Born in 1915 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Terry
Frost First began to paint as a prisoner of war.
Returning to England, he received an ex-servicemanís
grant and attended Camberwell School of Art, London from
1947 to 1950. He went on to teach at the Bath Academy of
Art, Corsham Court from 1952, and was the Gregory Fellow
at Leeds University from 1954 to 1956, teaching at Leeds
School of Art from 1956 to 1957. He was made Artist in
Residence at the Fine Art Department of Newcastle
University in 1964, became a full time lecturer at the
Department of Fine Art, Reading University 1956, and
went on to become Professor of Painting at University of
Reading from 1977 to 1981. Terry Frost was elected Royal
Academician in 1992 and received a knighthood in 1998.
Sir Terry Frost died on 1st September 2003.