Fonds GB 0210 VINCENT - Moira Vincentelli Papers

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Moira Vincentelli Papers


  • [1972x1993] (Creation)

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0.047 cubic metres (1 large box; 2 small boxes)

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Donated by Professor Moira Vincentelli, Aberystwyth, September 2017.

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Papers of artist, lecturer, curator and writer Moira Vincentelli, comprising material relating to the 1985 Women's Art in Wales touring exhibition and to other exhibitions; questionnaires completed and returned by Welsh women artists and craftspeople; material relating to the 1983 Retrospective Exhibition by painter and poet Ray Howard-Jones; general correspondence; and miscellaneous material.

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  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Welsh

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Colour slides, negatives and photographs of artists' works are kept separately as follows:
Photographs: Llyfr Ffoto 6202 (b)
Slides: Llyfr Ffoto 6203 (e)
(Bib ID - 99821509902419)

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Moira Vincentelli, artist, lecturer, curator and writer, studied at Edinburgh College of Art. She has taught art history at the University of Wales Aberystwyth since 1971 and is currently the university’s curator of ceramics. Professor Vincentelli sits on several public committees, such as the Crafts Council of Great Britain and the Arts Council of Wales, has curated numerous national touring exhibitions of ceramics and is a frequent speaker at art and craft conferences. She is a founding member of the National Centre for Ceramics in Wales. Her interest in gender studies is reflected in her publications, which include Women and Ceramics: Gendered Vessels (Manchester University Press, 2000), Women Potters: Transforming Traditions (A & C Black, 2003) (with Jo Dahn) and Sankofa: Ceramic Tales from Africa (2006).

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Description compiled by Bethan Ifan, January 2018.

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