Brooks & Irving

A collection of expressionist & abstract mixed media work by Victor Irving & the late Bob Brooks, including never seen before work.



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A Bit about the artists

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Robert (Bob) Brooks (1928-2016)

  • Studied Art & Design at: Lancaster College of Art (1945-1952) & Liverpool College of Art (1952 – 1955)
  • Head of Graphic Design at: S-O-T College of Art (1961 – 1964)
  • Found the Robert John Gallery, S-O-T (1964)
  • Elected Member of the Society of Industrial Artists & Designers (1956)
  • Elected as a fellow member of The Royal Society of Arts, London (1963)
  • Founder & Managing Director of GDS Advertising Ltd. (1973-retirement)
  • Exhibited at many places including: PMAG, Keele University and other galleries around the UK

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Victor Irving

  • Studied Fine Art and Graphic Design at: Stoke-On-Trent College of Art (1962-1967)
  • Founder of Irving Design & Print (1987-2008)
  • Elected member of the Society of Chartered Artists & Designers (1976)
  • Elected member of The Royal Society of Arts, London (1972)
  • Exhibited at many places including: Midland View (1, 2 & 3), Keele University, Nantwich Museum, etc.

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Previous shared exhibitions

  • Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
  • Keele University
  • Wedgwood Institute
  • Brampton Museum, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, etc.