HERIZ-SMITH, Bridget Audrey Jane

1949 - ?

Bridget Heriz

Born at Hamburg, Germany on 13 December 1949, daughter of artists, Patrick Heriz-Smith [q.v.] and Audrey née Pilkington [Heriz-Smith q.v.]. Bridget was educated at Thomas Mills School in Framlingham, Suffolk and studied at Goldsmiths College, University of London, Foundation in Art 1973 and Ravensbourne College of Art and Design 1974-1977 gaining a BA Hons. degree. After her studies, Bridget returned to Suffolk to work with her parents at Clock House Fine Art Studios at Bruisyard, followed by a period supporting her practice through part-time teaching and in 2002 she moved from 1 Allums Yard, Low Road, Badingham, Suffolk to Albany House, 53 Lichfield Road, Southtown, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. A founder member of Bearing 090 exhibiting internationally and a member of ARC Artists Group, Great Yarmouth. She has developed a highly individual approach to figurative sculpture with her figures constructed of wire and card, combining techniques used in her early experience of working in clay to create work that has the immediacy of fluid drawing. Bridget has exhibited widely in both solo and groups shows including Chappel Galleries, Essex; VI International Exhibition, St Petersburg; Romance, Kowalsky Gallery, London; The Cut, Halesworth; Greyfriars Art Centre, Kings Lynn; Mandells Gallery, Norwich and Wymondham Arts Centre. She married at Halesworth in 1979, Daniel J. Allen and of their two children, Edward and Ambrosine, who is the artist Ambrosine Allen. www.bridgetheriz.co.uk

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