Ambrose was born in Grays, Essex, and studied at South East Essex Technical College and School of Art in Dagenham, followed by a year at the RA Schools under Peter Greenham. His wife was Moyra GILCHRIST, and the couple lived in Newlyn.
He was an artist of many talents, spanning the full range from teaching art to producing drawings, prints and paintings in oils and watercolour.
Locally he exhibited at the Orion Gallery, Penzance and then at NAG, in mixed and solo shows. He died of heart failure at Penzance Railway station as he was taking paintings to London.
Draughtsman, painter, printmaker, teacher in mixed media, watercolour and oils
works and access
Access to works: Copenhagen Institute; Nuffield Foundation
Upper Street Gallery
NAG Newlyn at Pont Aven 1977, Solo Summer 1977, one of Nine Solos 1981
misc further info
Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in Britain
Hardie (1995) 100 Years in Newlyn: Diary of a Gallery (photo likeness p199)