Born 1948, Lancashire.
Alison Wilding attended Nottingham School of Art and Ravensbourne School of Art before going to the Royal Academy Schools from 1970-73. She is best known for her sculptures which inform her drawings and prints.
Her work was included in the British Art Show of 1984 which toured the UK. Solo exhibitions include Kettle's Yard at the University of Cambridge in 1982 and in 1992 she was shortlisted for the Turner Prize at the Tate Gallery in London. Her work was shown at the Mead Gallery in 1993 in the exhibition Recent British Sculpture, toured by the Arts Council.