Qualified in Architecture at Manchester University, studied sculpture at Kensington & Chelsea, and Morley College and South Thames College. And PGCE from Canterbury Christ Church University. Teaches part time at Heatherley’s School of Fine Art, Richmond Adult Education College and The Art Academy.
Works in clay, welded steel, terracotta, and recycled materials.
Early retirement from architecture has enabled more time to be devoted to a lifelong and interesting passion for sculpture and life drawing.
Happy to discuss Portrait Head Commissions.
Member of Royal British Society of Sculptors, Chelsea Art Society, Surrey Sculpture Society and Art Workers Guild.
He has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Society of Portrait Sculptors, Cork Street, Borde Hill Sculptural Studios, Chelsea, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, Art on the Hill, Royal Hospital Putney, Putney Open Studio.
Gilbert’s work is in private collections in UK, New York, and Australia.