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dez winning champion children

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fhis is a b.b.c press photo of dez winning the barnadoes champion children competition in the arts section, held in 1978 at grosvener hotel and televised on bbc nationwide evening show and being presented with the winning diploma by h.r.h princess margaret.


more info : born in 1960, dez & his family have resided in pembrokeshire for over two decades. he has painted for as long as he can remember. after his art schooling he set up and successfully ran a silk screen studio. from there he went onto pursue a career in painting and drawing. commissions from the public to the famous such as michael bentine, with solo exhibitions in britain and america. two b.b.c television appearances followed a national competition win, with acknowledgement from the late h.r.h. princess margaret. works published include calendars, greetings cards for royal print and medici. spending many hours on location, dez uses most media to capture his subjects from the brush to the palette knife, from water colours to oils. moving to pembrokeshire has brought a whole new appreciation of light and form to be found in unique landscape.

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