Artist biography

Hubert DALWOOD b. 1924

Sculptor of figures and abstract forms. Born 2 June 1924 in Bristol. Apprenticed as an engineer to the Bristol Aeroplane Company 1940–4; served in the Royal Navy 1944–6. Studied at Bath Academy, Corsham, under Kenneth Armitage 1946–9; Italian Government Scholarship 1950–1; worked in a bronze foundry in Milan and met Marino Marini. Taught at Newport School of Art 1951–5; Gregory Fellow at Leeds University 1955–9. First one-man exhibition at Gimpel Fils 1954. Commissioned to make three large columns for Liverpool University 1959. Awarded First Prize for Sculpture in the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 1959 and the David E. Bright Sculpture Prize at the Venice Biennale 1962.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I