From the Pits to Paris
George Bissill exhibition “From the Pits to Paris” was held at the South Oxford Community Centre from Friday November 13th 2020.
George William Bissill (22 June 1896 – 14 September 1973) was a British miner, painter, and furniture designer. Bissill’s paintings are held in a number of important public collections, including the Tate Gallery, National Museum of Northern Ireland and the Manchester Art Gallery. Bissill was known for his landscapes and figurative paintings in oil, watercolour and woodcuts.