Tag: East Anglia

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Roderic Barrett – appreciation by Alan Dedman

My first encounter with Roderic Barrett was during interview at the Royal Academy Schools. We sat opposite one another in the Keeper’s office. Barrett was wearing a waist…

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NORCAT – or ‘the College of West Anglia’

Before leaving school, I sought work for myself. The village gamekeeper (Jack Plaice) arranged for me to be ‘taken under the wing’ of John King on the Snettisham…

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Alan Dedman

Born and raised in East Anglia, Alan Dedman attended Great Yarmouth College of Art and Design, St. Martin’s School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. He went…