July 3, 2011
Greta Berlin. The Prisoner. 
A kind gift from John Price in 1996.
 Greta Berlin was born in St Ives in 1942 and brought up in the artist and fishing communities of West Cornwall. She recalls being inspired by the potter Bernard Leach and her father Sven Berlin, the sculptorAfter emigration as a young adult and years of travel with a young family, she settled in the New Forest to teach ceramics, making and showing her ceramic sculpture from 1974. Her work in three-dimensions took her onto stone carving and welded steel structures, offering her the freedom to work on a larger scale. In 1992 she moved to West Dorset. In 2005 she was short listed for the Shirt Factory Working Women sculpture project, Derry, Northern Ireland, and has shown regularly in Lyme Regis, Broomhill Sculpture Park, Barnstaple; Bridport Arts Centre, and at Arts Way, New Forest. In 2002 her sculpture was featured at the Sherborne House during Dorset Arts Week which was opened by Sir Anthony Caro.

Greta Berlin. The Prisoner.

A kind gift from John Price in 1996.

 
Greta Berlin was born in St Ives in 1942 and brought up in the artist and fishing communities of West Cornwall. She recalls being inspired by the potter Bernard Leach and her father Sven Berlin, the sculptor

After emigration as a young adult and years of travel with a young family, she settled in the New Forest to teach ceramics, making and showing her ceramic sculpture from 1974. Her work in three-dimensions took her onto stone carving and welded steel structures, offering her the freedom to work on a larger scale. In 1992 she moved to West Dorset. In 2005 she was short listed for the Shirt Factory Working Women sculpture project, Derry, Northern Ireland, and has shown regularly in Lyme Regis, Broomhill Sculpture Park, Barnstaple; Bridport Arts Centre, and at Arts Way, New Forest. In 2002 her sculpture was featured at the Sherborne House during Dorset Arts Week which was opened by Sir Anthony Caro.

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