Jane Robbins - Portrait & Figurative Sculptor
Before becoming a portrait & figurative sculptor, I grew up in a large show business family in Merseyside so I naturally progressed into working in theatre as a prop maker and scenic artist. After completing my training at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, I worked professionally for many years in theatre and television sculpting and painting sets from fake heads to polystyrene gargoyles. I later trained at Stafford Art College in traditional figurative sculpture. I continue to work occasionally in television prop and scene departments (recent projects include making props for BBC's In The Night Garden), however I now mostly specialise in portrait sculpture from my studio in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
I have been commissioned to sculpt famous names including The late gardener Percy Thrower, Linda McCartney, the cartoon character Andy Capp, The Queen Mother and Steeplejack Fred Dibnah and my smaller bronze limited edition bronzes are sold through a gallery in Shropshire and London.