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Small Spinner
© Michael Tyzack, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London. Photo credit: Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

Small Spinner 1963

Michael Tyzack (1933–2007)

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

Painter and teacher, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, who attended the College of Art there, 1950–2. He then went to Slade School of Fine Art, 1952–6, winning a French Government Scholarship in 1956. Began lecturing at Cardiff College of Art in 1964, later appointments including Hornsey College of Art and University of Iowa School of Art in America, for five years from 1971. In 1976, Tyzack joined the staff of the School of the Arts, College of Charleston, South Carolina, where he remained.

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

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