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The Miner of Auchengeich
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: North Lanarkshire Council / CultureNL

The Miner of Auchengeich 2010

John McKenna (b.1964)

North Lanarkshire Council / CultureNL

Versatile sculptor, born in Manchester, who studied at Worcester Technical College and Middlesex Polytechnic, in 1987 winning a three-year bursary to work under the patronage of Elisabeth Frink at the Sir Henry Doulton School of Sculpture in Staffordshire. In 1993 he founded and subsequently led Art for Architecture, a loose group of artists, designers and craftsmen in various media who collaborated on public commissions.

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


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