Gordon Yapp

Gordon Yapp

Born in Birmingham, Gordon studied at Moseley Art School, Bournville and Margaret Street Art Colleges. He worked in the studio of the portrait painter Bernard J. Powell, followed by a successful career as a graphic artist specialising in creative printmaking. Now well-known for woodcut prints and etchings based on country life and Shropshire landscape, he exhibits in England and Wales. He implemented a print making project with the Sidney Nolan, establishing non-acid etching in Mid Wales and the Borders. A founder of the Birmingham Pastel Society and a senior member of the Arts Circle and Watercolour Society.