Eric James-Mellon

1925 - 2014

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Eric Jame Mellon trained at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London (1945–47), he was awarded his National Diploma in Design: Illustration (1947).

In the early 1950s he set up an artistic community at Hillesden, Buckinghamshire, with his friend Derek Davis and others. In 1956 he married the artist Martina Thomas and the following year moved to a house he built at Bognor Regis in West Sussex.

Mellon died on 14 January 2014 at the age of 88.