ST HILL, Loudon (né)
9 January 1918
England, Europe 1939-41; England from 1949
Art clothes maker | Artist (painter) | Artist (theatre) | Ceramic artist | Decorative / design artist | Designer | Designer (costume) | Designer (stage) | Drawer | Printmaker
Worked: Australia (VIC), UK. Etchings
Loudon Sainthill was born in Hobart in 1919 and grew up in Melbourne. He trained at the Art School of the Melbourne Technical College where in 1936 he attended the pottery classes. A great influence upon his life was the visit to Melbourne of the Colonel De Basil Russian Ballet Company in the mid 1930s, and he went to Europe with the company when it returned in 1939. In that year he held a successful exhibition of his paintings at the Redfern Gallery, London. After the war he returned to London in 1949, where his main work was involved in set desdigns for theatre, and from 1951-1969 he worked for several important productions and major companies.
Loudon Sainthill died in London in 1969.