Allin Braund  British 1915-2004

Allin Braund, painter, printmaker and teacher, born in Devon. After studying at Bideford School of Art, he won a scholarship to study art at Hornsey College of Art. He taught art at Bideford Grammar School before the Second World War, returning to teach at Hornsey College of Art after. He taught design and printmaking and later became a senior lecturer, retiring in 1976. He had a distinguished career as both artist and teacher, inspiring his students, such as Allen Jones. He exhibited at Royal Society of Etchers, Redfern gallery, St. Georges Gallery, Zwemmer Gallery and the Royal Academy. His lithographs were shown in the 1954 British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale alongside those of Henry Moore, Lucian Freud and Eduardo Paolozzi. He was a member of the Society of Industrial Artists. He had many exhibitions here and abroad and his work was purchased for many collections including Arts Council, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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