b. 1936, London
Noel Dyrenforth was born in London, in 1936. He studied drawing, textiles and ceramic sculpture at the Central School of Art, London, Goldsmiths College, London and the University of London - The John Cass School of Art. Having sought an alternative to conventional fine art practice, Dyrenforth adopted batik textile techniques in 1962 and has continued to work with this medium to the present day. Dyrenforth has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally in exhibitions such as ‘The Craftsman’s Art’ (Crafts Advisory Committee exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1973) and ‘Looking Forward: The Future of European Batik’ (Textiles Gallery, Arizona, USA, 2009). His work is found in significant public and private collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the National Gallery, Melbourne, Australia and the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. Noel Dyrenforth currently lives and works in London.
Education & training
Central School of Art
University of London - The John Cass School of Art