Biography Louise Plant was born in the UK and trained as a teacher. Whilst teaching she studied sculpture. In 1998, Plant left teaching to pursue her career in sculpture. She received the Year of the Artist Award from Arts Council England in 2000 and in 2003 was elected Associate of the Royal British Society of Sculptors (ARBS). Four years later Plant was awarded the Brian Mercer Scholarship at Studio Sem, Pietrasanta, Italy. Louise Plant's sculpture is exhibited internationally. Commissioners include the Ministry of Defence, the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), Persimmon Homes, George Farrar Quarries, Elstone Hayes Associates, Leicester Museums Services and private individuals. Her sculpture is permanently sited in the UK in Bristol, Doncaster, Loughborough, Poole and Watford, in Pune, India and on world tour onboard the ship Arcadia. She is currently serving on the Council for the Royal British Society of Sculptors. read full statement