Biography

1910 Born in Richmond upon Thames
1927 Studied at St John's Wood School of Art, under Pat Millard
1929-32 Studied at the Royal Academy Painting Schools
1936 Turned to sculpture
1954 Moved from Oxfordshire to Oundle, where he began to teach art
1959 Bought a brewery in Oundle, which he converted into a studio and living space

Selected solo exhibitions

1968 Fermoy Art Gallery, King’s Lynn, Norfolk
1969 Somerville College, Cambridge
1972 Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, ‘George Kennethson: Sculpture and Drawings 1952-72’
1974 University of Birmingham, ‘A Retrospective Exhibition: Sculptures and Drawings by Geroge Kennethson’
1975 Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, ‘George Kennethson: Sculpture’
1993 The New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire,‘George Kennethson: Retrospective’
2000 Wilson Stephens Fine Art, London, ‘George Kennethson: 1910-1994’
2004 Wilsons Stephens Fine Art in association with Archeus Fine Art, London, ‘George Kennethson: A Modernist Rediscovered’

Selected group exhibitions

1947 Arts Council touring exhibition, ‘Sculpture in the Home’
1986 Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, ‘Translations from Life and Nature: Stone Carvings 1950-85’
1988 The New Art Centre, London
2012-13 The Fine Art Society, London ‘Carving in Britain from 1910 to Now’

Selected collections

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

George Kennethson

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