b. 1930 in Thurlow, Suffolk, U.K.
d. 1993 in Blandford Forum, Dorset, U.K.
Elisabeth Frink is an English sculptor and printmaker. She studied at the Guildford School of Art in Guildford, England between 1946 and 1949, and at the Chelsea School of Art, in London, England between 1949 and 1953. She taught at the Chelsea School of Art in London, England, between 1953 and 1961, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, England, and was a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art in London, England, between 1965 and 1967.
As one of Britain’s leading sculptors, Frink was awarded Honorary Doctorates by the University of Surrey in Guildford, Surrey, England, in 1977, Open University in Milton Keynes, England, in 1983, University of Warwick in Coventry, West Midlands, England, in 1983, University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England, in 1989, University of Exeter in Exeter, Devon, England, in 1988, University of Oxford in Oxford, England, in 1989 and University of Keele in Staffordshire, England, in 1989. She also received official recognition, being awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1969, and in 1982 she was created Dame of the British Empire.
Frink was one of five Women of Achievement selected for a set of British stamps issued in August of 1996.
Wild Boar, not dated
31 1/4” x 23 1/4”
Gift of Dr. Pellayo and Mrs. Caroline Cabrera