With wide industrial experience including television, theatre, design and manufacturing, Vincent Gray MAcert MRSS, has worked alongside some notable names in the arts, engineering, military, and entertainment, both in the UK and Scandinavia. He is the sculptor of the life-size statue of John Keats in Eastgate Square, Chichester and Leonard Bernstein at St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester. He has been shortlisted to design a monument to Queen Elizabeth II for RMA Sandhurst.
Vincent’s interest in the human form stems from an early growth-spurt manifesting in an awareness of posture and physique as a result of his 6’6’’frame. This awareness informed his natural talent in drawing, painting and sculpture, inherited from his grandmother, a contemporary of Henry Moore. Drawing, he believes, lies at the root of all creative arts, and studies in the human form are essential to the demands of sculpture. As well as an acute awareness of balance, articulation and anatomy, he is also sensitive to the human condition. Whether representing emotion or dynamism, he is concerned only with capturing the spirit and essence of the subject.
Vincent has taught in a variety of institutions in both the UK and Scandinavia as well as providing private tuition for all abilities.