PRYKE, [Jon] Jonathan S

1943 - ?

Jon Pryke

Born at Ipswich in 1943, son of Gerald E. Pryke (b.1919) and his wife Doris Kathleen née Crane (1920-2000), who married at Ipswich in 1941. Jon studied at Ipswich School of Art 1959-1961 obtaining an Intermediate Certificate in Arts and Crafts; London College of Printing 1961-1963 with a National Diploma in Design and Goldsmith’s College 1977-1978 for his Art Teachers Certificate. Part-time lecturer at Camberwell, Ravensbourne and Ipswich Schools of Art 1971-1977. Elected to membership of the Royal Society of British Artists 2004 and a Council member 2006-2008 and he now works mainly in pastel. Frequent contributor to the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and annual exhibitions of The Royal Society of Marine Artists, The Pastel Society, The Royal Society of British Artists at the Mall Galleries, London. As well as many successful studio shows including at the Affordable Art Fair, Art on Paper and the Dublin, Edinburgh and Cambridge Art Fairs with solo exhibtions at Martin Caldwell Associates 1998; Stark Gallery, London 1999-2004; The Artists’ Gallery, Ipswich 2004 and ‘Seeing Europe’ at Alte Lederfabrik, Cologne 2012. His works are in the public collection of Christchurch Mansion Ipswich and in private collections in the USA, Spain, Portugal, Holland and Japan and his commissions include those from The Palace of Westminster, Downing Street and Wayford Manor. He currently lives in London but frequently returns to paint the Suffolk landscape.

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