Crawford Mitchell (1908 - 1976):
Crawford Mitchell was born on the Grosvenor Road, Belfast, and was educated at the Belfast Model School, Falls Road. He studied at the Belfast School of Art and won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, London. He returned to Ulster in 1935 and taught at the Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt, at Lurgan College and Portadown College, County Armagh. He was head of the art department of Grosvenor High School in 1950 and remained there for the next twenty years, after which he taught part-time at the Rupert Stanley College of Further Education, Belfast. He was a linocut and wood engraver, and his work is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. He won the Silver Medal of the Royal Ulster Academy in 1975.
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