Painter in oil and watercolour, draughtsman in ink and wash. Dearden
studied at Rochdale School of Art under H Barrett Carpenter, 1905-10,
then at the Royal College of Art for five years under Gerald Moira.
Dearden, a strong draughtsman, went on to become head of Swindon Art
School for 30 years from 1920 and was president for a time of Swindon
Artists' Society. He exhibited in London and provincial galleries and
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery holds his work. Lived in Swindon.
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