Ronald GRAY

Ronald GRAY RWS NEAC
1868
1951

Gray studied at the studio of Percy Jacomb-Hood and at the Westminster School of Art under Fred Brown before going to Julian's in Paris. A portrait and landscape painter, he later taught art at Bishops Stortford College and was part of the London art scene for many years, knowing Philip Wilson STEER, Gore, Tonks, Connard and MacColl. He came from London to St Ives to stay with fellow portraitist Theresa Norah COPNALL in 1941, and was made an honorary member of STISA.

media

Portrait and landscape painter

works and access

Archival Deposits: The University of Glasgow has a number of letters from Ronald Gray, including one to James Laver offering Laver his correspondence with Steer and Tonks; also his correspondence with MacColl and Philip Connard, and 'a lot of charming letters' from Max Beerbohm

exhibitions

RA (7) 1919

Goupil Gallery 1923

NEAC 1923 onwards

Paris Salon 1925 (Silver medal)

 STISA (regularly during the War years)

memberships

NEAC 1923

 RWS 1941

STISA 1941-45

misc further info

 

references

Tovey (2003) Creating a Splash;

Brown University and University of Tulsa Image Library for Artists Discussed in The New Age http://modjourn.org/bio_browse.php