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Nicolas Moreton

BORN:
Watford, Hertfordshire. England, 1961

EDUCATION:
Nicolas attended Nene College School of art and design and went on to attain a AB Hons in Fine Art from Wolverhampton Polytechnic.

CAREER: Nicolas became a self-employed fine art sculptor in 1986. He was elected as a member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1995

AWARDS:
In 2006 he was awarded the Brian Mercer Residency at the Fondazione Sem, Pietrasanta, Italy.
He has also received the following awards:
1993 - Shortlisted for Henry Moore Fellowship, University of Kent,
1995 - 1st Prize Northamptonshire Contemporary Open,
Shortlisted for Henry Moore Fellowship, John Moores University, Liverpool,
Sourthern 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.,

MEDIUMS USED IN WORK:
Stone, Bronze

SUBJECTS OF WORK:
Flowers, Figures, Organic. All his work stems from an aspect of fertility, growth and a wonderment of life.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2014/15/16 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.London
2004/6 - National Stone Carving Touring exhibition around English Cathedrals.
Commencing July 2004, Southwell Minster. Gloucester, Lincoln and Manchester Cathedral 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
1991 Mall Galleries, London. Invited artist .

Selected Exhibitions
2015 - Moncrieff Gallery, Surrey
Alfred East Gallery,Kettering, Northamptonshire
St Marks Hall, Coggleshall, Essex
RHS Chelsea Flower Show (solo tradestand)
GROW, Hampstead,London


2014 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show (solo tradestand)
Doddington Hall,Linclonshire
GROW, Hampstead,London
Parallex Art Fair, London


2013 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park
Cookham Arts Festival
Moncrieff Gallery Surrey
Coughton House and Gardens, Warwickshire
Landscape Show 2013,Battersea,London


2012 - On Form 2012, Asthall, Oxfordshire
20/21st Century Artfair. RCA, London
The Jose Art Fair, London
Artspace, Henley
Artbeat 2012 Woburn Abbey, Buckinghamshire
Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire
Moncreiff Gallery,Surrey


2011 - International Sculpture, Pietrasanta, Italy
FreshAir 2011, Quenington Gloucestershire
The Grove, Watford, Hertfordshire
Moncreiff Gallery, Surrey
Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London


2010 - National Sculpture Prize Liverpool
On Form 2010 Asthall, Oxfordshire
Thompson’s Gallery, London
The Garden Gallery, Hampshire
Art de Jarden, Oakham, Rutland
Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham, Rutland.


2009 - London Art Fair (Robert Bowman Gallery)
Art Contact, Limberhurst, Cambridge
Art de Jarden, Oakham Rutland
Goldmark Gallery Uppingham, Rutland
Sculpture show, Thompson Gallery, London


2008 - London Art Fair (Robert Bowman Gallery)
On Form 2008, Asthall, Oxfordshire
Chelsea Flower show ( Robert Bowman Gallery)
Touching Art Touching You. Royal Cornwall Museum
Art London, London
Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham, Rutland


2007 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Robert Bowman Gallery, London.
Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham.
Spectrum, Abbey House, Wiltshire.
Sculpture in the Garden, Leicester University
Festival of Sculpture, Guernsey


2006 - Stone”, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London.
Cadogan Contemporary, London
Goldmark Gallery, Rutland, Leicestershire
RHS Show, Tatton, Manchester
Sense and Sensuality, Bankside Gallery, London


2005 - The Kiss” Spectrum Gallery.London
Art4Life” Christies,London
The Sculpture Park, Surrey.
culpture in the planning” Millfield School, 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 - The Sculpture Park.Surrey.
Royal British Society of Sculptors Summer Exhibition. London
Summer exhibition. Hutson Gallery. London.
The Sculpture Park London Exhibition. London.
Discerning Eye, London

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:
Sir and Lady Alment
Lord Archer
George Melly
Brian Sewell.
Burghley Sculpture Collection
Longleat House collection.
Stone Roses
Work can be found in many other private collections worldwide ;
Australia, Belgium, Great Britain, Ireland,Germany, Hong Kong, Switzerland, South Africa New Zealand, United States of America

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
1987 25th Jubilee Sculpture, Weston Flavell School, Northampton
1995 ‘The Conversation’, Milton Keynes City Square, Buckinghamshire
1995 ‘The Meeting’, Milton Keynes City Square, Buckinghamshire
1998 Abington Street Project – A new vision for Northampton
2000 ‘Visionary’ Millenium Sculpture, University College, Northampton
2005 Cefn Stone Circle Project, Monmouthshire
2007 Rock International Bank, Mayfair, London
2008 Four Sculptures for Northampton Central Museum
2008 Shortlisted for a landmark sculpture commission for East Midlands
2009 ‘ Dominicanes’, Private commission, London

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