Rick Kirby - Sculpture



Curriculum Vitae



Rick Kirby – Curriculum Vitae

'Turks House', Dassels, Braughing, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 2RR. 01763 289 325. (Mob) 0789 0161 021.
Rick.Kirby@btinternet.com Vat Reg No 847 3742 01

Education: 1969-70 Somerset College Of Art.
1970-73 Newport College Of Art. B.A. (Fine Art)
1973-74 Birmingham University. Art Teacher’s Diploma


Gill Gallery, Newham. ; Whitechapel Open Studios. ; Essex Open. Beecroft Gallery, Westcliffe. ; The Mall Gallery, London.(Solo) ; Riba Sculpture Court,London.(Solo) Changing Room Gallery, London. ; Waltham Forest Sculpture Festival. ; Showcase Gallery, Redbridge. Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham. Waltham Abbey Museum. ; William Morris Sculpture In The Park. ; Longmans, Harlow. Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston. ; Langham Fine Art, Suffolk. ; Trinity Studios Gallery, Colchester.(Solo) ; Berg Apton, Norfolk. ; Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire. Langham Fine Art, Suffolk. Commonswood, Welwyn Garden City. ; Wallfields, Hertford.(Solo) ; Quenington Sculpture Trust, Gloucestershire. ; Langham Fine Art, Suffolk. ; Guildhall Art Centre, Grantham.(Solo) ; Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire. Stamford Art Centre, Lincolnshire.(Solo) ; Business Link, St. Albans. ; Quenington Sculpture Trust, Gloucestershire. ; Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire.(Solo) ; Gloucester Rd. Tube Station, London. ; Druidstone Park, Kent. ;Port Marine, Portishead. ; Hanbury Manor, ;Tendercare, Middlesex. Kent Institute, Canterbury. ; Burghley House, Lincolnshire. ; Westonbirt, Gloucestershire. ; Hannah Peschar Sculpture Gardens, Surrey.


Grindelwald, Switzerland. ; Canadian High Commission, Native Canadian Sculptors, Nisga’a People, Richmond; Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia; Stone Carving, Waltham Forest; Welding Workshop, Waltham Forest; Resident Artist, Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire; Castlemilk, Glasgow.


Essex Open, 1st. Prize.; First Data Resources; Eastern Arts ; Rouse Kent Public Art Award ’98.
Judging Panel Member Of Rouse Kent Public Art Award ’07.

Public Commissions


1997. Chad Sculpture Park, Kent
1997. Friary Court, Boston, Lincolnshire
1997. The Gardens Of Gaia, Kent
1997. Prudhoe Arts Complex, Northumberland. (Unveiled By Chris Smith, Minister Of Culture)
1998. London Symphony Orchestra, The Barbican, London.
1999. Brixworth Country Park, Northamptonshire.
2000. Castlemilk, Gateway To Glasgow
2000. The National Trust, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk
2000. St. Thomas’ Hospital, South Bank, London. (Unveiled By H.R.H. Princess Margaret)
2001. Burghley House, Lincolnshire
2001. Calne Town Centre, North Wiltshire. (Unveiled By Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Ii)
2002. The National Trust, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk. (Unveiled By Shamus Heaney)
2002. Central Park, Port Marine, Portishead, North Somerset
2002. Burghley House, Lincolnshire.
2003. Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Kent
2004. Ravenswood, Ipswich, Suffolk.
2004. Central Spine, Port Marine, Portishead, North Somerset
2004. Rouse Kent Memorial, Kings Hill, Kent. (Unveiled By H.R.H. Duke Of Kent)
2004. William De Ferrers Centre, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex.
2005. Alexandra Park, Hastings.
2005. Upper Quays, Port Marine, Portishead, North Somerset.
2005. Portishead Quays, Port Marine, North Somerset.
2005. Endeavour Park, Boston, Lincolnshire.
2007. Lincoln Drill Hall, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
2007. Northern Entrance, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
2008. The Atrium, Camberley, Surrey.
2008. Grand Arcade, Wigan, Lancs.
2008. Silver Street, Bedford.

‘Turks House’, Dassels, Braughing, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 2RR.
Tel: 01763 289 325. Mob: 0789 0161 021