Ann Carrington gathers hundreds of steel, nickel and silver plated spoons, knives, & forks to create her bouquets.
British Artist. she use sculpture to give new meaning to the everyday. Ambassador for the United Nations raising awareness of current issues through her art.
Ann Carrington studied at Bourneville College of Art, Birmingham and The Royal College of Art graduating in 1987. In 1988 she received The Herbert Read Award, followed by the Commonwealth Fellowship for Sculpture in 1992. Two major Arts Council of Great Britain awards followed in 1994 and 1997. In 2008 she was the winner of a national competition to produce a major new artwork for Margate sea front.
In 2010 Ann was invited by the United Nations to help raise awareness of current issues through her artwork – her first art work for The UN was presented at the UN Human Trafficking conference in Luxor Egypt, December 2010. She has exhibited worldwide and fulfilled many private and public commissions including the large scale public artwork – Manhattan Mettle – which was unveiled at The W Hotel, Hoboken, USA. in 2011.
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You can see more of Carrington’s work on her Facebook and http://anncarrington.co.uk/