Childhood and youth: a keen maker of puppets and dolls, drawings, paintings and prints - mostly figurative.

Lino-print, aged 11

 

 

Training:

1974 - 76  Studied Jewellery Design at the Fachhochschule fuer Gestaltung Schwaebisch Gmuend; 1976 - 78  Qualified as Journeyman Goldsmith at the Zeichenakademie Hanau.

Brooch, 1974

 

1978   Settled in the UK

 

Principal Commissions

 

1997   Aumbry and light for St. Peter-at-Gowts, Lincoln.

Brass and medieval oak

 

 

 

1999   Aumbry for Trinity Hospital Chapel, Retford

Copper on medieval oak

 

 

 

 

2000   Frieze of the 'Banksia Genus' for the Joseph Banks Memorial, Lincoln Cathedral

Copper on wood

 

 

 

 

2001   Altar Sculpture for Diocesan Retreat House, Southwell

Copper on wood

 

 

 

 

2002   'Seraph' sculpture incorporating aumbry and light for St Laurence Convent, Southwell

(now placed at the Diocesan Retreat House, Southwell)

Copper and reclaimed oak

 

 

 

Postgraduate studies

2007   MA Design with distinction at Lincoln University

 

 

 

Awards

1998 St High's Foundation Millenium Arts Award

2006 Lincolnshire Artists' Society Tony Bartl Prize

2008 Heslam Trust's First Annual Award

2011 Lincolnshire Artists' Society Maggie Dean Prize

 

 

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