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Artist Details


Painter William Gear was born in 1915 in Methil, UK. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art and the University of Edinburgh. Gear has been the subject of various solo exhibitions, including at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Lisburn, UK (1969); Talbot Rice Art Centre, University of Edinburgh and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (1982); Fife and Netherbow Art Centre, Edinburgh, UK (1985); Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK (1995); and City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland (2015). Gear died in 1997 in Birmingham, UK.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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