Artist Talk: Jacqueline Poncelet, 21 Nov 2017, 6-7.30pm




Here and there, now and then

Born in Liege, Belgium, Jacqueline Poncelet has a background in ceramics,
having studied at Wolverhampton College of Art and the Royal College of Art
from 1966 until 1972. She is well-known for her early work in bone china, and
for her more sculptural works in ceramics after 1980. From the mid 80s she
extended her practice to include painting, sculpture, installation and public art
commissions. Poncelet was the recipient of a British Council Arts Fellowship
in 1978 which enabled her to travel extensively in the USA. She has been an
influential teacher and lecturer worldwide. In 2000 she was a curator of the
British Art Show and in 2004 a board member for the prestigious Artes Mundi
exhibition at the National Museum of Wales. She is represented in important
public collections throughout the world, including London’s Tate, Victoria and
Albert Museum, the Stedeljk Museum in Amsterdam and the Museum of
Modern Art, New York
When: Tuesday 21 November 2017, 6-7.30pm
Where: MK045, The George Wallis Building, City Campus, University of Wolverhampton.