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Catharine Armitage Artist's Works / Biography

Chris was born in Northern Ireland, moved to Somerset as a child, then studied at Yeovil and Cheltenham Schools of Art and was a postgraduate sculpture student at The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. He was a Fellow at Cardiff College of Art and was awarded the Churchill Travelling Fellowship to work in Egypt. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Sculptors and an Academician of the Royal West of England Academy. He has taught at various Art Faculties, and was Associate Senior Sculpture Lecturer at Coventry University and Visiting Lecturer at the Royal Academy Schools, London. Currently he has been selected for ‘The Royal Society of Sculptors Summer Show 2023’. Recently he has been winner of the Solo Exhibition Prize at Duke’s Gallery, Dorchester, The Open West Wilson Award, Cheltenham Art Gallery and a prize winner at Wells Art Contemporary and The Millfield Open. He has work in various collections including Arts Council England, The Royal Collection & The RWA, Bristol.