Alexis Preller 1911(Pretoria, South Africa); died 1975
1934 Alexis Preller studied art at Westminster School of Art, London, under Mark Getler.
1937 Studied art at Grande Chaumiere, Paris, under Othon Frieze.
1946 Study-trip to London and Paris.
1953 Study-tour of Italy and Egypt.
1911 to 1934 Alexis Preller was educated at Pretoria Boys High School, active in theatrical ventures; after completing school Alexis Preller worked for some time as a clerk before persuading his family to allow him to seek a future in the arts.
1934 Encouraged by his lifelong friend, Norman Eaton, Alexis Preller set off for London; there JH Pierneef advised him to enroll at Westmin
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