1947 - ?

Nigel Casseldine

Nigel Gerald Casseldine, was born at Havering, Essex in 1947, son of Gerald Edward Casseldine (26 November 1902-1988) and his wife Phyllis Winifred Mary née Lovesley (3 July 1912-31 March 1988), who married at St Neots, Huntingdonshire in 1935. Nigel was educated at North Romford Comprehensive School and studied part-time at both Camberwell and John Cass Schools of Art 1966-1968, and was studio assistant to Francis Vincent Magrath (1910-1988) 1969-1972. Nigel is a Royal West of England Academician and a past winner of the Brandler Painting Prize. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy; the Edinburgh Festival; Bath Festival; Alresford Gallery and has had ten one man shows at the Medici Gallery, as well as exhibiting regularly at the Royal West of England Academy. His subject matter comprises landscape and still life with emphasis on atmospheric, light and colour. His illustration career has involved diverse publications including travel books and architectural guides. His paintings are represented in the Cheltenham and Gloucester Collection of Twentieth Century Paintings, the permanent collection of the Royal West of England Academy and the private collection of the Marquis of Bath. He married at Havering in 1971, author [Jenny] Jennifer Lillian Partridge [q.v.] and they had one son and one daughter, born at Stroud, Gloucestershire. Nigel lived at Mount Cottage, St Mary's, Chalfont, Gloucester and works from Romany Studio, Woodbridge Road, Tunstall, Suffolk.

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