CASEY, Andrew

1965 - ?

Andrew Casey

Andrew John Casey was born at Leeds, Yorkshire in 1965, son of Dennis Casey (11 April 1925-1999) and his wife Nancy née Child (born 1935), who married at Wharfedale in 1956. Andrew studied at the Leeds College of Art 1981-1983, then moved to Suffolk with further studies at the University of East London 20022003, gaining his 1st class B.A. (hons) in Design Studies. He founded the 'Young Blood' Art Group, with whom he exhibited, also exhibiting independently and teaching life drawing in schools and at colleges and is currently teaching art and design at Saxmundham Free School in Suffolk. Working in mixed media, is now a Life Member of the Ipswich Art Society exhibiting from 83 Ipswich Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1990, four pictures 'Reflection', 'Listening to Helen', 'Boys with their Trousers Down' and 'Faces'. In 1998 he exhibited from 24 The Arches, Victoria Road, Woodbridge a mixed media 'Tulip in Pompadour'. He moved away from the visual arts to pursue his interest in writing, coupled with his love of decorative arts with the resultant book, 'Twentieth Century Ceramic Designers in Britain' (2001) which was awarded the Besterman McColvin Gold Medal for the most outstanding work of reference published in 2001. His other works include 'A Pioneer of Modern Design' with Ann Eatwell (2002), 'Art Deco Ceramics' (2006), 'Susie Cooper Ceramics' and 'Lucienne Day: In the Spirit of the Age'. Andrew has lectured widely including the Royal Society of Arts, Victoria and Albert Museum and recently the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London. In 2004, he was invited to lecture at the Power House Museum in Sydney Australia by the Ceramic Society of New South Wales.

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