Born in Leeds in 1930 Jack Cudworth studied painting at the Leeds College of Art and upon graduation moved to live and work in Dublin until 1975 when he returned to England.
He worked as a designer and illustrator in a number of advertising agencies and in 1959 won first prize in the professional category of a poster competition sponsored by the Institute of Creative Advertising and Design.
Jack Cudworth was fascinated with his adopted city and loved to draw and paint what still remained of old Dublin
His work was eclectic in style, which did not please some critics, and reflected a range of influences from early Dutch art to the pre-Raphaelites to abstract art.
Known for his meticulous approach, he was seen as a romantic pai... read more