Joyce Bidder (1906-1999)
Sculptor, in a variety of materials, notably of figures and animals, born in London. She studied at Wimbledon School of Art with Stanley Nicholson Babb, becoming one of his best pupils. In 1933 met Daisy Borne, whom she taught to carve. They worked in a studio in southwest London for many years and shared a liking for elegant, conservative sculpture tinged with modernism. Showed at SWA, RA and RMS and was a fellow of RBS. Her work was included in the Fine Art Society's Sculpture in Britain Between the Wars, 1986, and she shared a show there with Borne in 1987.