Desmond Hale FOUNTAIN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-12-29
Education Whitney Inst Bermuda, Normanton Coll, Stoke-on-Trent Coll of Art, Exeter Coll of Art (DipAD), Univ of Bristol (CertEd, ATD)
Publications N/A
Recreations sailing, boating in general, antiques, collecting art, property restoration, oenology, guitar playing, singing, composing
Clubs Royal Bermuda Yacht, Bermuda Boat and Canoe
Style Desmond Fountain, Esq
Career sculptor; prize for art (aged 6 years) in adult exhibition Br Cncl Sierra Leone 1953; pres Exeter Coll of Art Student's Cncl 1968, SW rep for NUS 1968; fndr Bermuda Fine Art Tst private bill passed 1982; fndr Desmond Fountain Gallery 2000, grand opening The (New) Desmond Fountain Gallery Mandarin Oriental's Elbow Beach Hotel Paget Bermuda 2011; award from Miny of Cultural Affairs; Lifetime Achievment Award Govt of Bermuda 2003; FRBS 1985; >ir< Bermuda Soc of Arts 1958, Exe Gallery Devon 1968, Exeter City Museum and Art Gallery 1969 and 1970, Spectrum Designs Ltd Devon 1969, Univ of Bristol 1970, City Hall Bermuda (two man show) 1972, City Hall Bermuda (four man show) 1973, Country Art Gallery USA 1974, Bermuda Soc of Arts Gp Show 1974, City Hall Bermuda (three man show) 1975, Bridge House Art Gallery Bermuda (fndr Desmond Fountain) 1976, Newport USA 1976, The Int Gallery Bermuda (three man show) 1977, St George's Gallery Middx 1977, Windjammer Gallery Bermuda 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1993 and 1998, Bermuda Soc of Arts Members Show 1980, Glen Gallery Canada 1981, South African Gallery London 1981, Poole Fine Art USA 1981, Boston Fine Art Inc 1981, Coach House Gallery Guernsey 1983, Sally Le Gallis Jersey 1983, Renaissance Gallery USA 1983 and 1986, Alwin Gallery Summer Exhibition London 1985, Alwin Gallery UK 1986 and 1987, RSBS USA 1986, Br Sculptors Art Centre Bermuda 1987, Art Expo LA 1987, World Congress USA 1987, The Sculpture Gallery Bermuda 1989, Pinehurst Gallery NC 1990, Hartley Hill Gallery Calif 1992-93, E S Lawrence Gallery Aspen 1993, Cavalier Galleries Stamford 1993, RSBS Chelsea Harbour 1993, L'Ortolan Sculpture Garden Berks 1993, Perry House Galleries Alexandria USA 1994, Bruton Street London 1994, Cavalier Galleries Greenwich CT, NY and Nantucket 2003, 2004 and 2005, Royall Fine Art Tunbridge Wells 2005, jt show Cork St Gallery 2008; >ir< incl: H A & E Smith Ltd Bermuda 1975, A S Cooper & Sons Gallery 1976, Hamma Galleries Bermuda 1978, Alwin Gallery London 1980, Bacardi Int 1982, Falle Fine Art Jersey 1995 and 1997, Cavalier Gallery USA 1995, Coutts Bermuda 1996; >ir< sculpture of Sir George Somers for St George's unveiled by HRH Princess Margaret 1981-84, medallions in silver, gold and platinum featuring a portrait of HRH Princess Margaret 1985, public memorial Greece 1993-94, sculpture of Mark Twain unveiled at Directors' Circle preview of Bermuda Nat Gall retrospective 1994-95, sculpture of The Spirit of Bermuda: Johnny Barnes 1997-98, Heroes of the Oz Trial UK 1997-2000, lifesize Jorgen Svendsen for Belzona in Harrogate 2002, Sarah (three times lifesize nude, World Sculpture Park Changchun) 2006, Matriarch (private location Austria) 2010; >ir< Nemacolin Woodlands, The Hardy Family Art Collection/Mark Twain
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