Painter and teacher, born in Vienna, Austria, as Heinz Inlander. Lived in Trieste, 1935–8. Settled in England 1938 and became a British subject in 1947. Attended St Martin’s School of Art, 1939–41, Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts part-time from 1945, becoming full-time in 1949. In 1950 went to the Slade School of Fine Art, where he won the summer composition prize, in 1952 a Rome Scholarship. First one-man show at Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome in 1953, his first in London being at Leicester Galleries in 1956. Awarded Premio Acitrezza, Sicily, 1958, and a Harkness Commonwealth Fellowship to America in 1960–61. Taught at Camberwell 1957–79 and had many group and one-man shows in Britain and abroad. Tate Gallery, Contemporary Art Society, Arts Council, provincial and overseas galleries hold his work.

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

Do you know someone who would love this resource?
Tell them about it...