|Robert Tilling RI, MBE (1944-2011)|
Oil on board
Signed lower right "Tilling".
12 x 17 inches.
Signed, inscribed "Jersey 1995" in pencil on reverse.
Robert Tilling RI, MBE (1944-2011):
The painter and teacher Robert Tilling was born in Bristol in 1944 and became Head of Art at Victoria College in 1968. Robert Tilling had numerous solo and group exhibitions including shows at the Barbican Centre London, the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition and the Contemporary Arts Society. He illustrated a number of publications including works by Charles Causley and Spike Milligan and his writing on jazz and blues has been published widely. He was awarded an MBE in 2006 for services to the arts.