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sculptor , Education educator

Colin Jeffrey Foster, British sculptor, education educator. Achievements include public sculptors in Argentina, France, Germany, Great British, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Burkina Faso, Japan, Korea, Latvia, and Sweden; also numerous transient public works made in Sweden and Finland. Recipient Cleveland International Prize, Cleveland County Council, 1985.

Background

Foster, Colin Jeffrey was born on July 19, 1954 in Bromley, England. Arrived in Hungary, 1985. Son of Philip Jeffrey Foster and Daphne Daisy Baker.

Education

Bachelor, Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, 1976. Master of Arts, Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, 1977. DLA, University Pecs, Pecs, Hungary, 1997.

Career

Sculptor in residence Astecape Trust, Lincoln, England, 1978—1979. Fellow in sculpture Bath Academy of Art, England, 1979—1980. Guest teacher Europaische Akademie Für Bildende Kunst, Trier, Germany, 1989—1990, University Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, 1997—1999, Northern Media Center, Oulu, Finland, 2001.

Assistant professor sculptor University Pecs, Pecs, Hungary, 2000. Chairman sculpture department, 2004. Art director International Sculptor Park, Villany, Hungary, 1986—1988.

Board member Symposium Lindabrunn, Lindabrunn, Austria, 1992—1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include public sculptors in Argentina, France, Germany, Great British, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Burkina Faso, Japan, Korea, Latvia, and Sweden. Also numerous transient public works made in Sweden and Finland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include numerous public scupltures, exhibited in group shows.

Membership

Member of hungarian Sculptors Society (prize 1995), Baranya Artists Association (pre. since 2002, Baranya County Art Prize 1997).

Connections

Married Leonóra Xenia Becker (divorced April 9, 2001). Children: Hannah, Daisy, Daniel.

father:
Philip Jeffrey Foster

mother:
Daphne Daisy Baker

spouse:
Leonóra Xenia Becker

children:
Hannah Foster

Daisy Foster

Daniel Foster