Painter and teacher, born in London, who after leaving school was in the Royal Navy, 1950–6; at Camberwell School of Art, 1960–3; at Royal College of Art, 1963–6; and was a Rome Scholar, 1966–7, and a Granada Arts Fellow, 1967–8. Was on the staff of Bristol Polytechnic, 1968–88, until retiring, as head of fine art, to paint more. Among Stockham’s awards were a Silver Medal for Painting at Royal College and a British Institute 1st Prize, Painting. Working in a Neo-Impressionist style, his mixed exhibitions included Arts Council of Northern Ireland and LG, 1964; Bradford City Art Gallery, 1965; RA Summer Exhibitions from 1976; and Avon Open Exhibition, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, 1984. Had a solo show at York City Art Gallery, 1968, later ones including Anthony Hepworth, Bath, 1992, and in 2004 the RWA, of which from 1992 he was a member.