• NICOLAS MORETON - A.R.B.S.

    Selected Biography

    • 1961 Born Watford, Hertfordshire, England.
    • 1981 - 82 Nene College School of art and design, Northampton.
    • 1982 - 85 B A Hons in Fine Art ( sculpture ), Wolverhampton Polytechnic.
    • 1986 Became self employed fine art sculptor.
    • 1995 Elected member of the Royal society of British Sculptors.
    • 2001 Birth of first child, Jacob Robert Moreton.

    Solo Exhibitions

    • 2004/6 National Stone Carving Touring exhibition around English Cathedrals.
      Commencing July 2004, Southwell Minster, Gloucetser, Lincoln and
      Manchester Cathedral’s 2006.
    • Hereford Cathedral, drawing exhibition, 2006.
    • 2004 “Touch Stones” Hutson Gallery, London.
    • 2002 “Passages “ The Formal Gardens, Longleat House, Wiltshire.
    • 2001 “New Bronzes” Peter Gwyther Gallery, London.
    • 1999 “ Elements “ . Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham, Rutland , Leicestershire.
    • 1997 “ Pregnant Stone “ . Goldmark gallery, Rutland, Leicestershire.
    • 1996 “ The Passion of Life “ . Lamont Gallery, London.
    • 1995 “ Stonecarving “ . Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire.
    • 1993 “ Sense of stone” Hunt Jennings Gallery, London.
    • 1992 New Carvings, Lamont gallery, London.
    • 1991 Mall Galleries, North Wing, London, Invited artist.

    Selected Exhibitions ( please ask for full CV from 1983 onwards).

    • 2005 “The Kiss” Spectrum Gallery, London.
      “Art4Life” Christies, London.
      Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park, Surrey.
      Sculpture in the making. Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Somerset.
    • 2004 “Art4Life” Christies, London.
      House and Garden Exhibition. Justin Gardner Gallery, Olympia, London.
      Sculpture in Paradise. Chichester Cathedral, Chichester.
      Asian Lifestyle Festival. Invited artist. Olympia, London.
      Hutson Gallery, London.
    • 2003 Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park.Surrey.
      Royal British Society of Sculptors Summer Exhibition. London.
      Summer exhibition. Hutson Gallery. London.
      Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park London Exhibition. London.
      Discerning Eye, London
    • 2002 British Art Fair 2002 London.
      “ Art4Life.Christies .London .
      “ Solid State “. Burghley House Sculpture Park, Lincolnshire.
      ” Sculpture in the Garden”, Uxbridge, Oxfordshire.
    • 2001 “ British Art Fair “ Business Design Centre, Islington, London.
      “ Sherborne Fesitval “ . Sherborne Manor House, Sherborne, Dorset .
      Millfied School Summer Exhibition, Street, Somerset .
      Silbury Group 10th Anniversary. Milton Keynes Gallery Buckinghamshire.
    • 2000- 01 Royal Society of British Sculptors Summer Exhibition “ London.
    • 2000 “ Imagination for Cancer “ , Imagination Gallery, London.
      “ The Bath Art Fair “ Bath , Somerset.
      “Paper and Stone “ ( two person show ) , Parkview Fine Art , Bristol.
      “ Transformations”, Lamont Gallery, London.
      “ Conversation “. Milton Keynes Gallery. Milton Keynes . Bucks.
    • 1999 “ Burghley House Sculpture Park “ Stamford . Lincolnshire.
    • 1998 “ Shaken not Stirred. . Lamont Gallery, London.
      “ Young sculptors “ Beaux Arts , Bath . Somerset.
      “ 20th Century Sculpture “ Millfield School , Millfield .Street , Somerset.
    • 1997 “ The Discerning Eye “, The Mall Galleries , London.
    • 1997- 98 “ Men on Women “ . Oriel Theatre , Wales . (touring exhibition).
    • 1996 “ Ancient meets Modern “. Zimbabwean and British Stone Carving. (sole
      British representative) . Milton Keynes , Buckinghamshire.
    • 1995-98 “ British Art fair “, Business Design Centre , Islington , London.
    • 1995 “ The I.C.R.F. Contemporary Draw “, Christies, London.

Awards

1989 Eastt Midlands Arts Exhibition Award.
1993 Shortlisted for the Henry Moore Fellowship University of Kent.
1995 1st Prize Northamptonshire Contemporary Open.
1995 Shortlisted for the Henry Moore Fellowship,John Moores University,Liverpool.
Southern Arts Regional Arts Lottery Grant for Sculptor in Residence.
2004 East Midlands Arts Council Grant for Sculptor in Residence at Southwell
Minster, Southwell.
2005 New Partnership, Art and Business Award.

Public Commissions

1987 “ 25th Jubilee sculpture “Weston Favell Upper School. Northampton.
1995 “ The Conversation “Milton Keynes City Square , Buckinghamshire .
1995 “ The Meeting” . Milton Keynes City Square, Buckinghamshire.
“ Visionary “ . Millennium sculpture, University College Northampton.
2005 Shortlisted for Millfield School Commission. Somerset.
2005 Currently working on the Cefn Henllan Stone Project, Monmouthshire.

Private Collections

Sir and Lady Alment.
Lord Archer.
George Melly.
Brian Sewell.
Burghley sculpture collection.
Longleat House collection.

Work can be found in many other private collections worldwide; Australia, Belgium, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Switzerland, New Zealand,United States of America.

 

 



 

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