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Sir Terry Frost

(British, 1915–2003)

curve by sir terry frost

Sir Terry Frost

Curve, 1998

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orchard tambourines (set of 25 woodcuts) by sir terry frost

Sir Terry Frost

Orchard Tambourines (set of 25 woodcuts), 1999

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trewellard suns by sir terry frost

Sir Terry Frost

Trewellard Suns, 1989

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Biography

Timeline

1915
Born October 13th in Leamington Spa
1946 - 1947
Moved to Cornwall
Studied at St. Ives School of Painting
1947
Began period of study at Camberwell School of Art where he was taught by, amongst others, members of the pre-war Euston Road group
1948
Began to paint abstract works
Completed NDD
1952 - 1954
Visiting lecturer at the Bath Academy of Art
1956
Part-time lecturer at Leeds College of Art
1963
Part-time Lecturer at Coventry School of Art
1965
Full-time Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art, University of Reading
1970
Appointed Reader in the University of Reading
1974
Moved studio to Newlyn

Exhibitions

2010
AAFNYC, TAG Fine Arts, New York City, USA
2004
Flowers Graphics, London
2000
Angela Flowers Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East, London and Flowers West, Santa Monica, California
1999
New Publications, Flowers Graphics, London
Ten New Abstract Paintings, Flowers East, London
Small is Beautiful, Part 1: Abstract, Flowers West, Santa Monica, California
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East
1998
New Paintings, Flowers East, London
1997
Belgrave Gallery, London
Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Arts, London
1996
Sim’s Gallery, St. Ives
Flowers East, London

Public Collections

Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand
Gulbenkian Foundation, London
Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
National Museum of Canada, Ottawa
Tate Collection, London
Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Literature

1983
Norrie, J., Terry Frost, Andreas Charalambides, Arts Review, September 1983
1982
Lewis, David, in introduction to exhibition catalogue Terry Frost, Recent Paintings May 21-July 4 1982, London Regional Art Gallery, Canada
Lewis, A., 'British Avant Garde Painting 1945-1956 - Part 1', Artscribe, March 1982
McGregan, C., Rufford Craft Centre Exhibition, Arts Review, March, 1982
1981
Davies, P., 'Some notes on the St.Ives School', Art Monthly, July-August, 1981
1978
Vaizey, M., Terry Frost: Works on paper', Arts Review, January
1972
Finn, Andrea, 'Terry Frost', Southern Arts Diary and Review, April 1972
Elderfield, John, Studio International, January 1972
1954
Alloway, Lawrence ed. Nine Abstract Artists: their Works and Theory, London, 1954
Britsh Painting and Sculpture 1960-70. Exhibition Catalogue, Tate Gallery London, and National Gallery Washington