Biographical profiles of artists can only be written if sufficient information in the public domain, or from interested individuals, is available.

Sources used for biographical information and/or images

1. Websites


Artist Biographies (British & Irish artists of the 20th century):

ArtBound – promoting local art and artists

BBC ‘Your Paintings’ (now ‘Art UK’):

Horsforth Modern Art:

British Newspaper Archives:

2. Printed Sources

Child, D. (2001). The Yorkshire Union of Artists. Leeds: Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society.

Paulo, D. (1997). The Spirit of Bradford: 18 artists and a City. Aire Valley Arts.

Turnbull, H. (1976) Yorkshire Artists: a short dictionary. Bedale: Thornton Gallery, Snape.

Wood, C. (1986). The Dictionary of  British Artists 1880 – 1940. Antique Collectors Club.

Local history archives at Bradford Central Library and Keighley Library.


Valuable help has also been given by people interested in this project. This help has been greatly appreciated and acknowledged on the pages of the artists concerned.

Can you help?

This site is an ongoing project. If you can offer any more biographical information, or supply images, for any of the artists featured,  or if you know of any artists whose work should be featured, please get in touch (see contact page)


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