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:

Christopher Orr

Born: 1943, UK, England, London, Islington

Painter and printmaker. Studied at Ravensbourne College of Art, 1959-63, Hornsey College of Art, 1963-64 and the Royal College of Art, 1964-67. He has taught at Cardiff College of Art, 1967-73, Central St Martin's, London, 1984-86, and at the Royal College of Art since 1976 where he was appointed Professor of Printmaking in 1998. When teaching at Cardiff he exhibited with the 56 Group Wales. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1995. He produces detailed, well populated compositions which often incorporate humour and a slightly surreal atmosphere

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

A Recent Performance of Colysandra ... PR2685 Prints

Anything is Better Than Reality No.1: More Than Amazing PR2683 Prints

Bleak House PR2689 Prints

Colysandra Hits New York PR2686 Prints

Junction of Desires PR2682 Prints

My Play Performed PR2684 Prints

The Fall No.1 WD958 WaterColourOrDrawings

The Fall No.2 WD959 WaterColourOrDrawings

The Fall No.3 WD960 WaterColourOrDrawings

The Fall No.4 WD961 WaterColourOrDrawings

The Fall No.5 WD962 WaterColourOrDrawings

The Fall No.6 WD963 WaterColourOrDrawings