Alison Britton

Alison Claire Britton OBE (born 4 May 1948)[1] is a British ceramic artist, with an international reputation,[2] known for her large sculptural, slab-built vessels.[3]

Born in Harrow, Middlesex,[4] the daughter of the educationalist James N. Britton, she studied at Leeds College of Art (1966–7), the Central School of Art and Design (1966–7) and the Royal College of Art (1970–73). She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Art in 1990 and has been a senior tutor there since 1998.[5] She was awarded an OBE for her services to art in 1990.[6]

Her work is found in several collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London,[7] British Council Collection and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Weekend birthdays". The Guardian. 4 May 2014. p. 53.
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday: Alison Britton, 64 | The Times". thetimes.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  4. ^ "Alison Britton Oxford Reference". oxfordreference.com. 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Royal College of Art | Alison Britton". rca.ac.uk. 2013. Archived from the original on 2012-12-03. Retrieved 13 March 2013. (1966–7), CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "British Council − Art Collection − Collection". collection.britishcouncil.org. 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-12-27. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Big White Jug | Britton, Alison | V&A Search the Collections". collections.vam.ac.uk. 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Two-Part Vessel | LACMA Collections". collections.lacma.org. 2013. Archived from the original on 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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