Combes, Simon

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COMBES, Simon. British, b. 1940. Genres: Art/Art history, Travel/Exploration. Career: Farm manager, western Kenya, c. 1958; British Army, Kenyan regiment (later Kenyan Army), beginning c. 1959, Royal African Rifles, airborne unit, c. 1960-74, became major, then lieutenant colonel; freelance artist, 1974-; Greenwich Workshop, artist-in-residence, Shelton, CT, c. 1998. Paintings exhibited at galleries worldwide. Lecturer. Publications: An African Experience: Wildlife Art and Adventure in Kenya, 1989; Great Cats: Stories and Art from a World Traveller, 1998. Address: c/o Delamere Estates Ltd, Private Bag, Nakuru, Kenya.