Born in the UK
Lives and works in the West Midlands.

Avril Elward's inspirations for her sculptural objects are developed out of a formal interest in colour and materiality. Fascinated by manmade materials she takes their fundamental design and usage and changes its appearance to create a new object that suggests a playful questioning of the urban and the natural versus the synthetic and organic.

 


Education

2005 - BA (Hons) Fine Art University of Central England

2007 - MA Fine Art University of Central England


Awards

2005-2007 - Arts and Humanities Research Council, Post Graduate Award

2008 - Birmingham Arts Council Funding- research and Exhibition


Residency

2004 - The Academy of Arts Kampen Holland

 

 

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