John Shaw (stone carver)

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The plaque for the William Wordsworth Sesquicentenary, Rydal Mount, Cumbria, by John Shaw.

John Shaw, MA FRSA (b. 1952) is a British stone letter-carver, based in Saxby, Lincolnshire, England.

Education[edit]

Shaw was educated at Derby College of Arts from 1970–71[1] where he was the Earp Legacy Award winner. He graduated from Camberwell School of Art and Crafts, in 1974 with a BA in Fine Art. A PGCE followed from Brighton Polytechnic in 1975, and then an MA in 1983 from Birmingham Polytechnic.[1] Shaw has had Workshop experience with Seán Crampton, David Kindersley and Ieuân Rees. He is also a member of the Art Workers Guild.

Exhibitions[edit]

Shaw has had solo exhibitions in the Royal Society of Arts, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Sam Scorer Gallery (Lincoln), Monnow Valley Arts Centre (Herefordshire),[1] Harley Gallery and Foundation at Welbeck Abbey.

List of works[edit]

Sign for St Peter's Church, Sicklinghall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c John Shaw. Texts that have taken my Fancy, A Personal Statement in Carved Lettering. Monnow Valley Arts Centre, 2008.
  2. ^ "Preston Pals war memorial unveiled at Preston station". BBC News. UK: BBC. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2015.