1961 - ?

Benedict M. Quail was born in Surrey in 1961, son of Paul Reginald Quail (1928-31 July 2010), a glass painter, and his first wife Anne-Carole née Leplat, who married at Kensington, London in 1958. Ben was educated at Fakenham, Norfolk and studied at University Campus, Suffolk obtaining his B.A. (hons) from Norwich School of Art. He married in the Waveney district of Suffolk in October 2001, Sonia M. Smith. Ben works in East Suffolk and creates vibrant images in printmaking and mixed media using linocut screen print etching and collage, acrylic painting, drawing, etching and fine art painting etc. His work is of a colourful and humorous nature, and he uses sketchbooks as a visual diary and develops images from these and from his interest in ecology and wildlife. He exhibits at Norwich and national Print Fair also including Craftco, Southwold; Halesworth Gallery; Ferini Art Gallery, Pakefield, Lowestoft all in Suffolk and at Lewisham Art House; The Foundry, Old Street, London; Bath Print Fair and elsewhere. Ben has a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and CRB clearance and is available for schools and community tutoring as ‘Bittern Design and Rural Mural Co’ teaching print murals, bookmaking, wind sculptures and painted murals as well as other subjects. A Member of Suffolk Open Studios from his studio at Pakefield, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
Website: http://benquail.yolasite.com

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