Ken Howard

Ken Howard

Ken Howard

Ken Howard

Ken Howard

KEN HOWARD
b.1932 London

 

Biographical chronology

 

1932
Ken Howard born in London

1949-53
Studied at the Hornsey School of Art

1952
First exhibited at the Royal Academy

1953-55
National Service in the Royal Marines

1955-58
Studied at the Royal College of Art

1958-59
British Council Scholarship to Florence

1959
First exhibited at the New English Art Club
First exhibited at 147 New Bond Street

1962
Elected member of the New English Art Club

1966
Elected member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters
First prize Lord Mayor’s Art Award

1969
First prize Arundel Art Centre

1973
Appointed official artist in Ireland by the Imperial War Museum

1978
Prize winner John Moores Exhibition

1979
Elected member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours
Prize winner John Laing Exhibition

1981
Elected member of the Royal West of England Academy

1982
First prize Hunting Group Awards

1983
Associate Member of the Royal Academy
Prize winner Royal West of England Academy

1985
Critics’ prize, Sparkasse Karlsruhe

1986
Prize winner New English Art Club Centenary Exhibition

1988
Honorary Member of the Royal Society of British Artists
Honorary Member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters

1991
Member of the Royal Academy

1998
President of the New English Art Club

2001
Critics’ prize New English Art Club 2001

2004
Elected Royal Academy Professor of Perspective

2006
Elected fellow of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters

2007
Appointed Freeman of the City of London, Liveryman Painter Stainers

2008
Honorary Member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art

2010
Awarded OBE for services to Art in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

2011
Publication of Light and Dark: The Autobiography of Ken Howard RA

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