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Brian Oxley was born in Croydon, Surrey in 1943 and lives in Hythe on the south coast of Kent. He studied art at Folkestone School of Art and Canterbury College of Art, before attaining his Art Teacher’s Certificate at Goldsmiths’ College and going on to gain his Masters degree in ‘Art in Architecture’ at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. An Alumnus Head of Art at Morehall, Pent Valley and Brockhill Park Schools in Kent, Oxley also taught Adult Education for forty-five years.
He has had an extensive catalogue of works exhibited and privately owned both in the UK and overseas, including Canada, the USA, Australia and Europe, including commissions for the cruise liner ‘Saga Rose’ (1995) and six portraits for the Imos Foundation (2011). He has been included in various publications including the 35th edition of ‘Who’s Who in Art’ (Ed: L. Murray, 2012), a demonstrator for ‘The Artist’ Magazine for thirty years and involved in the South East Open Studios project.