Christopher Brown

Born: 1953
Place of Birth: London

Christopher Brown, born in London, studied Graphic Design at Middlesex University before attending the Royal College of Art, London. Christopher was introduced to, and eventually assisted, Edward Bawden, the master of the linocut. It was Bawden who encouraged him to explore this medium.

During his career, Christopher has exhibited at The Royal Academy and the Victoria & Albert Museum and worked extensively in the publishing industry.

 He was recently filmed cutting a linoblock for the new Edward Bawden Gallery at the Higgins Gallery, Bedford. In 2012 Merrell published ‘An Alphabet of London’ and he is currently working on ‘An Alphabet of England’.