Successful painter, teacher and Royal Academician - son of Spencer Frederick Gore

Frederick Gore was an artist and teacher and son of Spencer Frederick Gore, also a painter and President of the Camden Town Group. Frederick studied painting at the Ruskin School of Drawing while reading classics at Trinity College, Oxford. Upon leaving Oxford, he trained at the Westminster School of Art under Bernard Meninsky and later at the Slade School under Randolph Schwabe.

After serving in the army, he began teaching at Saint Martin's School of Art in 1946, where he became Head of Painting from 1951 until he retired in 1979. He was elected a Royal Academician in 1973 and was chairman of the Academy's Exhibition Committee for over a decade. He was awarded a CBE in 1987.

Royal Academy of Arts