Brian Cleugh

Born 1932

Key Dates

born 7 Milling Street, Gateshead co Durham, England

1948 Started boilermaker apprenticeship

1950 Called for National Service with the Royal Signals, Singapore

1952 Returned to England

1958 Emigrated to Australia with wife, Elsie, and son Stephen
Worked at Bundaberg rum factory, Queensland
Moved to Newcastle, New South Wales. Worked as welder

1959 Moved to Victoria
Worked on the building of King Street Bridge, Melbourne

1960 Returned to England
Worked on the inspection of steel fabrications

1971 Emigrated to Australia permanently

1974 Began oil painting
Exhibited briefly at Manyung Gallery, Mt. Eliza

1979 Settled in Somerville, Victoria