STOCKS, Irene

1943 - ?

Irene Stocks was born in Rochdale, Lancashire in 1943. She studied at Leeds Arts University in the early 1960ís under Professor Quentin Bell. After a career in teaching and in town planning, she and her husband John Anthony Stocks opened their first art gallery in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, specializing in Modern British paintings. In 1982 they settled in East Anglia, where they ran their business from galleries in Diss in Norfolk followed by at Bungay, Suffolk. During this time Irene has continued to paint, in oils and acrylic, her work being characterised by a feeling for strong colour and bold composition with her preferred subject matter is the human figure, plants, animals and still life. Irene has exhibited at several galleries in East Anglia, including the Fry Gallery, Saffron Walden and 21st Century Gallery, Bungay, Suffolk.




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