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artist , educator

David Lawrence Fry, British artist, educator. Recipient British Broadcasting Corporation Design award, London, 1987; grantee Northern Arts, Newcastle, 1981, Newcastle City Council, 1989; Royal Commission to Her Royal Highness Princess Anne. Member Commission for the President of South Korea, 1996; member Commission for Gordon Brown the Chancelor of the Exchecker, 2000. Member Craft Potters Association, Liverpool Bluecoat Arts.

Background

Fry, David Lawrence was born on April 12, 1948 in London. Son of Lenoard Fry and Phillis Romanof.

Education

Graduate in Studio Ceramics and Education, Newcastle University, 1973. Graduate in Studio Ceramics and Education, Leeds University, 1979.

Career

Lecturer, Gateshead College, 1973-1979;lecturer, Durham College, 1979-1983;director, Newcastle Arts, 1983-1988;director, Newcastle Ceramics, since 1988. Consultant Archeology, Newcastle City, since 1985, Cumbrian Arts, since 1992, Northern Potters, since 1993.

Membership

Member Commission for the President of South Korea, 1996. Member Commission for Gordon Brown the Chancelor of the Exchecker, 2000. Member Craft Potters Association, Liverpool Bluecoat Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting Chinese ceramics, cricket.

Connections

Married Barbara Mary Keating, October 20, 1983 (divorced April 1987). 1 child, Samuel.

father:
Lenoard Fry

mother:
Phillis Romanof

spouse:
Barbara Mary Keating

child:
Samuel Fry