Augustus Edwin John (British, 1961)

Timeline

1878
Born in Wales
1894–1898
Studied at the Slade School, where he was a star pupil, winning great renown for his superb draughtsmanship
1898
Won the Summer Composition Prize
1903
Member of the New English Art Club
1901–1904
Professor of Painting at Liverpool University
1905–1914
Travelled widely in France, Holland and Belgium
1921
Associate of the Royal Academy
1928–1938
Elected a Royal Academician (re-elected in 1940)
1940
Member of the London Group
1940
Retrospective exhibition of his drawings held at the National Gallery in London
1942
Awarded the Order of Merit
1948–1949
Arts Council touring retrospective exhibition
1954
Retrospective exhibition in the Diploma Gallery of the Royal Academy
1956
Retrospective exhibition at the Graves Art Gallery in Sheffield