Anne Crawford ACHESON Biography

Irish sculptor. Born 1882 in Portadown, Co. Armagh, Ulster; died in 1962; attended Victoria College, Belfast, Belfast School of Arts, and Royal College of Art, London; studied sculpture under Lanteri.

In early years, worked in wood before turning to metal, stone and concrete; often exhibited at Royal Academy and internationally; was a member of Royal Society of British Sculptors and Society of Artists in Watercolor; during WWI, worked with the Surgical Requisites Association. Awarded CBE (1919) for work with Surgical Requisites; received Feodora Gleichen Memorial Award (1938).