Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones SNOWDON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles also Viscount Linley (UK 1961), and Baron Armstrong-Jones (Life Peer UK 1999), of Nymans in the County of West Sussex; sits as Baron Armstrong-Jones
Birthdate 1930-03-07
Education Eton, Jesus Coll Cambridge
Publications N/A
Recreations N/A
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Style The Rt Hon the Earl of Snowdon, GCVO
Career photographer and designer; artistic advsr Sunday Times and Sunday Times Publications 1962-90, The Telegraph Magazine 1990-95, consultative advsr to Design Cncl London 1962-87, editorial advsr Design Magazine 1962-87; designer: Snowdon Aviary for London Zoo (in collaboration with Cedric Price and Frank Newby, Grade 2 listed 1998) 1965, for investiture of HRH the Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle (in collaboration with Carl Toms, CBE and John Pound, CBE) 1969, electrically-powered wheelchair for disabled people (Chairmobile) 1972; pres: Contemporary Art Soc for Wales until 1995, Civic Tst for Wales, Welsh Theatre Co, Gtr London Arts Assoc, Int Year of Disabled People England (1981), ADAPT (Access for Disabled People to Arts Premises Today) 1995-; vice-pres Bristol Univ Photographic Soc; memb: Cncl of Nat Fund for Research into Crippling Diseases, Faculty of Designers for Industry, The Prince of Wales Advsy Gp on Disability; patron: Metropolitan Union of YMCAs, British Water Ski Fedn, Welsh Nat Rowing Club, Physically Handicapped and Able-Bodied, Circle of Guide Dog Owners, Demand, Disabled Water Skiing Assoc; fndr Snowdon Award Scheme for Disabled Students 1980; provost RCA 1995- (sr fell 1986); Constable of Caernarfon Castle 1963-; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Clothworkers; fell Manchester Coll of Art and Design, hon fell Inst of Br Photographers; Hon DUniv Bradford 1989; Hon LLD: Univ of Bath 1989, Univ of Southampton 1993; RDI, FRSA, FSIAD, FRPS; >ir< Photocall London 1958, Assignments (Photokina) 1972, London 1973, Brussels 1974, Los Angeles, St Louis, Kansas, New York and Tokyo 1975, Sydney and Melbourne 1976, Copenhagen 1976, Paris 1977, Amsterdam 1977; Serendipity Brighton 1989 (also at Bradford 1989, Bath 1990), Photographs by Snowdon - a retrospective (Nat Portrait Gallery) 2000 (also at City Arts Centre Edinburgh 2000, Kunst Haus Wien Vienna 2001, Yale Center for British Art New Haven 2001); >ir< TV films: Don't Count the Candles (CBS 1968, winner two Hollywood Emmys, St George Prix, Venice Dip, Prague and Barcelona Film Festival award), Love of a Kind (BBC 1969), Born to be Small (ATV 1971, Chicago Hugo award), Happy being Happy (ATV 1973), Mary Kingsley (BBC 1975), Burke and Wills (1975), Peter, Tina and Steve (ATV 1977), Snowdon on Camera (BBC 1981, BAFTA nomination); >ir< Art Dirs Club of NY Certificate of Merit 1969; Soc of Publication Designers: Cert of Merit 1970, Designers Award of Excellence 1973; Wilson Hicks Cert of Merit for Photocommunication 1971, Design and Art Directors Award 1978, Royal Photographic Soc Hood Award 1979
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