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Graham High BA (Hons), MRBS

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Sculptor Graham High BA (Hons), MRBS
Graham High

About Graham High

A remarkable man whose work is better known than he is, haveing prodused the models and animatronics for practically every film. from 101 Dalmations, Babe, Aliens and The English Patient, to the latest Harry Potter film. His work is in musuems in London, Swindon, Riga, Halifax, Ohio, and Taiwan, and private collections in Britain, USA, Switzerland, France, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Russia, Australia and Kenya.

Exhibition History of Graham High

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Nicholson Gallery, Gresham’s School, Holt, Norfolk
2007 a&agallery, Richmond, Surrey
2002 Osterley House Gallery, West London,
1997 Museo Municipale de Ourense, Galicia, Spain.
1994 Small Mansion Arts Centre, Gunnersbury Park, London W3
1994 Ramsgate Art Gallery, Ramsgate, Kent
1992 Yorkshire Museum, York
1992 The Russian Centre, Cricklewood, London NW2
1991 Lowestoft College Gallery, Suffolk
1991 Stockport Art Gallery, Stockport, Lancashire
1991 Eagle Works Gallery, Wolverhampton
1990 Latvian Museum of Modern Art, Riga Castle, Riga, Latvia
1990 Hexagon Gallery, Hexagon Art Centre, Reading, Berkshire
1990 Museo Barjola, Gijon, Spain. (Gijon Film Festival)
1990 Link Arts Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire
1990 Holmfirth Art Gallery, Holmfirth, Yorkshire
1989 Argile Gallery, Portobello, London W11
1989 Sebastopol District Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia
1989 University of Surrey Gallery, Guildford, Surrey
1989 Ramsgate Art Gallery, Ramsgate, Kent
1989 Maidstone Art Gallery, Maidstone, Kent
1987 Waterman`s Art Gallery, Brentford, West London
1987 University of Leeds Gallery, Leeds, Yorkshire
1985 Studio Gallery, Bond Street, Ealing, London W13

Group Shows

2007 RIVERSIDE ARTISTS SHOW, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
2007 SWAA (wildlife) exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2003 HAIKU AND GLASS TOURING SHOW - Bowes Museum; Glass Art Gallery, Leather market, London; St. Helens Glass Gallery; The Customs house, South Shields
2003 VIVARTIS SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, Whitley, Surrey
2003 POLESDEN LACEY SCULPTURE TRAIL
2003 BORDE HILL SCULPTURE TRAIL
2003 OXFORD ARTISTS GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBITION
2002 DENBIES GALLERY, Dorking, Surrey
2002 SAVILL GARDENS SCULPTURE TRAIL, Sunningdale, Berks.
2002 VIVARTIS SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, Whitley
2002 ART PARKS GALLERY, GUERNSEY
2002 ART WEST: START GALLERY, FULHAM
2002 AFFORDABLE ART SHOW, LONDON
2002 NATIONAL JUBILEE SCULPTURE FESTIVAL
2001 ROYAL SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS WINTER EXHIBITION
2001 VIVARTIS SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, King Edwards School, Witley.
2001 ROYAL SOC. OF BR. SCULPTORS SUMMER SHOW, South Kensington
2001 WISLEY R.H.S. GARDEN, Guildford, Surrey
2001 SAVILL GARDEN SCULPTURE PARK, Sunningdale, Berkshire
2001 ROFFEY PARK BUSINESS CENTRE, Haywards Heath, Sussex
2000-7 SAUSMAREZ SCULPTURE PARK, Guernsey
1999 "NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND" Dostoevsky foundation, St Petersburg, Russia.
1999 "LORD RODNEY`S HEAD".Group show, Whitechapel, London.
1998 3D GALLERY, 13 Perry Road, Bristol.
1998 MEDWAY OPEN. Chatham R.E. Museum and Gillingham Library.
1997 BOUNDARIES OF LANDSCAPE ART, Small Mansion Art Centre, London W3
1996 MUSEO MUNICIPAL DE ORENSE, Orense, Galicia, Spain. RAG show.
1996 LOGOS GALLERY, Summer show, 20 Barter Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A
1995 LAMONT GALLERY, "Endangered Wildlife". 65 Roman Road, Bethnal Green
1995 FULHAM PALACE, West London Visual Arts Festival
1995 LOGOS GALLERY, Summer show, 20 Barter Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A
1995 SAGES PADDOCK, Summer exhibition, Chew Stoke, Bristol
1994 "HARD SPACE" West London Sculpture Open, Watermans Art Centre, Brentford
1994 ART KONTACT INT. EXH. Petrozavodsk Museum, Karelia Republic, Russia
1994-07 THE CHATTON GALLERY (represented) Church house, Northumberland
1994 RIVERSIDE ARTISTS GROUP SHOW, Watermans and Mansion Galleries
1994 GALERIA DE ARTE, Ansoar, Chantada, Spain
1993 `WORK IN PLACE` Orleans House, Stables Gallery, Twickenham
1993 `WESTERN EXPOSURE`, West London Open, Riverside Studios, SW7
1993 Riverside Artists`Group SHOW IN SPAIN, Liceo Arts Centre, Orense, Galicia Casa de Cultura, Chantada, Lugo Museo del Colegio, Monforte de Lemos
1992 `SEX ART` Pullet X open, Camden, NW1
1992 `A RETURN TO THE HUMAN FIGURE` Art Themes Gallery, SW15
1992 NOTTING HILL OPEN, 180 Gallery, Westbourne Grove
1992 `BY INVITATION` group show, Ramsgate Gallery, Kent
1992 3D GALLERY, Bristol
1992 PHOENIX GALLERY, Highgate
1992 RAG GROUP SHOW, Maidstone Library Gallery, Kent – Curator G. High
1992 12 X 12 X 19, Group show, 181 Gallery, Hammersmith
1991 EAST AFRICAN WILDLIFE EXHIBITION, Nairobi, Kenya
1990 `THE GREAT OUTDOORS` 3D Gallery, Bristol
1990 `GREEN PIECES` Fouts and Fowler Gallery, London W1
1990 `EROTIC ART` Holmfirth Art Gallery, Yorkshire
1990 `ARTISTS WITH A CAMERA`, 181 Gallery, Hammersmith
1989 `CENTRE OF THE CIRCLE` Metro Rochdale Art Gallery, Lancashire
1989 ROYAL PARADE GALLERY, Blackheath
1988 CAFE GALLERY OPEN Southwark Park, Bermondsey
1988 `CAPTIVITY AND CONSERVATION`, Hay`s Galleria, South Bank, SE3
1988 CHRISTMAS OPEN, Diorama Gallery, Regents Park, London
1988 `MODERN MINIATURES`, Hepsibah Gallery, London W6
1988 ARTSEEN-USSR TOURING EXHIBITION. 30 London Artists Moscow Union of Artists Gallery,
Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Central Exhibition Hall, Penza, Russia. Novisibirsk, Siberia.

