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Nightfall over the Black Country, View from Turner's Hill, Dudley, the Habberleys just Visible 6.45pm, Thursday 18 October 2001
© the artist. Photo credit: Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Artist and lecturer who was born in Brierley Hill and settled in Stourbridge in what is now the West Midlands. He studied at Stourbridge College of Art, 1960–4, notably under John Walker, gaining his art teacher’s diploma at Birmingham University, 1964–5. After various teaching appointments, Rob Perry was head of department, visual communications and the arts, North East Worcestershire College, 1974–94, then a professional painter.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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