Roger Hampson 1925-1996

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Deep Navigation Mine

Deep Navigation Mine

One Man Band

One Man Band

Confirmation Day

Confirmation Day

Biography

Roger Hampson was born in Tyldesley, Lancashire. Hampson was noted for his straightforward depictions of southeast Lancashire, mines and miners. Studied at the Manchester College of Art in 1946-51, with Paul Keen and Norman Jaques. Began teaching at Bolton Secondary School of Art in 1953-4, was at Bolton College of Art and Design, eventually as principal in 1961-67; then principal of Loughborough College of Art and Design in 1978-86. Took part in over 100 group shows and had some 30 solo exhibitions, including Tib Lane Gallery, Manchester from 1963. Lancashire Mining Museum, Salford held a memorial show and the Gallery, Manchester's Art House, a retrospective both in 1996. @ copyright David Buckman 'Artists in Britain since 1945'