Biography

1872 Born in Chelsea
1890 Became articled as an architect
1900 Awarded the Sloane Medallion by the Royal Institute of British Architects
1902 Elected an Associate Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects
1904 Married Dorothy Mary Nunn
1921 Left his first wife for Sybil Andrews; first joint show with Andrews, at Crescent House
1922 Moved to London with Andrews
1923 Enrolled at Heatherley's School of Fine Art
1925 Helped to set up the Grosvenor School; elected as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society
1929 Exhibited at 'The First Exhibition of British Lino-Cuts'
1930 Elected member of the Royal Society of British Artists
1933 First major exhibition, with Andrews, at the Redfern Gallery
1938 Power and Andrews separate
1939 Began work as a surveyor for the Heavy Rescue Squad
1951 Died

Selected exhibitions

1921 Crescent House, Bury St Edmunds (with Sybil Andrews)
1929 Redfern Gallery, London ‘The First Exhibition of British Linocuts’
1930 Redfern Gallery, London 'British Linocuts'
1931 Shanghai Art Club, Shanghai 'Exhibition of British Linocuts'
Redfern Gallery, London 'British Lino-Cuts 1931'
1932 Collins House, Melbourne (Arts and Crafts Society of Victoria) 'Modern Colour Prints and Wood Engravings from the Redfern Gallery, Old Bond Street, London'
Everyman's Lending Library, Melbourne 'Exhibition of Linocuts'
Redfern Gallery, London 'Modern Colour Prints'
1933 Redfern Gallery, London (with Sybil Andrews)
RIBA, London
1934 Los Angeles Museum, Los Angeles 'The Fifteenth International Print Makers Exhibition under the Auspices of the Print Makers Society of California'
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago 'International Exhibition of Contemporary Prints for a Century of Progress'
Redfern Gallery, London 'Colour Prints. Also Paintings by R. O. Dunlop, Basil Jonzen, Richard Eurich'
1934-35 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 'The Sixtieth Autumn Exhibition'
1935 Redfern Gallery, London 'Colour Prints - Monotypes and Carvings by Elizabeth Spurr'
1935-36 National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa 'Exhibition of Modern Colour Prints'
Bucharest/Vienna/Prague, 'Two Hundred Years of British Graphic Art'
1936 Redfern Gallery, London 'Colour Prints'
Los Angeles Museum, Los Angeles 'The Seventeenth International Print Makers Exhibition under the Auspices of the Print Makers Society of California'
1937 Baillieu Allard's Gallery, Melbourne 'Exhibition of Lino Cuts from the Redfern Gallery, London'
Redfern Gallery, London 'Summer Salon: Oils, Prints, Drawings, Watercolours by Contemporary Artists'
1938 Redfern Gallery, London 'Summer Salon'
1943 São Paulo (British Council), Brazil 'Exposição de pintura britânica contemporânea'
1945 Gainsborough Galleries, Johannesburg
1947 British Institute of Adult Education (Arts Council of Great Britain), London 'Colour Lino-Cuts'
2008 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ‘Machine Age: Rhythms of Modern Life 1914-1939’

Selected collections

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
British Museum, London
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San Francisco
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, University of California, Los Angeles
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
Mitchell Wolfson Jr Collection, The Wolfsonian Foundation, Miami Beach, Florida and Genoa, Italy
London Transport Museum, London
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Art Gallery, Wellington
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
New York Public Library, New York