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Adrian Taunton

Born in 1939, Adrian Taunton is the latest in a family of painters stretching back to William Taunton (1809 – 1898), the last known pupil of David Cox and an occasional collector of John Constable. Adrian was educated at Norwich School and Gonville and Caius College before joining Unilever where his early career took him to West Africa and London before becoming MD of the poster company, Mills and Allen Ltd. Eventually, he returned to his native Norfolk where he began to paint. Although he has had no formal art training, Adrian’s instinctive feel for composition and colour soon put…

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