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George Tute  painter and wood engraver

George Tute MA (RCA) RA (Dip) NDD (Painting) NDD (Illustration) RWA (Hon)RE

1945-49   Bainese Grammar School, Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire

1949-53   Blackpool School of Art, National Diploma in Art

1953-58   Post Graduate Royal Academy Schools

1961         Member Society of Wood Engravers

1958-60   National Service Royal Air Force. Designer Exhibition and Design Unit

1960-62   Principal Lecturer and director of Studies, Faculty of Art and Design,

                   University of the West of England

                   Member of the Royal Society of Painter Etchers and engravers

1966          Member of The Royal West of England Academy

1967          Sabbatical leave in Germany and Italy. Lecture tour on British Art travelled to  

                   Greece and Egypt

                   Sabbatical leave to study at The Royal College of Art

1982          Research into Wood engraving and Colour printing

                    Early retirement from teaching to continue professional art career full-time





Books Ilustrated

1979   English Villages, Readers Digest Publications

1980   Under the Hawthorne, Dent Publications

1982   The Monk, Monk Lewis, Folio Society

1983    Folklore and Myth Anthology, Readers Digest Publications

1984    The Folio Shakespeare, Folio Society

1989    Shakespeare's Sonnets, Folio Society

1993     Dr. Faustus, Christopher Marlow, Folio Society

1991     The Professor, Charlotte Bronte, Folio Society

1998     Felix Holt, George Elliot, Folio Society

1999     Felix Holt, George Elliot, Folio Society

2001     Rob Roy, Walter Scott, Folio Society

2004     Poems of Rudyard Kipling, Folio Society


Glenmorangie Series

Animal Engravings for 'Virtual Museum' Taiwan

Writing on engraving

1984     Approaches to wood engraving, Royal College of Art Thesis RCA Library

              Colour  Wood Engraving, Royal College of Art Thesis.

              RCA Library Leon Underwood, Fleece Press

              Matrix  5, Recent Developments in Wood Engraving

              Engraving,  G Tute, Whittington Press

              1985    Editor Society of Wood engravers newsletter

              1985    Woodengraving, Mini Book Series, Fleece Press


              1978  History of British Wood Engraving, Albert Garret, Midas Books

               1982 STE Lawrence, Boxwood Blockmaker, Fleece Press 1982

               1994  The Woodcut in Britain 1890-1990, James Hamilton, Barrie & Jenkins

               1998  The Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945, David Buckinan, Art 


                2002   An engravers Globe, Simon Brett, Primrose, Hill Press

                2003   Who's Who in Art, The Art and Trade Press 




Selected Exhibitions and group shows

1965 - 2004   Royal West of England Academy

                      Society of Wood Engravers

                      Royal Society of Painter Printmakers

                      Royal Academy

1965              Studio Seventeen Op Art and Constructions

                      Xylon INternational Society of Wood Engravers

1973              Bristol University, Vandycke Theatre

1977              Royal West of England Academy

                      Four Academicians

                      Royal Society of Painter Etchers

1978              Pelter Sands Gallery Bristol, Exhibition of Living British 

Nature Morte
George Tute MA RA NDD(Painting) NDD(Illustration) RWA (Hon) RE


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