Ian Stephenson (RA)


Born in 1934, Ian Stephenson studied Fine Art at Kings College, Durham. Following graduation, his first exhibition was held at the New Vision Centre in London in 1958 followed by a solo show at The New Art Centre in 1962. 

Ian returned to Durham to take up a teaching post alongside fellow artists Richard Hamilton and Victor Pasmore.

Regarded foremost as a leading abstract artist, Ian Stephenson became latterly known for his dot or droplet paintings in a multitude of colours and was accepted as a full Royal Academician (RA). 

Works by Ian Stephenson are held in many prestigious public and private art collections, including the Tate, London. Ian died aged sixty six in August 2000.  

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