Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
About Deirdre Nicholls
Born in Edinburgh & studied Sculpture at Winchester School of Art
Winchester School of Art BA Hons in Sculpture 1976
Most recent work: Nelson Mandela. Portrait bust in Bronze commissioned by Glasgow City Council and on display in the City Chambers. Also showing Robert Burns at the Burns Museum in Alloway. Recent commissions include Professor Sir Tim O'Shea, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh and Dr Frank Rushbrook CBE, also on show at the University of Edinburgh
Robert Burns at the Burns Museum Alloway. Nine portraits at Summerhall, Ai Weiwei portrait in cement exhibited at Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park in Argyll, on the West Coast of Scotland Summer 2012. Portrait is 1.5 x life size deep relief, modelled in clay and cast in cement. Surrounded by sunflowers, and bearing the word "Reflect", the piece was completed and submerged under water at the sculpture park at the time Ai Weiwei was released from house arrest.
Current work: private commission for posthumous portrait.