Jeremy York lived during difficult and fascinating times in Poland.
Sasha Ward has recentley finished as Artist in Residence at nearby Kelmscott Manor, see her Kelmscott blog to get a taste of her interests while there. www.sashaward.co.uk/blog
David Cuthbert was a pupil of Cecil Collins, a much loved artist from the Swindon Collection.
Also at SM&AG - exhibitions:
Tuesday 02 September - Saturday 31 JanuaryA moving exhibition commemorating and bringing to life the stories of Swindon in the Great War.
Wednesday 14 January - Saturday 18 April‘Present Tense’ showcases contemporary painting and photography.
And 4 talks and presentations:
Thursday 29 January at 7pmCurator, Sophie Cummings will introduce you to the fascinating contemporary British art in the Swindon Collection.
Monday 2 February
Artist Lisa Milroy talking 'On the Pleasure of Painting'