(1934 - 1997)
Theo Mendez was active/lived in United Kingdom. Theo Mendez is known for abstract painting.
Biography Theo Mendez
Theodore R P Mendez (1934–1997) was an English abstract artist who taught at Camberwell College of Arts in London for over thirty years. After attending Strand School, he entered Camberwell College of Arts in 1950 as a student, where his contemporaries included Terry Frost, Howard Hodgkin, Euan Uglow, Roy Turner Durrant, Bernard Dunstan and Gillian Ayres. He returned as a teacher; and from 1976-1984 was head of the Textile Department.
Writing about his work in 1990, he confided, " My recent work is no way representational or literal...The works are sometimes symbolic of a moment in time - an event or place witnessed, felt or experienced.. The work I do is made up - invented - stimulated by life-enhancing experience...
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