COURIER, Auguste John
15 August 1915
Europe, England during 1950-51, 1954-60
Artist (painter) | Drawer | Printmaker
Worked: Australia (VIC), England.. Etchings, Lithographs, Screenprints, Monotypes
Born in Melbourne 15 August 1915, John Courier studied drawing and painting with George Bell. From 1950 to 1951 he travelled in Europe. He returned to England under a British Council Bursary 1954-1956 and studied painting, drawing, lithography (with Lynton Lamb and Ceri Richards) and etching at the Slade School, London. On his return to Melbourne, he set up the first printmaking department at Prahran Technical School. He was later printmaking instructor at Caulfield Institute of Technology. He mainly works in lithography.
Married to Mary McLeish