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HOWARD TANGYE

About the Artist

Howard Tangye (b. 1948, Queensland, Australia) lives and works in North London. Tangye is a figurative abstract artist who is best known for his portraits created in a mixture of oils, pastels, water colour, inks and graphite. His works are characterised by fluid lines that suggest movement and depth of character.  

Tangye studied BA Fashion and Textiles at Saint Martins School of Art, London followed by a postgraduate in Drawing at Parsons School of Art, New York. Tangye was head of BA Womenswear at Central Saint Martins for seventeen years, artistically inspiring some of the leading names in fashion. 

Artist CV

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 

· 'LINKS', Amar Gallery, London

 

2014  

· Hus Gallery London

· Galerie Dessers, Belgium

 

2013 

· 'Stinsensqueeze', London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 

· ‘Harlem:Found Ways’, Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & American Art, Harvard University Boston

· Dallas Art fair, 10 Hanover Gallery

 

2015 

· ‘I Found This and Thought of You’, Sir John Soane Museum, London

 

2014 

· 'Why Didn't You Say Goodbye', Ronchini Gallery, London

 

2010

· Jamie Goulay Gallery, London

 

2002

· Kinnijoe Space Gallery, Hamburg, Germany 

 

1997  

· ‘Collages and Drawings’, Jody Gilchrist Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

EDUCATION

· 1970 -1974 St Martins School of Art, London 

· 1975 – 1975 Parsons School of Art and Design, New York

 

TEACHING

· 1980 – 2015 Saint Martins School of Art Design and Drawing

· 1997 – 2015 Head of Womenswear, Senior Lecturer

· 1995 – 1999 Royal College of Art – Drawing

 

COLLECTIONS 

· Archive of the Victoria & Albert museum, London