Alan Dedman is a British born, figurative artist. He comes from East Anglia and studied at Great Yarmouth College of Art & Design (GYCAD). He went on to St. Martins and did post-graduate studies in Fine Art (painting) at the Royal Academy Schools (RAS) in London.
His work is based on the rationale of drawing encountered at the Royal Academy Schools at a time when life studies were mandatory. His tutors included Norman Blamey RA, Peter Greenham RA and Olwyn Bowey RA, Margaret Green, Ben Levene, Anthony Eyton, Leonard McCombe, Roderick Barrett, Mike Upton et al.Greenham’s varied cohort of staff embraced the London School as was from the 60s through to the 90s.
Alan Dedman took a PGCE from Bath Spa University in 2006 and teaches privately as well as for the London Art College (LAC). Alan has provided lectures in aesthetics at the Royal Academy Schools and contributed to the curriculum at the National Gallery. He occasionally helps run life-drawing workshops in London. To read more detail on Alan’s B-L-O-G click here.
Photo by Casey Moore.