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John Huggins Hon VP-RWA, Hon FRBSSelected artist profile information for this contemporary British Sculptor
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About John HugginsJohn Huggins has used several dominant themes over the years but in the eighties returned to the figure as a vehicle for expressive abstract ideas. His accessible images present a light, even playful feel but beneath this immediacy lie the serious issues of form and structure which have always controlled his work. John Huggins` sculptures have been exhibited in Geneva, Amsterdam, the Hague, Guernsey and the US as well as in Bath, Birmingham, Bristol and London where he has had twelve one-man shows and been continuously represented since 1968. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors and is Honorary Vice President of the Royal West of England. There are two books of his work available from ArtParks. He lives and works in Gloucestershire UK.
Exhibition History of John Huggins1961 - Fimbarrus Gallery, Bath.
1962 - Osiris Gallery, Oxford.
1962 - Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.
1964 - University Settlement, Bristol.
1965 - Bristol Arts Centre one-man.
1965 - Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall.
1965 - University Settlement, Bristol.
1966 - Forum Gallery, Bristol.
1967 - Alwin Gallery, London.
1970 - Widcombe Manor, Open Air, Bath.
1971 - Mignon Gallery, Bath.
1972 - Bristol City Art Gallery.
1974 - Alwin Gallery, London. one-man
1976 - Alwin Gallery, London. one-man
1978 - Alwin Gallery, London. one-man
1979 - Bath Arts Fair.
1980 - Alwin Gallery, London. one-man
1982 - Alwin Gallery, London. one-man
1984 - Alwin Gallery, London. one-man
1986 - Beaux Arts Gallery in Bath
1990 - Art Scene in London
1993 - Anthony Hepworth Fin Art in Bath
1993 - First RWA open Sculpture
1995 - Alpha House Gallery in Sherbourne
1995 - Bow House Gallery in Brent
1995 - McHardy Sculpture Company in London
1995 - Europ` Art in Geneva
1996 - Galerie Le Hirondelles in Geneva
1996 - Second TWA open Sculpture
1997 - RWA Sculptors at McHardy
1997 - Six Academicians RWA in Bristol
1997 - Ashdown Gallery in Sussex
1997 - McHardy Sculpture Company
1998 - Innocent Fin Art in Bristol
1998 - Rob Whittle Fin Art in Birmingham
1999 - McHardy Sculpture Company in London
1999 - Third RWA open Sculpture
1999 - Innocent Fine Art in Bristol
1999 - Discerning Eye in London
1999 - Smelik and Stokking in Amsterdam
2000 - ArtParkS, Sculpture Park, Guernsey
2000 - Smelik and Stokking, Amsterdam.
2000 - Bath Society invited artist.
2000 - McHardy Sculpture Co, London.
2000 - Broadway Modern, Worcs.
2001 - Alpha Hse Gallery, Sherborne, Dorset.
2001 - Innocent Fine Art, Bristol.
2001 - Bruton St Gallery, London.
2002 - McHardy Sculpture Co one-man.
2002 - Wykeham, Stockbridge, Hants.
2002 - Compton Cassey Gallery, Cheltenham.
2003 - RWA New Gallery, Bristol. two-man.
2003 - Alpha Hse Gallery, Sherborne.
2004 - McHardy-Coombs, London.two-man.
2004 - Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden.
2004 - Six Chapel Row, Bath.
2004 - Hill Gallery, Tetbury.
2004 - Compton Cassey, Cheltenham
2005 - Wykeham, Stockbridge, Hants.
2005 - Rob Whittle Fine Art, Birmingham.
2005 - Langham Fine Art, Suffolk.
2005 - Six, Chapel Row, Bath.
2006 - Cube Gallery, Bristol.
2007 - RWA New Gallery, Bristol. three-man
2009 - Chichester Cathedral Open Air Sculpture
2010 - RWA New Gallery, Bristol. two man
2011 - Delamore Arts. invited artist
2013 - Attic Gallery, Swansea. group
2014 - Hilton Fine Art, Bath.
2014 - Barry Keene Gallery, Henley.
2015 - Winter Group Exhibition, Attic Gallery, Swansea
2015 - Brussels Arts Fair, Sheridan Russell Gallery - A6
Biography / CV of John HugginsStudied at the West of England College of Art in 1956 to 1961.
2009 Retired from RWA council. Elected Honorary Vice President.
Acquisitions / Collections of work by John HugginsCollections:
Bristol Cit Art Gallery
Regional Arts Council
Phillips Petroleum London
National Huntington Bank Columbus, Ohio USA
Singer Fiedlander Bank in London.
Qualifications / Education of John HugginsNDD and ATD.
Publications / Media / Bibliography of John HugginsMonograph
Published by Halsgrove in 2006
Hardback 120 pages in full colour
260 x 210mm
Foreword Ralph Brown RA
Written by Peter Davies
Design by Tony Baldaro FCSD
Published by John Huggins 2012
Hardback 48 pages in full colour
210 x 210mm
Written by Kirstie Gregory
Design and all recent photography Tony Baldaro FCSD
John Huggins 2013
Published by John Huggins 2012
Laminated brochure 8 pages
210 x 148mm
Notes by John Huggins
Design and photography Tony Baldaro FCSD
Teaching ExperienceJohn Huggins`s Teaching
Part time lecturer at Bristol Polytechnic and Bath Academy of Art.
Price Range of WorkJohn Huggins's work has a price range from £25 to £16,667
Mediums utilisedJohn Huggins's work is found in the following materials:
Bronze Glossy Paper Ciment Fondu
Artwork CategorisedJohn Huggins's work is found in the following categories on site:
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (10)
Nudes, Female Sculptures (10)
Arte Deco style Abstract Stylised Contemporary Modern Sculpture (10)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (8)
Human Figurative Sculptures (7)
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines (7)
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures (4)
Stylised Nude statue sculpture statuette ornament (3)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (3)
Abstract Modern Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary (2)
Stylized People Sculptures (2)
Little Small Nude or Naked Girls Women Ladies Females Sculpture Statue statuettes Figurines (2)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (2)
Gymnast or Gymnastic sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (2)
Humorous Witty Amusing Lighthearted Fun Jolly Whimsical Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue
Nude Garden Yard Outdoor Outside Sculptures Statues
Restful Sleeping Dozing Day Dreaming sculpture statue
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines
Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures
Happiness / Joy / Exuberance / Wild Pleasure sculpture
Wild Modern Contemporary Dance or Dancing sculpture
Earth Mother Gaia sculpture statue statuettes figurines
Angular Abstract Modern Contemporary sculpture statuary
ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitionsJohn Huggins's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2017 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2016 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2006 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2005 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2004 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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