Anthony Fry, RWA, LG (1927-2016) was a well-known painter of landscapes and figure subjects working in oil, gouache and watercolour. He was born at Theydon Bois in Essex, and studied art at Edinburgh College of Art 1946-47 and at Camberwell School of Art under Pasmore and Rogers 1948-50. Fry was awarded the Rome Scholarship in 1950. Fry joined the teaching staff at the Bath Academy, Corsham in 1954 and at Camberwell in 1956. His first one-man exhibition in London was at the St George's Gallery in 1955 and in New York with Durlacher in1961. Anthony Fry was elected a member of the London Group in 1954 and of the Royal West of England Academy in 1955 and his work is represented in a number of public collections including Arts Council Collection, Government Art Collection, Museums Sheffield, Royal West of England Academy and Tate Gallery. The artist lived in Box, Wiltshire and regularly spent long periods working at his studio in India. He also painted extensively in the United States, Spain and North Africa.