Diana Maxwell ARMFIELD

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1920-06-11
Education Bedales, Slade Sch, Central Sch of Arts and Crafts
Publications N/A
Recreations musical appreciation, gardening
Clubs Arts
Style Miss Diana Armfield, RA
Career painter; cultural activities organiser Miny of Supply 1942-46; tutor: Textile Dept Central Sch Art 1949-50, Byam Shaw Art Sch 1959-90; visiting tutor various art schs 1959-91, reg exhibitor Royal Acad 1966-; memb Cncl Royal Acad 1991-92; exhibitor: Festival of Britain 1951, Tonic for the Nation (V&A), Diana Armfield's Choice (Albany Gallery Cardiff) 1991, Albany Gallery Cardiff 1995, Glyn-Y-Weddw Llanbedrog N Wales 1995; artist in residence: Perth W Aust 1985, Jackson Wyoming USA 1989; NEAC Centenary Sothebys' 1986; one man show: Browse & Darby London 1979-2010, 90th Birthday show, RWS Featured Artist for 90th Birthday Year, Bala 1997, Gall Gérard Wassenaar Holland 1998, Art of the Garden (Lampeter Univ of Wales) 2000, Royal Cambrian Acad 2001, Albany Gallery Cardiff 2001 and 2006, etchings Curwen & New Acad Gallery 2005, prints Curwen & New Acad Gallery 50th anniversary show 2008, RA Now 2012; perm collections: V&A (textiles), cmmns Reuters 1986-87, Contemporary Art Soc Wales 1987, Nat Tst 1988-89, HRH Prince of Wales 1989, Farringdon Tst, Yale Center for British Art, Govt Picture Collection, Br Museum, Royal Watercolour Soc, Lancaster Co Museum, Royal W England Acad, Royal Acad Diploma Collection, Mercury Asset Mgmnt; retrospective exhbn RA 1995; group exhibitions: Hollis Taggart Gallery Washington DC 1993, Barneys Greenwich Connecticut USA 1993 and 1995, Women Artists of Wales (Albany Gallery) 2002; guest artist S Wales Acad of Fine and Applied Art 2002; buyer for Contemporary Art Soc Wales 1990-91; memb: Cncl of the Protection of Rural Wales, Friends of the Earth; subject of book `The Art of Diana Armfield' by Julian Halsby 1995; MCSD 1951, memb Royal Cambrian Acad (hon ret academician), memb NEAC 1970 (hon memb 2001), RWA 1975 (hon ret), RWS 1980, RA 1991 (ARA 1989)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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