Born in London in 1933, Alfred Stockham spent seven years in the Royal Navy, in family tradition studying at Camberwell followed by the Royal College of Art under Peter Blake and others, gaining a Silver Medal. He was a Rome Scholar and Grenada Arts Fellow at the University of York. In 1968 he joined Bristol Polytechnic (now the University of the West of England) as a lecturer going on to become Head of Fine Art. Elected a member of the Royal West of England Academy in 1988 he acted as Honorary Curator of their permanent collection.
His work is held in public collections throughout the UK and Ireland and in private collections worldwide.
“The poetry of structure to support the poetry of the image.”, Alfred Stockham, on the essence of his work.