Approved: 20.02.2009

Richard Perry

Artist

Approved: 20.02.2009

I have extensive experience of producing sculpture for the public realm, and also work to commission for private clients. I have undertaken numerous sculpture commissions with a wide range of contexts, budgets and materials. I have work sited in Europe, Japan and throughout the UK in many permanent public and corporate collections, including the British Museum, GlaxoSmithKline, The Boots Company and

Read more ...

  • Location: Nottingham, East Midlands
 

Biography

I have extensive experience of producing sculpture for the public realm, and also work to commission for private clients. I have undertaken numerous sculpture commissions with a wide range of contexts, budgets and materials. I have work sited in Europe, Japan and throughout the UK in many permanent public and corporate collections, including the British Museum, GlaxoSmithKline, The Boots Company and Jersey Public Sculpture Trust. I have exhibited widely, showing drawings as well as sculpture.

CV & Education

Public realm 1999 - Redesign of The Peace Gardens within a multi-disciplinary team, City Council, Sheffield Qualifications and training 1981 - Fine Art (Class 1), Leeds Polytechnic, Leeds Solo exhibitions 2003 - Sculptural Installation, Capital One, Nottingham 2001 - Foyer Gallery, The Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham 1997 - Sculpture, The Aspidal Gallery, Rufford Sculpture Park 1996 - Sculpture and Drawings, The Harley Gallery, Welbeck 1996 - Sculpture and Drawings, The Hart Gallery, London 1995 - Sculpture and Drawings, The City Gallery, Leicester Private commissions 2007 - 'Riverstone' 1.9 m high Sandstone sculpture, Sovereign Housing, Newbury 2006 - Manchester Tree, Private house, Cheshire 2003 - 'Harley Cubes' 6 stone sculptures, The Harley Gallery, Welbeck 1994 - 'Mountsorrel Tree' 1.8m high bronze sculpture, Wells Road Unit, Notts Healthcare Trust Public commissions 2011 - 'StarStone' 5.5m high Armagh marble sculpture, Armagh City and District Council, Market Place, Armagh, N. Ireland 2010 - 'ShoalStone' 1.5m high sandstone sculpture, Swale Borough Council, Rushenden, Isle of Sheppey 2008 - 'Florastone' 1.5 m h Portland stone sculpture, New Downe Hospital, Downpatrick, N. Ireland 2008 - 'Lifestones' 6 bronze relief panels, Trinity Square, Nottingham 2006 - Water Sculpture, Darley Square, Bradford (for completion in 2010) 2005 - 'Freedom Tree' 6 m high bronze sculpture, Jersey Public Sculpture Trust, St Helier, Jersey 2004 - 'Needle' 14 m high slate sculpture, Jersey Public Sculpture Trust, St Helier, Jersey 2002 - 'Fountain Trees' 5 ceramic sculptures (inc. 3 water columns), Festival Square, Basingstoke 2000 - 4 x 3m high bronze sculptures, 4 benches and floorscape, Mansion House Square, Doncaster 2000 - 'Water Hawthorne' Limestone sculpture 30cm high, EDA Garden Museum, Tokyo 1999 - Design & carving of 120m stone relief and balustrade, The Peace Gardens , Sheffield 1998 - 'Fire and Water', Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Services, Leamington Spa 1997 - 'Six Figures', Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham 1996 - 5.5 m high bronze sculpture, Bethnal Green, London 1996 - 'Quartet' bronze sculpture, Angel Row, Nottingham 1993 - 'Northampton Tree' 3.5 m high Portland Stone sculpture, The Guildhall, Northampton 1992 - 8 x 3.6 m Limewood relief sculpture, The International Convention Centre, Birmingham 1991 - 'Thomas Boulsover' bronze sculpture, Tudor Square, Sheffield 1988 - 4 carved Oak entrance doors, Newark Library, Notts 1987 - 'Three Musicians' Carved marble bas-relief, The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Corporate commissions 2004 - 2 wood and 7 cast sculptures, P&O, 'Arcadia' cruise liner 2000 - 'Interlocking Oaks' 4.5 m high Portland stone sculpture, The Boots Company HQ, Nottingham 1995 - 'From the Red Earth' 1.8 x 4.5 m carved Sycamore relief, GlaxoSmithKlein, Stevenage 1995 - 'Pine Cube' and 'Willow Cube' 60x60 cm bronze sculptures, The Boots Co. HQ, Nottingham 1994 - 10 drawings, The Boots Company HQ Boardroom, Nottingham Competitions, prizes and awards 2006 - 'Needle' 14 m high slate sculpture, Jersey, National Stone Award 2000 - Stonework, The Peace Gardens, Sheffield, National Stone Awards 1999 - The Peace Gardens, Sheffield, RIBA National Urban Design Award 1997 - 'Six Figures', Nottingham Castle, Nottingham City Council Design Award 1993 - Tudor Square, Sheffield, RIBA National Urban Design Award 1990 - Commissioned sculpture design proposal, Oxford, RSA Art for Architecture Award Other 1995 - 'Isola Song' 2 m high Istrian marble sculpture, Forma Viva Sculpture Symposium, Slovenia 1994 - "Standing Tree No.1' drawing purchased for the National Collection of Prints and Drawings, The British Museum, London