Barry Driscol

Barrington Linoel ‘Barry’ Driscoll (December 15, 1926 – April 30, 2006) was a British painter, wildlife artist and sculptor. During the second world way, Driscoll moved to Shropshire where he often skipped school to roam the countryside with a sketchbook. After being serving in the army in 1947, he enrolled at St Martin’s School of Art in 1948 which led to a place at the Royal College of Art. In 1960 he painted 3 large murals at London Zoo. Driscoll became an illustrator from the mid-1960s with his work regularly appearing in the national press. By 1982 he became a sculptor which he declared was easy when compared with painting. Driscoll passed away on the 30th April 2006 from cancer aged 79.

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