Artist - Phyllis Bray
Phyllis Bray, born 1911 in Norwood, London, died 1991. Designed poster for London Transport 1938
Phyllis Bray was a gifted colourist. As a child she showed a considerable interest and ability in art. She won a scholarship to the Slade, where she studied under Henry Tonks, and became a skilled and versatile painter. She was a member of the East London Group and in 1933, at the young age of 22, was elected a member of the London Group. For over 40 years she collaborated with Hans Feibusch on mural work in churches around Britain. She also produced publicity material for Shell, John Lewis Partnership and London Transport. Bray exhibited at the Royal Academy and Leicester Galleries and had a solo show at the Drian Gallery in 1975.