22 February - 5 March
Richard Downer was a student at Leeds College of Art from 1949 - 1953. After completing his National Service he began an advertising career in London and following ten years as an Art Director became a Design Consultant where his creative work included corporate identities, publications for major companies, stamp designs and many typographical disciplines as well as designing British Telecom Telephone Directories - he illustrated the directories throughout Britain for fifteen years. Richard was a fellow of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers and President of the Society of Typographic Designers.
He currently draws and paints from his London studio in Kentish Town and the exhibition includes many examples of his recent work as well as illustrations and designs