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Edward Lhuyd Memorial
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Edward Lhuyd Memorial 2001

John Meirion Morris (1936–2020) and Ieuan Rees (b.1941)

Sculptor, draughtsman and teacher, born at Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Merionethshire. He worked in a variety of materials, his sculptures amalgamating natural, human and other forms with a strong literary or spiritual content. Morris obtained his diploma from Liverpool College of Art, 1955–9; did a postgraduate sculpture year there, 1959–60; qualified as a teacher at Liverpool University, 1960–1; then in 1989 gained his Master of Philosophy degree from University of North Wales, Bangor, research on Celtic La Tène art. Morris lectured at Mid-Warwickshire School of Art, Leamington Spa, 1964–6; at the University of Kumasi, Ghana, 1966–8; and at University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1968–81; from 1981–5 being a sculptor and researcher; then took early retirement to be a professional sculptor in 1990 after five years as head of art at the Normal College, Bangor.

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


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