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Francis Upritchard

Born in 1976, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Francis Upritchard was born in 1976 in New Plymouth, New Zealand and lives and works in London and New Zealand. Upritchard’s work draws on figurative sculpture, blending references from literature to ancient sculptures, and burial grounds to science fiction. Her installations showcase a wide variety of materials; her distinctive figurative sculptures are made using polymer plastic, amorphous mythological figures in balata - a natural rubber, bronze dinosaurs, glass vessels and ceramic urns. ‘Upr...Read more