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Pitman Painter – Oliver Kilbourn

Oliver Percival Kilbourn was a member of the inspirational group the Pitman Painters.  Born on this date in 1904, Kilbourn was a  British coal miner, painter, and founding member of the Ashington Group, otherwise known as the Pitman Painters. Widely considered to be the group’s best-known artist, Kilbourn used his experience of  working as a miner to depict images of the world around him. The … Continue reading Pitman Painter – Oliver Kilbourn