Gilbert Whyman

Gilbert Whyman



Qualified in Architecture at Manchester University, studied sculpture at Kensington & Chelsea, and metal sculpture at Morley College and South Thames College. And PGCE from Canterbury Christ Church University. Teaches part time at Heatherley’s School of Fine Art , Richmond Adult Education College and The Art Academy.

Works in clay, welded steel, terracotta and recycled materials.

Early retirement from architecture has enabled more time to be devoted to a lifelong and increasing passion for sculpture and life drawing.

Happy to discuss Portrait Head Commissions.

Member of Royal British Society of Sculptors, Chelsea Art Society, Surrey Sculpture Society and Art Workers Guild.

He has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Society of Portrait Sculptors, Cork Street, Borde Hill Sculptural Art in the Garden V&A (Inspired by exhibition), Chelsea Art Society, Park Walk Sculpture Studios, Chelsea, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, Art on the Hill, Royal Hospital Putney, Putney Open Studio and Wisley

Gilbert's work in private collections in UK, New York, and Australia


Royal British Society of Sculptors
Art Workers Guild
Surrey Sculpture Society

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Gilbert has a welded steel Sculpture Portrait Head (shown below) included in this year's Society of Portrait Sculptors Annual Exhibition at Sladmore Contemporary, 32 Bruton Place London W1. Which runs from 12th - 17th May 2014.

If you are anywhere near during that week, do please drop in to view the exhibition.


Welded metal horse   Brigitte   Gravy boat bird, stainless steel   Metal Pig

Head of Gilda   Spanner dancers welded steel   Full Size Horse from Bottle tops   Welded steel - self portrait

© Gilbert Whyman