JUNE CRAWSHAW was born in Woking, Surrey in 1936. She married Alwyn Crawshaw in 1957 and they are now both living in Mundesley, Norfolk.
June paints in watercolour, acrylic and oil and is now also working in mixed media and collage. She was made a member of the Society of Women Artists in 1987, a member of the British Watercolour Society in 1988, and a member of the National Acrylic Painters Association in 1977. In the year 2000 she was made an honorary member of the United Society of Artists. She exhibits at the Society’s annual exhibitions, and galleries throughout this country. She had a very successful major joint exhibition with her husband Alwyn in Tokyo in 1998 also in 2001.
June had her first book published by Harper Collins in March 1995, entitled “Watercolour Made Easy” and a joint book by June and Alwyn, “Alwyn and June Crawshaw’s Outdoor Painting Course”. Her next book “You Can Paint the Seashore” and their latest book “June and Alwyn Crawshaw, Their Life, Their Paintings” was published in 2009. June has appeared on various radio programmes throughout the country.
June has had her work published as fine art prints and greetings cards. She is also featured in three television series with Alwyn. These series have been screened by Channel 4 and the BBC and are shown worldwide including the USA, Canada and Japan.
In 1992 June helped Alwyn found and launch the Society of Amateur Artists. She is listed in the current edition of “Who’s Who in Art.”