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Biography for Peter Sedgley

Born:1930 - London, England


Born in London 19 March 1930, Sedgeley studied building and architecture at Brixton Technical School, London 1944-46. He had no formal art education but was influenced professionally by Bridget Riley, Harry Thubron and Bruce Lacey. After completing his National Service in the R.A.O.C. in Egypt 1948-50 he married Marguerite Wiltshire, 1951 and they had two children. He was an Architectural Assistant at R Ward & Partners, London 1946-48, Gollins Melvin, London 1953-54, Clifford Culpin, London 1955-56 and Architects Co-Partners London 1956-59. Sedgley was an Aircraftsman in the the 2nd Class Royal Air Force in Wiltshire, Somerset and Oxfordshire in 1960. Initiated buildings technicians co-operative 1957-58 and Arts information Registry (A.I.R.) and Space Provision Artists Cultural and Educational (S.P.A.C.E.) 1968.

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