Artist – Alan Thorley

Sponsored by: Sarah Brignall

Design Description

My Moth for Amy is based around her achievements and those of two other women pioneers of aviation, Amelia Earhart and Valentina Tereshkova. It uses insignia, colour schemes and registration marks associated with their craft and usually displayed on a wing.

Artist Statement

Born in Hull and former pupil of Kelvin High School, Alan Thorley worked for 27 years as an automotive designer with Ford Motor Co. in Essex. Now semi-retired, Alan still does freelance designing.