Joe Tilson (1928)
Mixed media artist who was born in London and who first worked as a cabinet maker and carpenter, 1944-46. Following National Service with the RAF, 1946-49, he entered St. Martin's School of Art, 1949-52 and furthered his studies at the RCA, 1952-55. He was a winner of the Rome Scholarship in 1956 and became associated with the Pop Art movement, chiefly through Young Contemporaries exhibitions. In 1961 he held his first solo exhibition at the new London gallery of Marlborough Fine Art and has since exhibited with them in London, New York and throughout Europe. He also exhibited alongside Elisabeth Frink and Henry Moore at the Marjorie Parr Gallery.