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A Journey in bronze
Work by Ron Dutton, Former head of sculpture at Wolverhampton School of Art, now the University’s School of Art & Design, will feature in the exhibition A Journey in Bronze.
The exhibition will run from Wednesday, October 15 to Thursday, November 13 2008 and is divided between the School of Art & Design MK Building and the Harrison Learning Centre at City Campus.
Ben Carpenter, Senior Lecturer Fine Art (Sculpture), said: “Ron has undertaken commemorative medal commissions for many clients including the Royal Mint, British Museum, National Trust, universities, churches and commercial organisations. He has shown extensively in the UK and abroad, and has medallic work in many national collections including Britain, Holland, France and Sweden.
“We are delighted to host this exhibition at the School of Art & Design, which features a range of medallic sculptures from 1974.”
Ron, who lives in Wolverhampton, was made an Honorary Fellow of the University in 2006 in recognition of his eminence as a medallist of international renown and for his enthusiastic advocacy of his craft.
The exhibition will be open from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01902 322058.
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Ron Dutton is a Vice President of the International Art Medal Federation and Vice President of the British Art Medal Society.
His international standing has been recognised by two prestigious awards this year - the first being his recent election as recipient of the J. Sanford Saltus Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Art of the Medal. This award is conferred by the Board of Trustees of the American Numismatic Society and is the most prestigious international award of its nature. The second, to be presented in October, is the International Prize of the Vicenza Numismatica for distinguished work in medals.
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