Appleton, Peter

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Appleton, Peter

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Peter Appleton was born Liverpool, England in 1945. After a Foundation Course at Chester College of Art 1973 - 1974 he did a BA in Fine Art at Newcastle upon Tyne University 1974 - 1978. He worked as an oil rigger 1978 - 1979 and then as part-time 3D designer in the Greek Museum, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1979 - 1980 before doing an MA in Fine Art, Newcastle upon Tyne University 1980 - 1982. He now lives in Exeter, where he has taught part-time at Sheffield College of Art, Exeter College of Art, Falmouth School of Art and is currently Course Leader, Interactive Arts, University of Wales College, Newport

Combining sound and sculpture with an element of participation, Peter Appleton is one of the pioneers of a new form of sculpture, shown at the Arnolfini, Bristol 1985, and then nationwide, in the exhibition A Noise In Your Eye. Peter Appleton was one of three Artists-in-Residence in the Forest during 1986. He has received UK Fellowships and awards from Regional Arts Boards and has had one-person shows in many parts of England and in The Netherlands


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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)


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