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Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1924. Studied at the Edinburgh College of Art, 1943 and the Slade School of Art in London, 1944. 1947-50, worked in Paris and between 1949-55 the artist taught design textiles at the Central School of Art in London. 1950-54, worked on several architectural projects including a fountain for the Festival of Britain, 1951 and a project for a park in Hamburg in 1953. Between 1955-58 he taught sculpture at St. Martin’s School of Art. In 1960 he was appointed visiting professor to advise on sculpture and basic design at the Hamburg Hochscule, where he taught until 1962. In 1968 he was appointed visiting lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley. 1968-99 he was Lecturer in Ceramics at the Royal College of Art, London.Awards and Commissions1953 Received the British Critics Prize1956 Received Noma and William Copley Foundation Award1960 Received David E. Bright Foundation Award for the best sculptor under 451961 The Watson F. Blair prize, awarded by the jury of the 64th Annual; American Exhibition in Chicago1967 Received Guggenheim Purchase Award and the Carnegie Institute Sculpture Prize1968 Tapestry for the Whitworth Museum Collection, Manchester

Original Prints by this artist