Ted Hiscock (from UK) was born in 1946 in Wellington, Somerset. He was never without a pencil and paper and grew up under the influences of his father, Tom, an amateur water colourist of some merit and a cousin, Tony Griffin, a Berkhampstead artist who was a source of great inspiration. All through 4 decades of a medical career in the city of Birmingham, Ted developed his artistic career alongside and when he retiredfrom the medical profession in 2012, he was ready to develop his art in a number of ways: oil, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, wax sculptures including portraits, landscape, cityscape, nude and figure work in his repertoire. His style is modern, traditional and representative and he is passionate about the canals that permeate Birmingham and the West Midlands. He held 3 successfulsingle solo exhibitions in Birmingham and currently has one in Port Vendres, South of France running to the end of November with a sole theme of 'The Vine'.