John Loker (b. 1938, Leeds) has lived and worked throughout his career in London and East Anglia. He studied Graphic Design at Bradford College of Art and Design from 1954-58; and went on to study Painting at the Royal College from 1960-63. With the exception of a brief period spent in Manchester in the mid 1960s, he continued to live and work in London until 2002. He has exhibited widely internationally, and was included in many survey exhibitions of British art of the 1970s. In 1980, a travelling retrospective was curated by Lewis Biggs at the Arnolfini in Bristol. Loker’s work is in the collections of the Arts Council of Great Britain; British Council; CODA Museum Collection in Apeldoorn, Holland; Hunterian Collection, Glasgow; Power Institute of Fine Art, Sydney; Royal College of Art; Tate; and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Loker is also represented in the corporate collections of Deutsche Bank, ABH Bank Amsterdam, De Beers and Unilever.