Estate of Neville Weston: Part One

19/03/2018     Latest News

In our 21st March Spring Fine Auction we have the first part of the Estate of Neville Weston coming up for auction this week. Neville Weston (1936-2017) was a representational painter specialising in landscapes of Australia, Britain and Europe. He was also an author, academic and art critic.

He was born in Birmingham, UK. 1936. He studied at Stourbridge School of Arts and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.

He became a lecturer in the UK at the Liverpool College of Art 1961-1965 and then the University of Manchester Colleges of Education division (1965-1975). While in Liverpool he became part of the Liverpool ‘Avant Garde’ movement. He is a founding member of W.E.B.A group of Liverpool designers.

During the 1970’s he moved out to Australia and took up a visiting fellowship at the Australian National University in Canberra. He relocated permanently in 1977 and went on to work at various Australian universities to include: South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University and James Cook University and Curtin University of Technology.

His work has been included in many exhibitions around the world such as: the Royal Academy, London Summer show; Wall Street Exchange, London; Robin Gibson, Sydney; Alice prize exhibitions, Alice Springs; Australian Embassy, Paris; Tate, London and many more.

He returned to the UK in 2005 and his last exhibition was for the Threadneedle prize at the Mall galleries in London in 2010.

 

 

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