Wynne, Althea

Date: 1936-2012

Althea Wynne studied at Farnham School of ArtHammersmith College of Art, and the Royal College of Art. In 1960, she won the Topham Trophy Award to design a new horse racing trophy.  

After teaching for several years, she began sculpting full time again in 1985. She was known for creating large statues, ceramics and stonework for public spaces. Her work was inspired by the natural world and classical art. As an admirer of Greek sculpture and a lifelong rider, she also often sculpted statues of horses.  

The University Art Collection holds three artwork by Althea Wynne. 

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