Born in Stoke on Trent, Job Nixon was an Etcher and painter, he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and won the Prix de Rome in engraving in 1923. The same year he was elected as an Associate of the Society of Painter-Echers. Returning from Rome, taught at the Royal College of Art as assistant to Malcolm Osbourne in the Engraving School. From 1928 exhibited with the Royal Society of of Painters in Watercolours. In all he produced over 75 etchings and drypoints, mostly landscapes and often scenes in France or Italy. He moved to Cornwall in 1931 and settled in St Ives in 1934. Exhibited with the Newlyn Society of Artists and briefly ran a school of painting in St Ives before returning to London to take up a teaching post at the Slade in 1935, but died three years later at the age of 47. A memorial exhibition of his paintings and watrercolours was held at the Colnagi Gallery in 1939.

Born in Stoke on Trent, Job Nixon was an Etcher and painter, he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and won the Prix de Rome in engraving in 1923. The same year he was elected as an Associate of the Society of Painter-Echers. Returning from Rome, taught at the Royal College of Art as assistant to Malcolm Osbourne in the Engraving School. From 1928 exhibited with the Royal Society of of Painters in Watercolours. In all he produced over 75 etchings and drypoints, mostly landscapes and often scenes in France or Italy. He moved to Cornwall in 1931 and settled in St Ives in 1934. Exhibited with the Newlyn Society of Artists and briefly ran a school of painting in St Ives before returning to London to take up a teaching post at the Slade in 1935, but died three years later at the age of 47. A memorial exhibition of his paintings and watrercolours was held at the Colnagi Gallery in 1939.

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