John Hughes

johnhughes.ben@gmail.com

Attended Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, Southeast London:
Foundation, 1966-67
Degree course, 1967 -70.
Graduated in Fine Art (2.t hons.) 197O.
Postgraduate Teacher’s Training of London University institute of
Education , 197O-71. Art Teacher’s Diploma, 1971.

From 1971 to 1987 taught Art in schools in Horsham, West Sussex;
Maidstone and Margate, including a period as Head of an Art Department.
Since then he has been involved in adult art education.
From the 197O’s to the present he has continued to practice as a visual artist- generally painting.

His work has been exhibited at:
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
The Mall Gallery The RBA
The Pastel Society
The Society of Landscape Pointers
The Sussex Artist’s Exhibitions in Brighton

Various commercial galleries in London and Southeast England including:
The Gagliardi Gallery, Chelsea) the Nevill Gallery, Canterbury: the Feltham Gallery, West Sussex, the Campion Gallery, Rye, as port of the
Rye Festival, and at the Francis Iles Gallery in Rochester.
Locally he has participated in exhibitions at IOTA, on the Westcliff , Ramsgate, in the Ramsgate Spring Festival Exhibitions between 1992 and 2002 and as a member of the East Kent Art Society.
In 2013 he participated in a BBC project for the Your Paintings archive at the York Street Gallery in Ramsgate.