1961 - ?

Delia Tourney-Godfrey

Born at Romford, Essex in 1961, daughter of Desmond William Thurkettle (12 September 1926-2004) and his wife Olive I. née Thirkettle, who married at Islington, London in 1950. As Delia Thurkettle, she married at Ipswich in 1979, Craig F. Tournay-Godfrey and works under the name of Delia Tournay-Godfrey. As a mature student she studied at Suffolk College 1996, under Ken Back [q.v.] taking a BA (Hons) in Art & Design and continued with Back until his death in 2002. A member and committee member at Suffolk Open Studios 2001-2005 and part-time Lecturer in Adult Education at Suffolk College 2006. A figurative painter who uses oils and has a fascination with light, colour and mood with life drawing an essential part of her practice. A member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club and has had solo exhibitions at Pond Gallery, Snape 2002; Snape Maltings Gallery 2006; Chappel Galleries, Essex 2008; Assembly House, Norwich and Aldeburgh Festival Exhibition both 2010, and Buckenham Galleries, Southwold 2011, she has also had many mixed shows including the Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition. She has her studio at 2 Wimbourne Avenue, Ipswich. site

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