Artist biography

Dod PROCTER b. 1892

Figure, landscape and flower painter. Born 21 April 1892 in London, daughter of Dr F. C. Shaw. Studied art under Stanhope Forbes at Newlyn c. 1907–8 and at the Atelier Colarossi, Paris. Married the artist Ernest Procter in 1912; they held a joint exhibition of watercolours at the Fine Art Society 1913 and also exhibited at the Leicester Galleries. Exhibited with the International Society from 1918 and at the R.A. from 1922. Member of the N.E.A.C. 1929; A.R.A. 1934, R.A. 1942. Helped her husband on the decorations of the Kokine Palace, Rangoon, 1920. Honourable mention at the 25th and 27th International Exhibitions at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1926 and 1928. Lives and works at Newlyn, Cornwall.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II