Diana Hesketh, Sculptor
By Derek Phillips
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
94 pages, Illustrated
As an artist of many years? standing, Diana Hesketh has produced a remarkable array of work in a wide variety of media. Here her husband Derek Phillips presents a celebration of her life?s work. From clay sculpture and wood carvings to bronze resin figures and papier-mâché models, from bright stained glass to sheet metal jewellery, this vivid collection of photographs shows off every facet of her creativity.
Diana Hesketh was born in Yorkshire and educated at Roedean School, followed by art school in Shrewsbury. She trained as an Occupational Therapist and then married architect Derek Phillips. After living in the USA for eighteen months, they returned to the UK and had five children. Diana studied sculpture and went on to make and exhibit a wide range of work, including wood carvings, cement fondue sculptures, stained glass and jewellery.
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