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Neal French FRSS

Dr Peter Mayner
Date 1999
Material Terracotta
Size Life size
Jim Nicolls
Date 1992
Material Terracotta
Size Life size
Grace French
Date 2001
Material Terracotta
Size Life size
Sitter Child
Dick Starling
Date 2001
Material Terracotta
Size Life size
Kate Allum.
Date 2000
Material Terracotta
Size Life size
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About 

Initially trained as a sculptor, Neal studied ceramics at Royal College of Art and worked as a designer at Royal Worcester before teaching ceramics at Hornsey College of Art (later Middlesex University), being made Emeritus professor. Throughout his time as designer and lecturer he practised figurative sculpture, and since 1990 has worked full time as a sculptor. As well as portrait heads in bronze and terra cotta, he has carried out several commissions for public sculpture, including a life size, three figure group in the West End for the Grosvenor Estate, a War Memorial for his home town of Dereham, Norfolk, and a large bronze figure for Tiptree, Essex.

Profile 

BORN

1933

EDUCATION

Chelmsford School of Art and Design,
Sculpture with T B Huxley Jones,
Royal College of Art,
Sculpture with Arnold Machin,
Ceramic Design with Professor R W Baker,

STUDIO

Dereham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

MATERIALS

Terracotta and Bronze

COMMISSIONS & AWARDS/PRIZES

Pangolin Prize

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Royal College of Physicians
Goldsmith's Hall
Crafts Council

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