Biography / CV of Graham High

Born in 1948 in West London.

Education : 1969 - 73 Leeds University
1973 - 74 Leeds University

Occupations : 1966 - 69 Executive Officer in Board of Trade - various posts. During this time painting and sculpting in free time up to university.

1974 - 75 Free lance painter. Various small exhibitions up to 1977
1975 - 83 Employed at Madel-making and Taxidermy Department of the Natural History Museum, rising to Chief Model-Maker in 1980

During this period also working of TV and Film projects, sometimes on sabbatical leave. Painting and sculpture continue but no solo exhibitions after 1977 up to 1985. 1983-present. Full time work as director of own company serving the feature film industry as animatronic model-maker. Alongside film work exhibiting regularly in group and one person shows of painting and sculpture. In 1994 elected as member of the Roayl Society of British Sculptors.

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Graham High

Private collections in Britain, USA, Switzerland, France, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Russia, Australia and Kenya.

Public Works of Graham High

Leed University, Swindon Urban Council, British Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art, Riga, Latvia, Museum of Childhood, Halifax, Museuam of Ohio USA, Museum of Natural Sciences,

Qualifications / Education of Graham High

1969-73 Leeds University BA Hons Fine Art
1973-74 Leeds University M. Phil (uncompleted)

Publications / Media / Bibliography of Graham High

POETRY- Ravens of Unresting Thought 1975
Attempts of Love 1977
No Turning Back 1986

Art - RAG-USSR Catalogue for Riverside Artists Group

Tape - RAG-USSR U-matic videotape, filmed and edited G. High

Teaching Experience

A wide variety of by-invitation lectures to Colleges on art, exhibition work and film-making.

Price Range of Work

Graham High's work has a price range of around £2,000

Mediums utilised

Graham High's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Graham High's work is found in the following categories on site:
Rhino and Rhinoceros Hippo and Hippopotamus sculpture statue statuette
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures
Animals in General Sculptures Statues
Pet and Animal Portrait Custom or Bespoke or Commission Commemorative or Memoriaql sculpture statue
Endangered Animal Species Sculptures
African Animal and Wildlife Sculptures
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