Budd was born in Fulham and studied at Beckenham School of Art from 1941 to 1944, then at
the Royal College of Art from 1947 to 1950. He was best known as a muralist (particularly in the Midlands and also in Wales) eventually forming a company, ‘Kenneth Budd and Associates’,
which exists to this day continuing his work in mosaics and other materials. He was an occasional painter with a distinctive style. Signed and dated June 1948. Gouache on paper laid down on board.