Alison Lapper

Alison Lapper

Who is Alison Lapper?

Alison Lapper is a British artist and photographer who is famous being the subject of a giant sculpture of “Alison Lapper Pregnant”(herself) by Marc Quinn which was on display the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square from September 2005 until late 2007. Additionally, she is also famous for being a motivational sculpture herself despite having no arms and short legs. In 2003. he got the MBE award for services to art followed by an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton. Furthermore, she is also a member of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists of the World.

 What is Alison Lapper famous for?

Alison Lapper is best famous for being the subject of a giant sculpture of “Alison Lapper Pregnant”(herself) by Marc Quinn which was on display the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square from September 2005 until late 2007. Additionally, she is also famous for being motivational sculpture herself despite having no arms and short legs

Where was Alison Lapper born?

Alison was born on 7 April 1965 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire without arms and with shortened legs. Information regarding her parents and siblings is still unknown.she is British and her ethnicity is unknown. Her religion is Christianity and her zodiac is Aries. As a child, her childhood was not at all as she grew up with phocomelia. She attended Chailey Heritage School. She then attended the Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People, in Banstead, Surrey until the age of 19, where she learned to drive. She completed both 'O' and 'A'-levels in art at Sutton College of Learning for Adults, before pre-foundation and foundation courses at Heatherley School of Fine Art. Later in 1994, she completed her graduation from the University of Brighton with a first-class honors degree in Fine Art.

How is Alison Lapper's Career?

Alison began her career as a photographer and painter. After completing her graduation, she became a member of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists of the World. She took part in various British exhibitions which also include Royal Festival Hall. Alison along with her son featured on the BBC television documentary Child of Our Time. Later in 2006, she also published her book My Life in My Hands. Additionally, Alison has also made a giant artwork of a pregnant woman. Furthermore, she was the subject of Mark Quinn’s sculpture “Alison Lapper Pregnant” from 2007. In addition, it was also replicated on a larger scale for the 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony. Furthermore, she is also a member of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists of the World. So far, she has won the MBE award for services to art followed by an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton.

What are Alison Lapper's achievements?

In May 2003, Lapper was awarded MBE for services to art. In July 2014, Lapper was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton.

 What is Alison Lapper's Net Worth?

Being a motivational painter, she earns a decent amount of money from her profession. However, her salary and net worth are unknown. Information regarding her cars, houses, businesses and other assets are still under review.

How is Alison Lapper's personal life?

Alison is an unmarried woman. However, she had a son named Parys Lapper. died suddenly in August 2019, aged 19 while she was posing pregnant for the famous sculpture. There is no information regarding his father. Besides that, she has never seen any man in the public and media.

How tall is Alison Lapper?

she has a beautiful pair of eyes and light brown hair. Apart from that, there is not any information regarding her height, weight, and other body measurements. She has a straight sexual orientation.

Alison is not active on social media at all. As of now, she doesn’t hold any of these social accounts such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Facts to be known about Alison Lapper:

  1. Once, her giant artwork of a pregnant woman has been hugely criticized by the Catholic Church as it went for display at the Venice Biennale.
  2. Ms. Lapper was born with phocomelia, a condition that causes defects similar to Thalidomide. 
  3. In 2000, his mother posed naked while eight months pregnant for the artist Marc Quinn. 
  4. A large replica of Alison Lapper Sculpture was featured in the 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony.
  5. The sculpture is made of Carrara marble.
Alison Lapper
Quick Facts of Alison Lapper
Celebrated Name Alison Lapper
Age 55 years old
Nick Name Alison Lapper
Birth Name Alison Lapper
Birth Date 1965-04-07
Gender Female
Profession English artist
Nationality English
Place of Birth Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Education University of Brighton, Chailey Heritage School and Heatherley School
Religion Christanity
Horoscope Aries
Marital Status Unmarried
Famous for giant sculpture of “Alison Lapper Pregnant”
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