George Gault Artist – (1916–2001)
George Gault Born in Belfast in 1916, Gault’s early career was in the military, serving in the Royal Artillery from 1934 to 1937 and then being recalled to service during WWII until 1946.
In 1947, however, he turned to art, enrolling in the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts where he studied until 1951. One of his works is reproduced on the dust jacket of the history of the school (published by the Antique Collector’s Club, 1995).
His main influences as a student were William Coldstream and Victor Pasmore. In 1954 Gault won the Silver Medal at the Paris Salon and in 1957 Gault was one of Jack Beddington’s Young Artists of Promise, in the book of that title.
title. Gault went on to teach painting at the Greenwich Adult Education Institute for 20 years.
exhibited at :
- The Royal Academy
- Austin-Desmond Fine Art, London
- Sweet Waters Gallery
- Woodlands Art Gallery UK
- New English Art Club
- The Fine Art Society
George Gault artist lived in London and died in 2001.