John Kavanagh

Portrait sculptor. Born 24 September 1903 at Birr, King's County, Ireland. Studied at Liverpool School of Art 1920–1 and won a Scholarship to the R.C.A. 1925. Studied there 1925–30 under Henry Moore. Won Rome Scholarship in Sculpture 1930 and lived in the British School in Rome 1930–3. Taught at Leeds College of Art 1934–9. Member of the R.B.S. 1935. Made the corner figures and reliefs for Walthamstow Town Hall. Appointed Senior Lecturer at Elam Fine Art School, University of Auckland, New Zealand, in 1951.
b.1903, d.1984
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