(1923 - 1977)
Hilary Heron was active/lived in Ireland. Hilary Heron is known for sculpture.
Biography Hilary Heron
Hilary Heron was born in Dublin and spent her childhood in New Ross,
County Wexford, and Coleraine, County Derry. She was educated privately
at home and at Ivory's one-teacher school in New Ross. She attended the
National College of Art, Dublin, where she won three Taylor Prizes from
the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). For sculpture in wood, limestone and
marble she was awarded the first Mainie Jellett Memorial Traveling
Scholarship in 1947. In the same year, she went to Italy and France to
study Romanesque carving.
She was instrumental in founding the Irish
Exhibition of Living Art, and first exhibited there in 1943. With Louis
le Brocquy, she represented Ireland at the Venice Bienn
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