THG Collection

Please click on the artwork to view gallery of Thelma Hulbert's work.

Thelma Hulbert was born in Bath, Somerset in 1913. She studied at Bath School of Art before moving to London in the early 1930s. She became part of the influential Euston Road School of painters (founded in 1937) alongside Victor Pasmore, William Coldstream and Claude Rogers.

After the war Thelma Hulbert taught at Camden School for Girls and found a studio in Holland Park from which to paint. She continued her teaching at Central School of Arts and Crafts until retirement, shortly followed by a move to Honiton in 1984. Living alone in Elmfield House, Honiton she continued to draw and paint until her death in February 1995.

Throughout her life, the subjects of her paintings were still life, domestic interiors, and landscapes, many of which included the Cornish coast. During her lifetime, Thelma Hulbert was represented in twenty three exhibitions, eight of which were solo shows. The most prestigious of her exhibitions was her one-woman show at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London in 1962.

Examples of her work are to be found in both public and private art collections worldwide and she has been featured on radio and television. Following her death, the Tate Gallery acquired two of Thelma Hulbert’s works for their collection and featured her in the Tate Women Artists book by Alicia Foster (now for sale in the THG Shop).

THG hosts a changing exhibition of Thelma Hulbert's artworks from our permanent collection in the Thelma Hulbert Room at the gallery. If you would like to know more about Thelma or if you own an artwork we may not know about, please get in contact with us, we would love to hear from you : info@thelmahulbert.com / 01404 45006

More of Thelma's work

Creative Cabin Events

  • Creative Cabin art activities

    1 June 2021 to 31 August 2021

    Join us in our travelling Creative Cabin for art activities, talks and more this summer. Coming to a neighbourhood near you! Watch this space for events and times.

  • Art Dayz

    12 June 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love, Exmouth for a family friendly art activity with Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald. Saturday 12 June Saturday 3 July Saturday 24 July Saturday 14 August Where to meet: Abode of...

  • Art Dayz

    3 July 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love, Exmouth for a family friendly art activity with Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald. Saturday 3 July Saturday 24 July Saturday 14 August Where to meet: Abode of Love, Exmouth...

  • Art Dayz

    24 July 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love, Exmouth for a family friendly art activity with Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald. Saturday 24 July Saturday 14 August Where to meet: Abode of Love, Exmouth seafront (there...

  • Art Dayz

    14 August 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love, Exmouth for a family friendly art activity with Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald. Where to meet: Abode of Love, Exmouth seafront (there are steps off the main road down to the...