Richard Bawden

1936 - 2003

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Painter and printmaker, born in Braintree, Essex, the son of Edward and Charlotte Bawden. He studied firstly at Chelsea School of Art, and at St. Martin's School of Art with short spells during his National Service at Winchester School of Art. He later enrolled at the RCA where he honed his skills in the Engraving School. He was elected a member of the RE and of the Society of Designer Craftsmen and also acted as Chair of the Gainsborough's House Print Workshop located in Sudbury, Suffolk. This gallery gave him a 60th birthday retrospective show in 1996. He has had over fifty one-man exhibitions at home and abroad and has exhibited with Bircham Gallery since its opening in 1988 and is a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy of Arts and was a founder-member of the Suffolk Group.