Michael NOAKES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-10-28
Education Downside, Reigate Sch of Art, RA Schs London
Publications N/A
Recreations idling
Clubs Garrick
Style Michael Noakes
Career Nat Serv 1954-56, Subaltern; portrait and landscape painter; numerous TV and radio appearances on art subjects; subject of: Portrait BBC 2 (with Eric Morley, 1977 and 1978), Changing Places BBC1 (with Jak, 1989); art corr Town & Around BBC 1964-68; ROI: elected memb 1964, vice-pres 1968-72, pres 1972-78, hon memb Cncl 1978-, fell 1996-; RP: elected memb 1967, memb Cncl 1969-72, 1972-74, 1978-80, 1993-95, 2004 and 2006-07; dir Fedn of Br Artists 1981-83 (govr 1972-81); hon memb: Nat Soc, United Soc; former chm Contemporary Portrait Soc, former pres Soc of Catholic Artists; judge Miss World Contest 1976; platinum disc award (for record sleeve Portrait of Sinatra, 1977); Freeman City of London; former FRSA; >ir< RA, ROI, RBA, RSMA, RP, Nat Soc, Young Contemporaries, Contemporary Portrait Soc, Grosvenor and Upper Grosvenor Galleries, Grafton Galleries (also New Grafton, Upper Grafton), Woodstock Galleries, RGI, Christie's, Tryon; >ir< HM The Queen, Royal Collection Windsor, Prince of Wales, Br Museum, Nat Portrait Gallery Perm Collection, numerous univs, House of Commons, Frank Sinatra, Guildhall London; >ir< incl: The Queen and most other members of the Royal Family, Pope Benedict XVI, President Clinton, Margaret Thatcher (when PM and after), and numerous other figures from service, academic, business and theatre life, as well as many sitters whose portraits were commissioned by their families; >ir< incl: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother opening Overlord Embroidery to public view (with The Duke of Norfolk, Princess Alice Countess of Athlone, Earl Mountbatten, and others), The Princess Royal being admitted to Livery of Worshipful Co of Woolmen, The Five Lords of Appeal in Ordinary for the Middle Temple (Lord Cross, Lord Diplock, Lord Salmon, Lord Wilberforce, Lord Simon), a commission for the Corporation of London to mark the Royal Silver Wedding featuring all senior members of the Royal Family at that time; designer of a £5 coin to mark the 50th birthday of The Prince of Wales 1998
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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