Guy Portelli RBA
Member

Biographical Details:

Qualifications & Awards

Diploma in Interior Design
Diploma 3-D Sculpture & Design
Elected as a member Royal Society of British Sculptors -1998
Elected as a council member Royal Society of British Sculptors – 2000
Elected as a member Royal Society of British Artists – 2002
Elizabeth Frink School Award – 2002
Scott Goodman Harris Award – 2003
Elected as Council member Royal Society British Artists – 2003
Elected as a Trustee of The Robert Bowman Trust, promoting Sculpture for Children in Schools – 2004
UBS Sculpture Award – 2005
Elected as a Director of The Federation of British Artists – 2005
Elected as a Fellow of Royal Society of British Sculptors -2006
NADFAS London Sculpture Award for “Excess” May 2008
Elected Vice President of The Royal Society of British Artists – 2011

Commissions

Life Size Masai Warrior for the Commonwealth Institute, London – 1983
Greek Goddesses for London Pavillion, Piccadilly Circus, London – 1987
Fountain at Opera Terrace, Covent Garden, London – 1987
Sculpture̛̛s for Townswomen̛̛s Guild, Chelsea Flower Show, London – 1990
5 metre sculpture in Stone of Sir Roland Hill, Shewsbury – 1991
Eagle Gates, Guernsey – 1997
Sculptures for the Trafford Centre, Manchester – 1998
Sainsbury̛̛s Lavender Plant , 6 metres, Bronze and Mosaic, London – 1999
Palio Horses for Sienna Building, Hatton Garden, London – 1999
Design for Pantene Award, 2000
Group Captain Townsend Sculpture for West Malling Airfield, Kent – 2002
Acrobats for Tadworth Children̛̛s Trust Hospital, Surrey – 2002
Ringo Starr̛̛s Love & Peace Sculpture – 2002
Reaching Out Sculpture for West Middlesex Hospital, London – 2003
Dreamcatcher for Hillview School, Tonbridge, Kent – 2005
Sculpture & Paintings, Patisserie Valerie, Spitalfields, London – 2005
Children̛̛s Sculpture for Tadworth Children̛̛s Trust Hospital, Surrey – 2006

Selected Group & Solo Exhibitions

Mall Galleries – 1985
HeverCastle, Edenbridge, Kent – 1987
St Julian̛̛s Country Club, Sevenoaks, Kent – 1989
Chelsea Flower Show, London – 1990
Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent – 1991
Havelet Court, Guernsey – 1996
SausmarezManor Sculpture Park, Guernsey – 1997onwards
Battersea Art Fair, London – 2000
ManchesterArt House – 2000- 2005
Royal Society of British Sculptors, London – 2000
Shrine, Exhibition with Andrew Logan, London – 2000
Royal British Artists, Mall Galleries, London 2000 – 2006
ManchesterArt House with 5 RBS Members – 2001
Chequer Mead Gallery, East Grinstead, Sussex – 2001
Art 2002 with Phillips Contemporary, London – 2002
Affordable Art Fair, London & New York – 2002
Platform for Art, Gloucester Road Tube Station London – 2002/3
Art London, London 2003, 4, 5, 6
Synergy, Group Exhibition with UBS Bank, London – 2003
ChichesterFestival 2004, 5, 7
Robert Bowman Gallery, London & USA – 2004/5/6/7
Fusion Gallery, Altea, Spain – 2005/6/7
Magnolia Tree Gallery, Guernsey – 2006/7
A & K Wilson at Shepherd̛̛s Market – 2005/6
Robert Bowman Modern – 2006/7
Islington Art Fair 2007 with Robert Bowman Modern
A & K Wilson One Man Show of Paintings & Sculpture 2007
Penman Fairs with Artropolis 2007
Affordable Art Fair with Karen Taylor Contemporary Oct 2007
The Russell Gallery, Christmas 2007
Karen Taylor Contemporary – RBA mixed show April 2008
RBA Show – Mall Galleries – May 2008
A & K Wilson One Man Show Paintings & Sculpture Sept 2008
Heart Throb at the Mall Galleries 2009
Exhibiting with Gallery Different, London – 2011 / 2012

Publications

Modern British Sculpture – Published by Schiffer Publishing December 2004,
Distributed in Europe by Bushwood Books Ltd. www.bushwoodbooks.co.uk

TV Appearances

Art Beat – May 1987
Coast to Coast – June 1987
LondonPlus, BBC1 – July 1987
Meridian News – November 1987
Cr̬me de la Creme, Channel 4 Р2000
Saving Lullingstone Castle, BBC 2 – 2006/7
Dragons Den Series 6 August/Sept 2008


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