Alison Wilding RA

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Alison Wilding RA (b.1948) studied at Nottingham College of Art from 1967 to 1968, Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, Bromley, Kent from 1968 to 1971 and subsequently at the Royal College of Art, London from 1971 to 1973.

Wilding's first major solo exhibition was held at the Serpentine Gallery, London in 1985. 'Projects', her first international solo show, was held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1987. A retrospective exhibition entitled 'Alison Wilding: Immersion – Sculpture from Ten Years' was held at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool in 1991. She has since exhibited extensively throughout the world in solo and group shows.

Wilding was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1992 and received a Henry Moore Fellowship for The British School at Rome in 1998. Her public sculpture commissions include the installation of Ambit, River Wear, Sunderland in 1999. Alison Wilding was elected RA in 1999 and lives and works in London.

Selected solo exhibitions include; 2014 Tate Britain, 2010 ‘All Cats are Grey’ Karsten Schubert Gallery Londodn, 2008 Karsten Schubert, 2006 Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London?North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex, 2005 New Drawings, The Drawing Gallery. London, 2000-1 Henry Moore Foundation Studio, Dean Clough, Halifax, 2000 New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire, 1998-9 Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, 1998 Artranspennine '98: Chapel of St John the Evangelist, Skipton Castle, Yorkshire, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 1997 The Orangery, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire, Abbot Hall Museum and Art Gallery, Kendal, 1996 Musée des Beaux-Arts et Dentelles de Calais, Calais, 1991 Tate Gallery, Liverpool, Henry Moore Sculpture Trust Studio, Dean Clough, Halifax. Public collections Arts Council of Great Britain British Council Tate Britain FRAC Pay de la Loire, France Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia Scottish National Gallery Musée de Beaux Arts, Calais, France Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield Leeds City Art Gallery Henry Moore Institute Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Museum, Kendal. Victoria & Albert Museum. London.