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artist , textile and graphic designer

Robert Tierney, British artist, textile and graphic designer. Registered Council Industrial Design.


Tierney, Robert was born on August 9, 1936 in Plymouth, England. Son of Cyril Fortesque and Hilta Tierney.


Student, Plymouth College Art, 1956. Diploma in Art, Central School, London, 1956. Postgraduate, Central School, London, 1958.

Student, Atelier Clay, Paris, 1960.


Painter in watercolors, oil, design colors. Textile/graphic designer companies in United Kingdom, Paris, Zurich, Vienna, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Australia, United States, Japan, since 1958.


  • Registered Council Industrial Design.


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  • Other Work

    • Exhibition debuts, London and Paris, 1958, New York City and Toronto, 1959. Exhibited in Canada, 1979, Vienna, since 1964. Works exhibited cities in the United States, Europe, Far East, 1982, 83, 84, 85, 86.

      Touring exhibitions, Japan, 1977-1981, United States, 1982, 5 other works accepted by Victoria and Albert Museum, 1986. Designer Tickenham Rugby Centenary scarf, United Kingdom, 1971, Museum Fine Arts Boston scarf, 1979. Work exhibited annually London Design Centre, also Manchester and Paris, since 1959, The Target Gallery, London, 2003.

      Paintings in permanent and private collections. Design works in public and government buildings, private resifences, also archives Design Centre United Kingdom, Victoria and Albert Museum, Boston Museum Fine Arts. Designer Royal Bouquet silk screen scarf to commemorate wedding of Prince of Wales, 1981.


Cyril Fortesque

Hilta Tierney