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Alison Britton


Alison Britton


Tuesday, January 28 at 6:30 pm


VAC 1B20, CU-Boulder

Born in the London suburbs in 1948, Britton was part of a radical group of Royal College of Art graduates in ceramics in the early 1970’s. Working from a London studio over four decades, she has an extensive history of exhibitions and is seen in many public collections internationally. She was awarded the OBE in 1990.Her retrospective that year toured the UK and concluded at the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam.  In 1996 a solo exhibition travelled to museums in Australia. Since1998 her work has been represented by Marsden Woo Gallery, London, and she exhibits there biennially. In 2004 an invitation to lecture on contemporary British Ceramics in three Canadian venues also stretched to San Francisco and Los Angeles. In 2007 the exhibition END, a collaboration with six fellow artists from England, Norway and Denmark, was at the Danish Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen, and Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall in Norway. In 2011 she contributed to Postmodernism, Style and Subversion 1970 – 1990, at the V&A,London.

She is a senior tutor and research coordinator in Ceramics and Glass, at the Royal College of Art in London.

This event is part of the Visiting Artist Program

We would like to thank our students for making this program possible with funding from Art and Art History Student Activities Fees.

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