Bryan Illsey

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Bryan Illsley was born in 1937, and studied at Kingston School of Art in the mid-1950's. In 1963, he moved to St Ives and worked at the Bernard Leach Pottery, before establishing a partnership with Breon O'Casey making studio jewellery in 1967. Having exhibited in West Cornwall and been a member of the Penwith Society, he now lives in London. His work features extensively in public collections; from the Kyoto Museum of Modern Art to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.