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CodeNA9034
Dates1911-1998
Person NameHorsman; Katy (1911-1998); potter
SurnameHorsman
ForenamesKaty
Epithetpotter
ActivityKatie Horsman (1911-1998), potter, was born in London in 1911. She studied at Hornsey School of Art and graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1936. She lectured for a while at Liverpool School of Art and moved to Edinburgh in 1943 where she lectured at Edinburgh Art College from 1943-1976. She also regularly lectured in the United States. As a potter she is particularly known for her ceramic animals, especially cats. In 1976 she was awarded MBE for her contribution to ceramic education. In that year she also retired and ceased to make ceramics. She died in 1998.
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