Sutton, Ann (9 of 17) National Life  Story Collection: Crafts Lives

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  • Recording date

    2004-06-08, 2004-06-15, 2004-06-29

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    Interviewee's home, Arundel

  • Interviewees

    Sutton, Ann, 1935- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 9: Detail of parents' names, order of their siblings and details of haberdashers shops. Description of teaching at West Sussex College, story about students knitting in class. Details of Hove exhibition, textiles by Mary Dowse and paintings by Dorothy Franks Cohen. Story about work being eaten by mice. AS's friendship with Tadek Beutlich and Peter Collingwood. Story about exhibiting with Peter Collingwood and meeting husband John Makepeace [JM]. Decision to leave Worthing to teach part-time at Croydon College of Art. Remarks on Alan Jones's first teaching post at Croydon. Description of working with Enid Marx [EM], story about being interviewed by EM and Margaret Lambert. Story about Croydon College being inspected by Marianne Straub and Margaret Leischner for Diploma in Art and Design status. Description of students' work and course structure. Influence on AS's work of art that looked at number control.

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