Artist biography

Evelyn DUNBAR 1906–1960

Painter and mural decorator. Born 18 December 1906 at Reading; studied at Rochester and Chelsea Schools of Art and the R.C.A. 1929–33. Painted murals at Brockley County School, Kent, 1933–6, and at the Training College, Bletchley, Bucks., 1958–60. Official War Artist 1940; married Flying Officer Roger Folley 1942. Member of the N.E.A.C. 1945–7. Visiting teacher at the Ruskin School, Oxford, from 1950. Moved to Kent 1952 and started painting mainly portraits. Illustrated Gardener's Choice with Cyril Mahoney 1937. Died near Ashford, Kent, 12 May 1960.

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