The gallery is now open to visitors by appointment. Buy online and over the phone 01572 821424. Click here to read more >
0

John Tunnard

John Tunnard

John Tunnard PortraitBorn 1900, John Tunnard was a painter and designer whose work, like Graham Sutherland’s, has been referred to as Neo-Romantic – a continuation of British landscape painting with a modern awareness. He studied design originally at the Royal College of Art: his first job was as a textile designer in Manchester in the early 1920s, and it wasn’t until 1928 that he took up painting professionally.

By 1931 he had already exhibited at the Royal Academy and he became closely affiliated with the London Group. He also struck up friendships with notable contemporaries Trevelyan, Moore and the poet John Betjeman. After the Second World War he taught at the Penzance School of Art until 1965, exhibiting at the RA in 1960 and elected as associate in 1967. Tunnard died in Penzance in 1971.
Keep up to date with our exhibitions,
music events, news and special offers
Goldmark Gallery
14 Orange Street, Uppingham
Rutland, LE15 9SQ, UK

+44 (0) 1572 821424
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mon-Sat: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

The gallery is now open to visitors by appointment only. We are making regular weekly broadcasts on goldmark.tv where you can catch up on the latest news from the gallery. You can buy from us online or contact us by email or telephone. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

© 2012-2020 Goldmark Gallery. All Rights Reserved.