Bernard Dunstan

ARTIST

Dunstan, Bernard

1920 – 2017

Painter, teacher and writer, born Andrew Harold Bernard Dunstan in Teddington, Middlesex. Known only as Bernard Dunstan he studied at Byam Shaw School of Art and Slade School of Art, 1939-41. He went on to teach at the West of England College of Art in Bristol from 1946 to 1949, Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts from 1950 to 1964, Byam Shaw School of Art from 1953 to 1974, Ravensbourne College of Art from 1959 to 1964 and City and Guilds of London Art School from 1964 to 1969. Dunstan exhibited regularly with Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London from 1952 to 1970, with Agnew’s, London, since 1972 and with Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada, USA since 1981.

He also exhibits annually in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the New English Art Club, and his work is held in many private collections. In 1946 he was elected a member of NEAC, 1949 a member of the RWA, acting as President, 1979-83 and in 1968 elected RA. He has also published several books on painting methods and is represented in numerous public collections. These include Aberdeen Art Gallery, Arts Council England, Bristol Art Gallery, Museum of London, Herbert Art Gallery, Brighton & Hove Art Gallery, Maidstone Art Gallery, National Library of Wales, National Gallery of New Zealand, National Portrait Gallery, Plymouth Art Gallery, Rochdale Art Gallery, Royal Collection, Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Collection, Windsor and Museum of Modern Art, Wales. His paintings are the ‘intimiste’ style of Bonnard and Vuillard and he has written about these artists with knowledge and understanding. Bernard Dunstan was married to the painter Diana Armfield.

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Bernard Dunstan

ARTIST

Dunstan, Bernard

1920 – 2017

Painter, teacher and writer, born Andrew Harold Bernard Dunstan in Teddington, Middlesex. Known only as Bernard Dunstan he studied at Byam Shaw School of Art and Slade School of Art, 1939-41. He went on to teach at the West of England College of Art in Bristol from 1946 to 1949, Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts from 1950 to 1964, Byam Shaw School of Art from 1953 to 1974, Ravensbourne College of Art from 1959 to 1964 and City and Guilds of London Art School from 1964 to 1969. Dunstan exhibited regularly with Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London from 1952 to 1970, with Agnew’s, London, since 1972 and with Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada, USA since 1981.

He also exhibits annually in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the New English Art Club, and his work is held in many private collections. In 1946 he was elected a member of NEAC, 1949 a member of the RWA, acting as President, 1979-83 and in 1968 elected RA. He has also published several books on painting methods and is represented in numerous public collections. These include Aberdeen Art Gallery, Arts Council England, Bristol Art Gallery, Museum of London, Herbert Art Gallery, Brighton & Hove Art Gallery, Maidstone Art Gallery, National Library of Wales, National Gallery of New Zealand, National Portrait Gallery, Plymouth Art Gallery, Rochdale Art Gallery, Royal Collection, Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Collection, Windsor and Museum of Modern Art, Wales. His paintings are the ‘intimiste’ style of Bonnard and Vuillard and he has written about these artists with knowledge and understanding. Bernard Dunstan was married to the painter Diana Armfield.

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