Artist - Philip Sutton
Philip Sutton, born 1928 in Poole, Dorset. Designed posters for London Transport 1988
- Educated; The Slade School of Fine Art; 1948-1953
The artist and graphic illustrator Philip Sutton has exhibited widely in London since the 1950s. As well as paintings and illustrations he has produced ceramics and textiles. His work is characterised by strong, bright colour and an expansive drawing style. Sutton taught at the Slade School of Art from 1954 to 1963, before travelling to Australia and Fiji to paint. In 1987 he designed a set of commemorative stamps for the Post Office. His work is held by a number of galleries including the Tate, and in the Arts Council collection. His son is the artist Jake Sutton, who also designed a poster for London Transport.