THEO MENDEZ 1933 - 1997
Theo taught at Camberwell College of Art and Design and became Head of the Textile Department 1976 - 1985. The Principal, Ian Tregarthen-Jenkin said in 1998 "that as a much loved leader, the success of the course stemmed from his belief in the activities of painting". Since his death there have been six London Exhibitions, works are in The Museum of London and private collections in France, Australia, New Zealand, America and Great Britain. His work is mainly abstract and often based on landscape, places visited, and music. Theo worked with oil, acrylic and collage on canvas, wood and board. He also made constructions mainly in wood and metal.