Artist biography

Geoffrey RHOADES b. 1898

Painter in oil and watercolour, engraver and teacher. Born 27 November 1898 in London. Studied at Clapham Art School under L. C. Nightingale and at the Slade School under Tonks 1919–24. Awarded the Giles Bequest prize 1950 for his linocut ‘Anacreon's Tomb’. Taught art part-time at the Working Men's College, London, 1928–36 and at Bishop's Stortford College 1930–45; assistant at the Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford, since 1955. One-man exhibition at Wye College, Ashford, Kent, 1956.

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