Anthony Smith is a wildlife and portrait sculptor whose work can be found in public and private collections around the world. His limited edition bronze sculptures are based upon direct observations of animals in the wild.
October 2014 – Anthony is delighted to hear that his statue of Alfred Russel Wallace has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture’.
September 2014 – A new ‘Coins and Medals’ gallery can now be found under the ‘Sculptures’ menu above.
July 2014 – Anthony’s newly designed ‘Clementi Medal for Economics’ has been presented for the first time by Sir David Clementi at Winchester College.
June 2014 – Anthony has been commissioned to create a bronze portrait bust for the National Botanic Garden of Wales.
June 2014 – The new ‘Guinea £2 coin’, designed and sculpted by Anthony, is now in circulation the United Kingdom.
May 2014 – Two new sculptures from Anthony’s South Georgia Series have been added to the ‘Pre-cast Work’ gallery, found under the ‘Sculptures’ heading above. Images of the finished bronze sculptures will be added as soon as they are complete.
April 2014 – A campaign has been launched by the National University of Singapore for a second casting of Anthony’s Alfred Russel Wallace statue to be commissioned for a new Natural History Museum in Singapore.
March 2014 – The Kenneth Clark Prize medal, designed and sculpted by Anthony, has been added to the British Museum’s national collection of coins and medals.
January 2014 – Anthony has returned from his role as Artist In Residence on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Under the sponsorship of the South Georgia Heritage Trust Anthony spent two-months living at the old whaling station of Grytviken, taking photos, sketching, painting and developing designs for a new series of sculptures. Thanks to the generosity of the Abercrombie & Kent travel company, Anthony was also able to visit the Antarctic Peninsula, and his experiences there will also be forming a substantial part of his upcoming work. If you would like to be kept informed about the artwork which results from these travels simply send Anthony an email via the Contact page. (Sculptures from this upcoming series will be added to the ‘Pre-cast Work’ gallery as they are completed; photos from Anthony’s residency can be seen here).