Ian STEPHENSON b. 1934
Abstract painter. Born 11 January 1934 at Browney, near Meadowfield, County Durham. Studied at the Department of Fine Art, King's College, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1951–6. Awarded a Boise Travelling Scholarship to Italy 1958. First one-man exhibition at the New Vision Centre 1958. Gulbenkian Foundation Purchase Award 1960. Has taught part-time at Chelsea School of Art since 1959.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II