TILLYER, William

William Tillyer etching in colour of variants green, 10/ 25 copies



William Tillyer etching in colour of variants green. Signed and numbered 10/ 25 copies, by the artist in pencil. Fine

Image size 10 x 14mm (3.75 x 5.5 inches)

Sheet size 30 x 30cm (11.75 x 11.75 inches )


This was plate 106, as published in ‘A Tribute to Birgit Skiold’ , 1983.

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William Tillyer  [British 1938- ]

William Tillyer was a print maker, painter, ceramist, illustrator and teacher. He was born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. He attended the local art school and the Slade in 1960-1962, painting with Coldstream and etching with Anthony Gross. After which he joined Hayter in Paris at the Atelier 17 were he furthered his printmaking skills. From 1963-1970 he taught part time at Chelsea School of Art and etching at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham until 1972, and at Watford School of Art 1970-1973, In 1981-2 he was Artist in Residence at Melbourne University, Australia. Tillyer travelled widely, travelling around Europe in the early 80’s and South Western America in 1884. Visiting California and Arizona in 1990. Besides his painting and etching , he also did work for Fulham Pottery. His work is represented in the Victorian and Albert Museum, Arts Council, Tate Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, New York and some Australian Galleries. He still lives in Yorkshire.
Middlesbrough Art Gallery 1962
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol. 1970
Serpentine Gallery, London 1971
Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath. 1991

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