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Rosie Sturgis

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Sculptor Rosie Sturgis
Rosie Sturgis

About Rosie Sturgis

Rosie Sturgis has been for more than two decades sculpting on bronze and other materials, and exhibited her work both locally and overseas. For quite some time her focus has been on wildlife sculptures in bronze, some of which have gained critical acclaim.

Exhibition History of Rosie Sturgis

Rosie Sturgis`s Exhibitions
1980 and 1981 - Commonwealth Institute, London (Heredities Awards)
1981 and 1982 - 2 man Exhibitions in Aldeburgh
1983 - "Sculpture of Suffolk" Ipswich
1984 to 1985 - Portrait Heads of Emma Sergeant and Sir Frederick Harmer (Chairman P and O) and the Hon Justice Sir Jack Willis
1987 - Society of Wildlife Artists, the Mall Gallery
1988 to 1991 - Represented in the following galleries, UK
Courcoux and Courcoux, Salisbury. Tryon Gallery, Cork Street, London.

1990 - Portrait Head of the Hon William Douglas-Home
1991 - Portrait Head of the Hon Mark Wyndham
1992 - Auction May "Rhino Rescue" Sotherbys
3 man exhibition Leighton House Gallery
1993 - Wildlife Exhibitions Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
1995 to 1996 - WWF Exhibition, Everard Read Gallery.

Biography / CV of Rosie Sturgis

Rosie Sturgis`s Personal statement
For more than two decades I have been sculpting on bronze and other materials, and exhibited my work both locally and overseas. For quite some time my focus has been on wildlife sculptures in bronze, some of which have gained critical acclaim.

How it all started? Well, I joined a small, private pottery class. Of course I wanted to make a large bowl right away. I centred the huge lump of clay on the wheel, and in no time it got the wobbles and I had to cut the excess away. Now for a medium sized bowl! But it got the wobbles again, and so it went on. Spin, Wobbly, cut, spin, wobbly, cut, until I ended up with enough clay to make an egg cup. So picked up the excess clay off the floor and made a lizard. And thats how I god into sculpture.

Public Works of Rosie Sturgis

Rosie Sturgis`s Public works
Bataleur Eagle (lifesize) for Wildlife College (World Wildlife).

Qualifications / Education of Rosie Sturgis

Rosie Sturgis`s Education
1968 to 1970 - Cape Technical and Art School, Cape Town
1970 - Ruth Prowse Art School, Cape Town
1972 to 1976 - With June te Water, Wynberg Cape
1977 to 1986 - Sire John Cass Art School, North London Polytechnic
1984 - Worked in Tommasi Bronze Foundry, Pietrasanta, Italy.

Price Range of Work

Rosie Sturgis's work has a price range from £750 to £5,500

Mediums utilised

Rosie Sturgis's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Rosie Sturgis's work is found in the following categories on site:
Small Animal Sculptures (10)
African Animal and Wildlife Sculptures (10)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (10)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (9)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures (8)
Pet and Animal Portrait Custom or Bespoke or Commission Commemorative or Memoriaql sculpture statue (7)
Wild Bird Sculptures (6)
Small bird Sculptures (5)
Water Birds / Water Fowl / Seabirds / Waders (5)
Predators Carnivores Hunters Flesh Eaters Sculptures Statues statuettes carvings (4)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (3)
Farm Yard Sculptures (3)
Domestic Animal Sculpture (3)
Endangered Animal Species Sculptures (3)
Pigs, Sows, Boars, Hogs, Piglets Sounders Sculptures or Statues (3)
Commemoratives and Memorials Sculptures (2)
Adult with Young Animal Bird, Reptile or Amphibian, Fish Statues (2)
Garden Bird and Animal Sculptures (2)
Birds of Prey / Raptors Sculptures (2)
Field Sports, Game Birds and Game Animals Sculptures (2)
Cattle, Kine, Cows, Bulls, Buffalos, Bullocks, Heifers, Calves, Oxen, Bison, Aurocks, Yacks (2)
Reptiles Sculptures and Amphibian Sculptures
Arctic and Antarctic Birds and Animals sculpture or statuettes or Statues
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue
Penguins Puffins Auks Sculptures
Fun Amusing Comic Animals Birds Fish Statues Sculptures
Animal Memento happy Reminder sculpture statue statuette
Dogs Sculpture
Stylized Animals Sculptures
Insect Sculptures, to include Bees, Ants, Moths, Butterflies etc
Rhino and Rhinoceros Hippo and Hippopotamus sculpture statue statuette
Cats Wild and Big Cats Sculpture
Deer Sculptures
Antelope sculpture
Young Animal Bird, Reptile or Amphibian and possibly Insects Statues
Outsize, Very Big, Extra Large and Massive Sculptures
Sheep, Goats Ewes, Rams, Tups, Lambs, Wether, Sculptures or Statues
Birds Abstract Contemporary Stylised l Minimalist Sculpture / Statues
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines
Poolside Sculptures
Badger, Otter, Beaver, Weasel, Stoat, Pine Martin, Wombat Sculptures
Frogs Toads, Newts, Salamanders and Amphibians
Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures
Famous People Sculptures Statues
Flock of Birds sculpture statue statuette
Chickens Hens Poultry Cocks Cockerels Roosters Chicks Turkeys Farmyard Fowl Domestic Ducks and Geese
Stylised Birds Sculptures / Statues / statuary / ornaments figurines / statuettes
Literary and Musical Characters Sculptures
American Animal Bird Reptile and Fish Sculptures, Statues, statuettes, figurines
Dogs Hounds Bitches Puppies Sporting and Racing
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