founded in 1927 
RICHARD SLATER CV 
 
Born in London 1927. Married Mavis, 3 daughters.  
Lives at Landrake near Saltash Cornwall 
 
Education and Training 
1938-43 Educated at Tottenham Grammar School  
1943-45 Hornsey School of Art 
1945-48 National Service 
1950 National Diploma in Design (Illustration) 
1951 Art Teacher’s Diploma  
1954 National Diploma in Design (Painting & Lithography). 
 
Teaching Career 
1951 -- 1960 Secondary Schools in London area 
1957 – 1960 Head of Dept. Shoreditch School 
1958 – 1959 Lecturer in Printmaking – London 
1964 Senior Lecturer 
1970 Principal Lecturer Head of Department 
1973 Moved to Plymouth with the College of St Mark & St John 
Settled in Landrake 
 
1970 – 1980 Art Examiner for the Bachelor of Education Degree with London & Exeter Universities 
 
Exhibitions 
London - Park Lane, Royal Academy, Savage Gallery, London Hilton Gallery, John Whibley Gallery, Touring Show with Arts Council England 
Plymouth Plymouth Arts Centre, The Barbican Gallery, Arlesford Gallery 
 
Commissions 
1960’s Ceramic Mural for London primary school 
Illustrations for Cambridge University Press 
Six Lithographic Editions for Consolidated Fine Art, New York working at the Curwen Gallery London 
 
1980 – 1999 Exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour & at the Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries London 
Participated in group shows at Arlesford gallery, galleries in Devon & Cornwall, Mayflower Gallery Tavistock, Turner Gallery Exeter 
Listed in ‘Who’s Who in Art and the ‘Dictionary of British Art since 1945’ 
 
 
Awards & Elections 
1980 1st Prize Drake 400, Plymouth 
1982 1st Prize Becton – Dickinson, Watercolour Open, Plymouth 
1991 1st Prize South West Open Painting Competition, Plymouth 
1992 Awarded RI Medal for ‘Most Outstanding painting by non member’ 
Solo Exhibition Sterts Art Centre Cornwall 
1998 2nd Prize South West Open Painting Competition 
1999 Elected to Membership of Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour 
1999 Elected to Associate Membership of St Ives Society of Artists 
2003 Kingsmead/Rowland Hilder Award at The RI Annual Exhibition 
2004 Elected to Full Member St Ives Society of Artists 
2004 Exhibited in Singer / Friedlander Watercolour Exhibition