George Tute RE

George Tute is a printmaker, wood engraver, painter, illustrator and teacher. He was educated at Baines Grammar School in Lancashire and studied at Blackpool School of Art from 1949 to 1953, the Royal Academy School from 1953 to 1958 (under Sir Henry Rushbury), where he won silver and bronze medals for mural painting, the Courtauld Institute, Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art and Central School of Art, notably with Gertrude Hermes. He has undertaken many projects as a freelance book illustrator, mainly working with wood engraving and he has worked several times for the Folio Society. He has also worked for the Reader’s Digest Association, Batsford and Penguin, for firms such as the whisky company Glenmorangie and had prints published by Merivale Editions.