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Ken Howard RA

Ken Howard RA

Ken Howard OBE RA uniquely captures the luminous light and atmosphere of landscapes from the coast to the city.

Artist profile

Ken Howard OBE RA studied at Hornsey School of Art from 1949 to 1953, taking up National Service with the Royal Marines before returning to study at the Royal College of Art from 1955 to 1958.

Howard’s first solo show was held at the Plymouth Art Centre in 1955, followed by extensive national and international exhibitions including a 1972 retrospective at the Plymouth City Art Gallery. He also worked with the British Army in Germany, Cyprus, Oman, Hong Kong, Nepal, Norway, Canada, Belize and Brunei from 1973 to 1982.

He was elected a Royal Academician in 1991 and lives and works in London.

Photo: James Hunkin