Robert Simon ERSKINE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-04-24
Education JFS Comp Sch, Ealing Tech Coll, Kingston Poly (BA), UCL, Slade Sch of Fine Art (Higher Dip Fine Art)
Books & Publications Publications The Building of SS Oriana (1995), European Village of Culture, Sculpture Symposium (1999), Public Art in Coventry (2001); People Management publication 1995-2004
Recreations playing jazz (trumpet), swimming every day, cycling, photography, cooking, theatre, sci and technol (reading about and going to see), fixing broken things (at home and family), reading, listening to jazz and classical music, drawing, going to the cinema, concerts, playing with the children, being on the beach, flying my big and powerful kite, looking at the clouds and sunsets, climbing hills, thinking and designing my next sculptures, watching any TV documentary about sci, archeology and design, long walks with open eyes
Clubs N/A
Style Robert Erskine, Esq
Career sculptor and designer specialising in direct working of bronze and stainless steel; design co-ordinator Dale Keller Design Corp USA 1978-84, numerous worldwide architectural projects in Hong Kong, Switzerland, India, Greece and England 1978-84, numerous landmark sculptures sited UK, full time professional architectural sculptor 1984-, design conslt Marks & Spencer London and Nestle UK Ltd 1998-, design co-ordinator for Sultan of Brunei's Palace (world's largest palace); sculptor in residence: Caterpillar and Perkins Diesel Engine facility, Peterborough Sculpture Tst, Peterborough Green Wheel 2000; cmmnd sculptor Chartered Inst of Personnel and Devpt; holder of design patents for advanced lifting system; visiting lectr Frink Sch of Figurative Sculpture Stoke-on-Trent; contrib: The Times, BBC Cambridge, BBC Radio 4, Tyne Tees TV, Netherlands TV, AutoLab (radio, USA), radio and national press; memb Inst of Advanced Motorists, memb Int Motor Press Assoc (sr European corr); ARBS 1993, FRBS 1997; Exhibitions Nat Soc Painters and Sculptors Mall Gallery London 1977-79, Ben Uri Gallery London 1985, Int Yorkshire Sculpture Park 1986-88, Andrew Usiskin Gallery London 1989-92, Hakone Open Air Museum 1992, World Wildlife Fund Exhibition London 1992, Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden Sussex 1994, Trade Indemnity Centre London 1994, Int Welding and Metal Working Exhibition Birmingham NEC 1994, Osterly Park London 1995, Cultural Village of Europe Holland 1999, world HQ of Pfizer Inc NY 1999 (solo exhbn), Art For Art's Sake Show (Cork St Gallery London) 2012; Awards winner maquette of excellence Hakone Int Open-Air Museum of Sculpture 1992, winner Sir Otto Beit Bronze Award RBS 1993-94, White Rhythm named most outstanding sculpture at Cultural Village of Europe in Holland 1999, public and landmark sculptures awarded status of perm public monuments by Courtauld Inst in assoc with Public Monuments and Sculptures Assoc, Nat Competition Winner for Landmark Sculpture for City of Peterborough 2000
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