Sidney Cardew artist at the Aubrey Art Gallery

The Aubrey Art Gallery

Sidney Cardew

Sidney Cardew was born in London and lived in Essex where he worked as a Design Engineer for Ford Motor Co.

Sidney started painting in 1970, working in oils, pastels and watercolour. He found an interest for marine subjects especially on the river inlets of Essex and the Thames Barges at low tide in Suffolk, Maldon and on the Medway.

Sidney was a member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists. Chelsea Arts Soc. London Sketch Club. Essex Art club and the Wapping Group of Artists, famous for painting along the Thames.