Olive Beatrice

1919 - 2011

Olive Hammond

As Olive Beatrice Coleman, she was born at Hendon, Middlesex on 27 August 1919, daughter of Ernest Coleman (1888-10 January 1937), a dental mechanic, and his wife Beatrice Elizabeth née Cross (26 January 1888-1946), who married at Hendon in 1911. Olive studied at Hornsey College of Art, when the principal was artist John Moody (1884-1962), a Walberswick visitor, her broad programme of study is reflected in her later career. In 1939, a student, living at 88 Bell Lane, Hendon with her widowed mother Beatrice and she married at Uxbridge in 1941, Edward George Hammond (1919-2003) and painted under the name of Olive Hammond. After the Second World War, a teacher at various school in Essex and in London and became a member of Artist Partners, which was founded in 1951. An artist who painted portraits of people, dogs and horses during 1960s, and drew the cookery strip for the 'Daily Mirror' 1964-1966, she later became a cartoonist and a landscape painter living at Dunwich in 1976 before moving to Walberswick in 1984, both in Suffolk. Olive Beatrice Hammond died on 14 November 2011.

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