Anthony Eyton Biography

Teddington, Middlesex, England, 1923-

Well-known British painter, Anthony Eyton's work generally depicts landscapes - his experiences, memories, stories and myths from the places that he visits.

In 1969, he was named the Director of Painting at the St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario and was awarded the Kingston-Whig prize in 1971. In 1972, he won the John Moores Competition and was elected to the Royal Academy (1976). He is also a member of the Royal Watercolour Society and has been teaching at the Royal Academy Schools, since 1988.

A selected list of his EXHIBITIONS is as follows:

1959 - New Art Centre, London

1973 - New Grafton Gallery, London

1978 - Newcastle-upon-Tyne Polytechnic Gallery

1983 - Imperial War Museum, London

A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION of his work was held at the South London Art Gallery, in 1980. He has also exhibited various times at the Browse & Darby, London, since 1980.

His work has also been exhibited at the following COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:

1976 - 'Drawings of People', Serpentine Gallery, London.

1977 - 'British Painting 1952 to 1977', Royal Academy of Arts

1979 - 'British Art Show' Arts Council

1982 - 'Hayward Annual'

1984 - 'The Hard Won Image', Tate Gallery

British PUBLIC COLLECTIONS holding his work are as follows:

Arts Council of Great Britain

Contemporary Arts Society

Government Art Collection

Imperial War Museum

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Plymouth Art Gallery

Royal Academy of Arts

Royal West of England Academy

Tate Gallery

Towner Art Gallery