Artist biography

Eve KIRK b. 1900

Landscape and decorative painter. Born 22 July 1900 in London. Studied at the Slade School 1919–22 and travelled in Italy, France and Greece. First one-man exhibition at the Paterson Gallery 1930 with an Envoi by Augustus John, who also painted her portrait. Later exhibited at Arthur Tooth & Sons 1932 and 1935, Leicester Galleries 1943, and Lefevre Gallery 1949. Decorated the Catholic Church at Newtown, Montgomery, in the mid 1940s. Went to live in Italy about 1955 and has now given up painting.

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