Ceramic figure sculptor, born in Gibraltar, who studied at Harlow Technical College, 1977–9; Staffordshire Polytechnic, 1979–83; and Royal College of Art, 1983–6. He showed with Contemporary Applied Arts from 1986; Garden Show, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, 1989; The Decade Ahead, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, 1990; Colours of the Earth, British Council show touring India, 1991; and The Raw and the Cooked, Barbican Art Gallery and tour, 1993–4. Solo shows at Barrett Marsden Gallery and Victoria & Albert Museum, both 2001, and Barrett Marsden, 2003–4. Victoria & Albert Museum, Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Contemporary Art Society and public galleries in Brighton and Hove, Gateshead and Portsmouth hold examples. Eglin won the Jerwood Prize for Ceramics in 1996.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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