founded in 1927 
John Harvey was born in Plymouth in 1935. After an initial career in printing and commercial art he studied at Camberwell School of Art and Crafts in London. Subsequently he taught art at a Cornish School before retiring early to concentrate on his own painting. He now lives in Penzance, drawing from the wide range of subjects around him. Most of his paintings are completed on the spot and combined with drawings frequently become studies for larger studio paintings.  
Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, London 1975 -1978. B.A. Hons.,Fine Art, Painting; Brighton Polytechnic,1978 –1979, Art Teachers Certificate. 
One Man Exhibitions 
ICA Library, London 
Wivenhoe Arts Centre, Essex 
La Lanterne Majique, Honiton, Devon Yoxford Gallery, Suffolk 
Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter 
Webbs Road Fine Art, London 
Mixed Exhibitions 
Parkway Gallery, London 
Phoenix Gallery, Suffolk 
Bristol Art Centre 
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 
South London Art Gallery 
Salthouse Gallery, St. Ives 
Waterside Gallery, St. Ives 
Webbs Road Fine Art, London Porthmeor Gallery, St. Ives 
Penhaven Gallery, St. Ives 
The Gallery, Portscatho 
Rainy Day Gallery, Penzance 
Utopia Gallery, Hastings 
Hicks Gallery London 
Ainscough Contemporary, London 
Coves Quay Gallery, Salcombe 
Publications: The Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945; David Buckman – Art Dictionaries Ltd 1998; The Arts Review, May 1961; The Arts Review, February 1962; Devon Today, March 2000 
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