SNOW, Michael Neville Seward

Michael Neville Seward Snow   (British 1930-2012)

Michael Neville Seward Snow, professional artist and writer, was born in Manchester 1930 and educated at Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby. He settled in Cornwall, 1951-1980, and was elected to The Penwith Society of Arts in St Ives in 1953 and became the Society Secretary 1954-56 becoming closely associated with Ben Nicholson, Terry Frost, Denis Mitchell and Roberts Adams, who were also members. In 1957, he was the Co-founder of The Peterloo Group in Manchester. In 1960, he co-founded The Manchester Institute of Contemporary Arts and became a member of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers.

He began teaching at Exeter College of Art and Design in 1965, a job he held until 1985 when he retired. Snow exhibited widely and held one-man shows in The Rowan Gallery, London, in Manchester and St Ives.

Selected one-person exhibitions

2014   Belgrave St Ives, Cornwall
1993   Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter
1965   Fore Street Gallery, St Ives
1964   Rowan Galley, London
1959   Central Library, Manchester
1958   Malcolm Bishop Gallery, Manchester

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