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Paphos
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Paphos 1978–1979

Geoff Rigden (1943–2016)

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Artist working in a variety of media, including abstract paintings and constructions with found objects. He was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, and studied at Somerset College of Art, 1960–3, and Royal College of Art, 1963–6. Was artist-in-residence at Cyprus College of Art, 1979, and a visiting lecturer at Winchester School of Art and Canterbury College of Art in 1982. He was a prizewinner at John Moores Liverpool Exhibition in 1965, and at Tolly Cobbold Exhibition in 1977.

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


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