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Anthony Slinn

Fellowship:  Date undefined Digswell House

Artform: Painting

Website:  www.slinnfoundation.com


NDD (Hons), Dip F.A. (Lond.)


Worcester Cathedral King’s School


St Helen’s School of Art


Liverpool College of Art


Slade School, London University




Anthony studied at Liverpool College of Art at the time of the Beatles, and came to study painting at London University’s Slade School where his History of Art tutor was the great Sir E.H. Gombrich.


He spent thirty years teaching at various art colleges and then set up his ‘Roadshow’ in 1983 to share his enthusiasm for Art and artists and to allow time for painting.


He has given over 2,500 presentations and he has given his ‘Vincent’ talk close to 900 times!


Anthony continues to be a full time painter and lecturer giving close to 200 presentations a year.


Anthony Slinn was represented in Paris by:


Galerie du Pavillon Royal, Place des Vosges






1957 – Liverpool Academy


1958 – First Prize `Glass and the Artist’ Portland Place


1959 – Young Contemporaries


1961 – Contemporary British Painters, Wildenstein, Bond Street


1963 – London Group. Portraits of the Duke of Wellington


Mariner House Murals, London (24ft x 8ft)


1964 – American Embassy, Portraits of Walt Whitman


1965 – Gordon Maynard Gallery, Welwyn garden City one-man show


TUC Congress House,Digswell Artists, mixed show


1966 – `The Face of Man’ Whitechapel Gallery


1967 – `Artists from East Anglia’ Arts Council Cambridge


1968 – Madame Tussauds, London. Portrait Commission


1969 – Paintings for Schools, Academey Galleries


1970 – Serpentine Gallery, One-man show Arts Council


1971 – Mercury Hall, Hertford, One-man show


1972 – `Art Spectrum’ Arts Council, Leicester, Coventry, Luton


1974 – Victoria and Albert Museum


1975 – `Revolution 200′ travelling exhibition of photographs,USA


1977 – `11 British Artists’ Plains Art Museum, USA


1978 – `R and R’, Ringo Starr’s London Gallery


1983 – Two murals for Whitbread Brewery (20ft x104ft)


1984 – Vaughan-William’s portraits, County Hall Bedford


1985 – `The Six Keith Vaughan Tribute Paintings Vortex Gallery London


Dan Sullivan’s Gallery, Bedford One-man show


Pennybank Gallery, London, One-man show


1986 – Vortex Gallery, Four-man show


Murals – a documentary touring exhibition Christmas Show,


Dan Sullivan’s Gallery Bedford


Artists’ Christmas Cards, Huddersfield Art Gallery


1987 – George’s Gallery, Bristol, One-man show


1988 – Nicosia, Cyprus, mixed exhibition


1989 – Bedford College, mixed exhibition


1990 – Leighton Buzzard Library, One-man show


1991 – Galerie du Pavilion Royal, Paris






Pilkington Brothers


John Moores


Jane Drew


Maxwell Fry


Thurston Dart


Andrew Carnegie


Gordon Maynard


Kings College, London


Jacques Sallet, Paris


David Hasbargen, USA


Bedfordshire Schools Collection


Lane Faber