Artists from 50 years of
Private View Wed 01 July 6-8pm
DIANA ARMFILED RA, BARRY ATHERTON, PATRICK BARKER, JO BARRY, CLARE BIGGER, KENNETH BLACKBURN, CLIVE BLACKMORE, NAOMI BLAKE, JOHN BROKENSHIRE, CARRIE BULLOCK, MAGGIE BURLEY, MARK CAZALET, ROGER CECIL, CLARE CHINNERY, SINÉID CODD, JANE CORSELLIS, PHOBE DINGWALL, RUSSELL DOREY, PETER DOVER, EMMA DUNBAR, BERNARD DUNSTAN RA, ANTHONY EYTON RA, CHLOË FREMANTLE, JONATHAN GIBBS, MARK GODWIN, FREDERICK GORE RA, ANTHONY GREEN RA, JAMIE GUTCH, DONALD HAMILTON FRASER RA, BRENDAN HANSBRO, BRENDA HARTILL, SUSAN-JAYNE HOCKING, SARAH HOLLIDAY, KATHARINE HOLMES, JOHN HOYLAND RA, ALBERT IRVIN RA, STANLEY JONES CBE, THIRZA KOTZEN, JOHN LEACH, ANDREW MACARA, PADRAIG MACMIADHACHAIN, ANITA MANDL, ALISON NEVILLE, MICHÈLE NOACH, YUJI OKI, ROB OLINS, SUSIE PERRING, DAVID POOLE, BILL PRYDE, DAVID RHYS JONES, ROBIN RICHMOND, MAUREEN RIPLEY, SOPHIA RIZVI, KEITH ROBERTS, LEONARD ROSOMAN RA, ZOË RUBENS, PAUL RYAN, WILLIAMS-SUGGITT, JOHANNES VON STUMM, RICHARD WALKER, HENRY WALSH, PETER WARDLE, LUCY WILLIS, ALBANY WISEMAN
THE DIRECTORS: JOHN & JILL HUTCHINGS
John was born on the 6th November, 1928, in Surbiton,
Jill was born on the 8th June 1937, in
During the 60’s, John joined the Curwen Press as a financial adviser, later becoming the Chairman. At that time the Curwen Press included Curwen Gallery and Print Studio. By the early 80’s the Curwen Press was being taken over by a larger company and foreseeing the closure of the gallery and print studio, John and Jill purchased both companies.
In 1978 Stephen Reiss, also of Curwen, together with John made a proposal to Sir Hugh Casson, then president of the
During 1987, when the Sackler Galleries were being built in the
At the beginning of 2005 the Curwen Gallery,
Originally this exhibition was arranged to celebrate the 50 years of Jill & John’s marriage but sadly, shortly after making the final selection for this exhibition, John Hutchings died on 3rd February 2009.
John was a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed. Jill remains as the company Director, maintaining that the gallery and this exhibition stand as a celebration of John’s life.