Mel Whittaker, Artist, Engraver and
Melville Whittaker (b.1941)
||Art College Entrance Exam Pass
Major Cities Youth Exhibition Tour inc. Hulton Gallery, London:
||Entered the Printing Trade as
an apprenticed artist working on postcards, brochures, film company
advertising, film, stills, posters, books, magazines. Process Manager.
||page layout design, colour
separation, camera operation, etching, proofing and printing plate
correction, Revisionist on high speed print for proof correction. Later
responsibilities include assisting the Group Technical Advisor in Research
and Development on colour registration problems in page assembly and high
speed press application.
||Austin Hayes Gallery
College ‘A’ Level Art (Grade B) and College Certificate.
|1991 & 1997
||Print Exhibition at
Sewerby Hall, Bridlington.
||Exhibition, Sewerby Hall,
Bridlington: Marine water-colours and oils.
||Yorkshire Artists Exhibition:
Ilkley, Prints and engravings.
||Maritime Exhibition, Brest,
||Employed by North Yorkshire
County Council Adult Education Service as a Community Tutor teaching all
aspects of drawing, oil and English water-colour.
||B.A. (Hons.), Class 2.2
University of York, University College Scarborough, Filey Road,
Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
||Various Books, Magazines &
||Line drawings, cartoons,
water-colour, oil, engravings. Some text and illustration work.
||Wood, engraved copper designs
and hand press work.
||History, singing, drama,
sailing, motor vehicles, mythology.