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Biography – Fred Cuming [b.1930]
Fred Cuming was born in 1930 and attended Sidcup School of Art and later The Royal College of Art. In 1969 he was made an Associate Member of the Royal Academy and a full member in 1974. Over the years from the mid 1950’s he taught at Harrow School of art and later at Maidstone, Wathlemstow, Hornsey, Leicester and Farnham School of Arts. He has created over 5,000 paintings over his career.
His work concentrates on light, mood and atmosphere with a limited palette.
What did Fred Cuming paint?
Landscape and Seascape on the South coast mainly around Hastings and Rye. He has painted still life, animals, birds and flowers. Some of his other subjects include his studio interior, Fowey, Teignmouth, Dartmouth, Venice
How did Fred Cuming sign his works?
Signed work : “Cuming”
Did Fred Cuming work in other media?
Oils, Watercolours, Silkscreen and etching.
Did Fred Cuming make prints?
He produced some drypoint etchings with aquatints.
In 2005 he produced a print in connection with the Royal Academy titled “Winter Landscape” and since then has produced a couple of silkscreen prints each year. Other titles include
Where did Fred Cuming sell?
Some of the Fred Cumins paintings we buy were acquired direct from the artist with paperwork but others, supporting original labels, may have come from the following Fred Cumins galleries and auction houses: Thackeray Gallery, New Grafton Gallery, Thompson Gallery, Christie’s, Bonhams, Sotheby’s and the Royal Academy of Arts. Other from Neville Gallery, Drew Gallery, Alresford gallery, and The Vogel Gallery.
He exhibited at the New English Art Club, Royal Academy, and Thackeray Gallery. In 1996 he was commissioned to paint Stephen Hawkins which is in the National Portrait Gallery.