Walter Hoyle
1922 - 2000

Trained at Beckenham School of Art and the Royal College of Art, where he was strongly influenced as an artist in watercolour and printmaking by Edward Bawden, who, recognising his talent, invited him to assist in a mural commission for the 1951 Festival of Britain on the South Bank in London. He lived in Great Bardfield for twenty-two years, and taught printmaking at the Cambridge School of Art 1964-1985.