School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Gordon House

Born: 1932, UK, Wales, Pontardawe   Died: 2004

Painter, printmaker and designer. Son of a painter-decorator. He studied at Luton and St Albans Schools of Art, 1947-50, before working as an assistant to the Austrian artist and sculptor Theodore Kern, 1950-52. He then worked as a designer for ICI including graphic work for the company's Kynoch Press. In 1961 he went freelance concentrating on typography, book designs and, particularly, exhibition catalogues for London galleries. Throughout his commercial career he continued to paint large geometric abstracts and produced lithographs and etchings. A large collection of his prints is held by the Tate Gallery. Shortly before his death he published his memoirs 'Tin Pan Valley', Archive Press

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Highbury Quadrant PR883 Prints

Untitled PR3928 Prints