Terry Frost


Terry Frost

Sir Terry Frost (born Terence Ernest Manitou Frost) (October 13, 1915September 1, 2003) was an English artist noted for his abstracts.

Born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, in 1915, he did not become an artist until he was in his 30s. During his army service in World War II, he met and was taught by Adrian Heath while a prisoner of war. Subsequently, he attended Camberwell School of Art and the St. Ives School of Art. In 1951, he worked as an assistant to the sculptor Barbara Hepworth. His career included teaching at the Bath Academy of Art, serving as Gregory Fellow at the University of Leeds, and teaching at the Cyprus College of Art. Later he became the artist in residence and Professor of Painting at the Department of Fine Art of the University of Reading.

In 1992, he was elected a Royal Academician and he was knighted in 1998.

He married Kathleen Clarke in 1945. They had five sons and one daughter. One of his sons, Anthony also became an artist. A second, Stephen is a comedian.

External links

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/3201925.stm BBC obituary]
* [http://www.opinion.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/09/03/db0302.xml&sSheet=/opinion/2003/09/03/ixopright.html Obituary] in The Telegraph
* [http://www.artcornwall.org artcornwall.org] on-line journal for art and artists in Cornwall


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