Painter in watercolour and tempera, printmaker and poster designer, born and lived in Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire. At Long Eaton Grammar School Loxton Knight (he signed work with this, his surname; he is sometimes wrongly listed in reference books under Knight) was taught and greatly influenced by Samuel Clegg, grandfather of the actor Richard and broadcaster/naturalist David Attenborough. Then studied under Joseph Else at Nottingham School of Art, 1924–9. Was elected a member of the Colour Gravure Society, RBA, PS and RI and exhibited with the New Group and extensively elsewhere in Britain and abroad. Solo exhibitions included Brook Street Gallery, Chapel Bar Gallery in Nottingham and Carl Fischer Gallery, New York. Nottingham Castle Museum and public collections in Wanganui, New Zealand, Derby, Hull and Bolton hold examples.

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

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