Biography for Glynn Thomas RE (1946)
Glynn Thomas was born in Cambridge 1946. He studied at the Cambridge School of Art 1962-67, specialising in illustration and printmaking; taught printmaking at the Ipswich School of Art 1967-79, and is now a full-time artist living in Suffolk.
He has illustrated a number of books. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and at the Society's 1983 annual exhibition his etching 'Honfleur', was awarded the Davys' prize for the best print.
One man exhibitions include the Dominion Centre, Toronto; the John Russell Gallery, Ipswich; Printworks and the Minories, Colchester; the New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham; the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester; the Lyric, Hammersmith and the Barbican Centre, London. Mixed exhibitions include the Cambridge Contemporary Art Gallery; the Adelphi Gallery, New York; Donald Hughes, Hong Kong; the Royal Academy; the British Miniature Print Exhibition; the National Print Exhibition, Pall Mall Galleries and exhibitions throughout the UK. Works are in the Ashmolean, the Museum of London and Ipswich Museum collection.
Work has been commissioned by Christies Contemporary Art, the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and the Riding for the Disabled Association - this etching was presented to HRH the Princess Royal.