Festival 2016

A Favourite Doll

Saturday, 7 April 2018 - 10:00am
drop in until 1pm
Settle Community & Business Hub

FREE Workshop

Maybe you have a complex doll that is misunderstood. Do others consider your doll to be ‘creepy’ or is it the most beautiful doll you have ever seen? Your favourite doll can be a doll still in your possession or a doll remembered from the past.

 

Margaret Uttley

Margaret Uttley was born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire in 1965.

After studying an Art Foundation Course at Percival Whitley College, Halifax, she went to study Fine Art BA Degree at Bristol University.

Margaret married artist David Knight in 1987. They have two daughters Emily & Lauren, both are pursuing careers in the arts.

Matthew Wilcock

Matthew was born and educated in Preston, Lancashire; both his parents work in education and are practicing ceramicists. It therefore seemed a natural career progression for Matthew to follow in their steps. Currently Matthew is the Artist in Residence at Giggleswick School. After starting in 2014 he has developed his own style in earthenware ceramics, taking inspiration from the potters of medieval Britain. Matthew takes great pleasure from working on a large scale to demonstrate his knowledge of the material.

Anandi Ramamurthy

Dr. Ramamurthy is a Senior Lecturer in Media at Sheffield Hallam University and public speaker. Her research has focused on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and give voice to the voiceless. Her first book Imperial Persuaders: Images of Africa and Asia in British Advertising analysed various conflicting and changing ideologies of colonialism and racism in British advertising.

Artist Derek Setford

Derek Setford was born in Liverpool in 1936 and moved with his parents to the Lake District in 1944. 

He later attended Leeds College of Art ( for one year) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London for four years. Here he studied drawing, painting and printmaking( at this stage, etching rather than wood- engraving) In his final year his tutor was Sir William Coldstream, the Slade Professor. 

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