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* KEN HOWARD OBE RA (BRITISH b 1932 - ), CONTINENTAL STREET SCENE oil on canvas board, signed 24.5cm x 29cm Framed. Note: Ken Howard was born in 1932. He studied art at Hornsey School of Art from 1949 to 1953. Ken then did his National Service with the Royal Marines before returning to study at the Royal College of Art from 1955 to 1958. Howard then went on to win a British Council Art Scholarship to Florence from 1958 to 1959. The first Ken Howard one-man show was held at the Plymouth Art Centre in 1955. Subsequent art exhibitions were held in 1966 and 1968 at the John Whibley Gallery. From then on Ken Howard exhibited extensively, both nationally and internationally, particularly with the New Grafton Art Gallery from the early 1970s. Ken Howard was given a retrospective exhibition in 1972 at the Plymouth City Art Gallery. In 1979 Ken Howard was appointed by the Imperial War Museum as official British artist in Northern Ireland. He also worked with the British Army in Germany, Cyprus, Oman, Hong Kong, Nepal, Norway, Canada, Belize and Brunei from 1973 to 1982. Ken Howard is a master at capturing light in both oil and watercolour paintings. Today Howard is known as one of the leading British artists for his ability to fuse light and atmosphere in his contemporary paintings. The subjects for Ken Howard contemporary paintings range from studio nudes to Venetian scenes and Cornish beaches. Ken Howard was elected a member of: the New English Art Club in 1962; the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1966; the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1979; the Royal West of England Academy 1981; Honorary Member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1988; Royal Academician in 1991; and President of the New English Art Club in 1998. His numerous art awards include: First Prize in the Lord Mayor's Art Award in 1966; a Prize Winner in the John Moores Art Exhibition, Liverpool in 1978; first prize in the Hunting Group Art Awards; and the Critics Prize at Sparkasse Karlsruhe in 1985. He now lives and works in London or at the Ken Howard artist studio in Venice. Ken Howard contemporary paintings are found in many British and International private, corporate and public art collections.

Estimate: £800 - £1200
Hammer: £800

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The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction : 24/9/2017
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