BUCKLEY, Stephen

Stephen Buckley  British 1944

Artist and teacher working in an often unconventional range of materials. He was influenced by Pop Art and Dada and while his work appears abstract it hints at everyday objects. Born in Leicester, Buckley studied at University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1962-7, then Reading University, 1967-9. He taught at Canterbury and Leeds Colleges of Art and Chelsea School of Art, 1969-71; was artist in residence at Kings College, Cambridge, 1972-74 and was visiting tutor at Royal College of Art 1976 and 1986. After showing at the Hayward Gallery in 1969, Buckley had a one man show at Nigel Greenwood in 1970. He was a John Moore’s Exhibition, Liverpool, prizewinner in 1974 and 1979. Buckley soon built up an impressive list of British and foreign showings and had a retrospective at Museum of Modern Art Oxford, 1989 with an exhibition at University Gallery, University of Northumbria 1994. Arts council holds his work. Lived in London.

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