The four examples of original works of art presented in our standard offering are the works of Frederick Hayman-Chaffey. They are from an extensive collection of paintings and drawings that form a part of our private collection and which will be changed on an ongoing basis.

Hayman-Chaffey: 1920 - 1987

Hayman-Chaffey was born in England in 1920, obtained a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, went to Paris to continue his studies, traveled in France, Italy, Spain, Mexico and throughout South America continuously painting and exhibiting.

From 1952 through 1955 he established his studio in Mexico to work alongside such painters as Siqueiros, Rivera and Chavez Morado. Several visits were made to North America, that resulted in a major exhibition at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and an invitation by the University of Minnesota to lecture as a visiting professor of Art. A position he later accepted in 1965 and which resulted in a stay from 1965 to 1968.

His first exhibited work was presented in 1937 at the Royal Academy Exhibition in London and from then through his last official Exhibition in 1968 at the Walker Art Center he Exhibited in countless one man Exhibitions through the world.

Highlights were the:

  • 1949, International Salon de Paris where he won a Gold Medal.
  • 1953, San Angel Gallery, Mexico.
  • 1956, Salon de los Andes, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1957, Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 1959, British Council, Madrid, Spain.
  • 1961, Rome-New York Art Foundation, Italy.
  • 1962, George Lester Gallery, Rome, Italy.
  • 1963, Rowan Gallery, London, England.
  • 1964, Galeria Bonino, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 1965 Rowan Gallery, London, England.

He was honoured with an invitation to present a major retrospective at the Hanover Gallery in London, England, (the gallery that presented Francis Bacon and Henry Moore to the world), in 1957, but was unable to return to London in time.

Hayman-Chaffey's paintings are in museums and private collections throughout the world.

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