Ken Howard

Morning light, The Grand Canal, 2015

Oil on canvas: 20(h) x 24(w) in /

50.8(h) x 61(w) cm

Signed; titled on the reverse

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KEN HOWARD

 b.1932 London

 

Morning light, The Grand Canal, 2015

 

Signed; titled on the reverse

Oil on canvas: 20 x 24 in / 50.8 x 61 cm

Frame size: 30 ½ x 26 ½ x 2 ½ in / 77.5 x 67.3 x 6.4cm

 

 

 

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

 

Commissions include:  The Drapers Company

                                    The Haberdashers Company

                                    States of Jersey

                                    HQ British Army of the Rhine

                                    United Nations Forces in Cyprus

                                    The Stock Exchange, London

                                    Lloyds of London

                                    The Royal Hospital, Chelsea

                                    Banque Paribas

 

Works by Ken Howard can be seen in the following public collections:

 

Royal Academy of Arts, London

Plymouth City Art Gallery

Sheffield Art Gallery

Hove Museum and Art Gallery

Guildhall Art Gallery, London

Ulster Museum and Art Gallery

The Imperial War Museum, London

The National Army Museum, London

 

 

 

One Man Exhibitions

 

1955    Plymouth Art Centre

1966    John Whibley Gallery, London

1968    John Whibley Gallery, London

1971    New Grafton Gallery, London

1972    Plymouth Art Gallery – Retrospective Exhibition

1974    New Grafton Gallery, London

1976    New Grafton Gallery, London

1978    New Grafton Gallery, London

1979    New Metropole, Folkestone

Hong Kong Art Centre

St Helier Gallery

1980    St Helier Gallery

1981    New Grafton Gallery, London

1982    Nicosia

1983    Delhi 1983

1984    New Grafton Gallery, London

St Helier Gallery

1985    New Grafton Gallery, London

1986    Linton Court Gallery

1987    Lowndes Lodge Gallery, London

New Grafton Gallery, London

 

1989    Lowndes Lodge Gallery, London

1990    New Grafton Gallery, London

Lowndes Lodge Gallery, London

1991    Lowndes Lodge Gallery, London

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Gloucestershire

1992    Lowndes Lodge Gallery, London

1993    New Grafton Gallery, London

            Brian Sinfield Gallery, Gloucestershire

1995    New Grafton Gallery, London

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Gloucestershire

1997    New Grafton Gallery, London

1998    The Everard Read, Johannesburg

 

2000    New Grafton Gallery, London

The Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town

2002    Richard Green, London

2003    Richard Green, London

2004    Richard Green, London

2005    Richard Green, London

2006    Richard Green, London

2007    Richard Green, London

2009    Richard Green, London

2011    Richard Green, London

2012    Richard Green, London

2013    Richard Green, London

 

Ken Howard