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Ferelyth Wills

Ferelyth Wills, 1916-2005

Lived in: 101 Corringham Road

Profession: Sculptor

About her life:

  • Developed a passion for animal sculpture when working with sculptor John Skeaping at the Central School of Art and Design.
  • Awarded the Queen’s Prize for her notable sculpture, Antelope, in 1937.
  • Worked as a chauffeur-companion during a student exchange visit to America – a hitchhiker once aimed a gun at her, yet she managed to escape.
  • Made a fellow of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen,
  • Famous works include Peacock (1975), Kehar (1982), Heron (1986), and an installation for the Earl of Pembroke.

Ferelyth Wills
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