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Oliver Elmes (1934 - 2011)Show: Profile | Artworks

Oliver was the son of Rick Elmes, Cartoonist and Painter. He was married to Donnatilla and had five children all involved in the Arts. Oliver worked at the BBC from 1964 – 1989 as a Senior Graphic Designer. His drawing skills were highly acclaimed. He enjoyed painting landscapes, particularly skyscapes in Oils, and Portraits in Pastels and Oils.

His paintings can be found in many private collections.

Born

Oliver Thomas Elmes, 1934, Smirna House, White Notley, Essex

Mediums:

Oil and Pastel

Education

King Edwards II Grammar, Chelmsford 1942 – 1948

Studied

Regent Street Polytechnic Schools of Art 1950 – 1954

Exhibitions

Royal Academy 1962
Pastel Society, Mall Galleries 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997
ROI, Mall Galleries 1994, 1995
Park Lane Fine Arts Gallery 2005, 2007
Bartley Drew 1996
Barnes Art Gallery 1995, 1996
Alton Gallery 1993, 1994
New Grafton 1995
Piers Feetham Gallery 2005, 2007

Portrait Commissions

Doug Haines 1998, 2007
Jane Fleming 2006
W. Saunders 2006

Clubs

London Sketch Club (Model Master 1996 – 2005)
Chelsea Arts Club
Chelsea Art Society
Small Paintings Group

Signs Work

TOE


Oliver Elmes died in 2011

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