Greenwich University: mermaid sculpture sited at the Averyhill Campus, Eltham

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Willy Wonka

Figure based on Roald Dahl character from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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The Mission

The making 

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Indian Rhino

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The Gossip

Bronze: Edition of 12 (P.O.A.)
Bronze Resin: Edition of 12 (SOLD OUT)

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African Rhino

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Full Metal Jacket

Head produced for the special effects sequence for the film.

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Catch Me If You Can!

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Prosthetic Mermaid tail produced for beer commercial: prosthesis constructed over mono-fin for underwater filming.

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The Ancient Herbivore

This shackled rhinoceros is a reflection of the creature’s biggest threat to survival, that of mankind. The piece was influenced by Coleridge’s famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a bizarre and unsettling narrative full of fantastical imagery and magic that in part questions the morality of man’s attitude towards animals. The poem tells us that all God’s creatures deserve mutual respect and here, The Ancient Herbivore represents a warning, inviting the viewer to question their own prejudices and presumptions. The saddle may be seen as a reference to one of the species closest living relatives, the horse. This animal however is without its rider; he is chained with the saddle on his head, and in a way turning our preconceptions of the animal on their head.  Unlike the traditional almost-domesticated festival elephants often seen in chains, here those of The Ancient Herbivore symbolise its near extinction. The rhinoceros dates back to pre-historic times, roaming the earth for around 50 million years. Then they were woollier, and probably ironically without their horn, the very thing that nowadays is contribute to their near extinction. These magnificent land mammals, which have always played a critical part towards the ecosystem, have a tremendous impact on the structure of their environment.


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R.G. Dun

Founder Member of Dun & Bradstreet – the world’s leading provider of commercial business intelligence, UK Headquarters

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Art Installation

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