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  • Christopher Alexander, Children playing in the shallows, chalk, 1960s, courtesy Steven Alexander
Tue 30 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015

Born in Margate, Christopher Alexander (1926 – 1982) was trained at the Royal College of Art after the Second World War, returning to Thanet in 1951 to teach figure drawing at Thanet School of Art and later Canterbury College of Art. He was a prolific artist and produced a huge number of drawings, paintings and prints including many of the local landscape and people. The works in this exhibition give an overview of his work from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and include many images of Margate and the surrounding area.