Wendy Loncaster and Malcolm Shields have published a book on the life and works of Walter Goodin.
“Above all the sky” pulls together works from private collectors around the country and traces his life and influences. The major artistic ones being the Beverly husband and wife Artists Fred and Mary Elwell.
It was they, who having been shown one of his early sketches (produced whilst a porter at Beverly Station), by their friend and local Solicitor Cecil Bainton, took the young man under their patronage, becoming a frequent visitor to their Beverly Studio. Producing work there and later, helping him to enter the Royal Academy in London. There he was a winner of a Turner prize.
BOOKS CAN BE PURCHASED AT PAD STUDIOS, 42 HIGH STREET, HULL HU1 1PT AT £12.95