John Atkin   


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John Atkin, Gyroid Head


John Atkin
Gyroid Head

Sculpturesite Gallery
John Atkin, Head of JKA


John Atkin
Head of JKA

Sculpturesite Gallery
John Atkin, Whorlton Lido


John Atkin
Whorlton Lido
Sculpturesite Gallery
John Atkin, North Hush


John Atkin
North Hush
Sculpturesite Gallery

1982 - 1985   Royal College of Art, London, MA in Sculpture. Recipient of Henry Moore Scholarship
1985 - 1986   Picker Fellowship in Sculpture, Kingston University, London, UK
1987   Grizedale Society Fellowship, Cumbria, UK
1988 - 1989   Australia Council & British Council Major Award, Victoria College, Melbourne, Australia. Lecture Tour to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth, Australia.
1997 - 2000   Tutor, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2000 - 2006   Programme Leader in Sculpture, Loughborough University, UK
2006   Loughborough University, Study Leave Award
2006 - 2007   Director of Research, School of the Arts, Loughborough University, UK
2007   Landscape Institute Award, Urban Design and Street Furniture, London, UK
2007   Olympic Landscape Sculpture Designs Contest for 2008, Outstanding Award, The Organizing Committee of 2008 Olympic Landscape Sculpture Designs Contest, Beijing, China
2007   Royal British Society of Sculptors, Rootstein Hopkins Sabbatical Leave Award – Elected Fellow 2007-2008 (Peer Assessment)
2008   Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture – Honor Certificate
2008   Outstanding Award, Chinese Sculpture Institute
2008   Sculpturesite Award, Public Art and the Public Realm, San Francisco, CA
2008 - 2009   Rootstein Hopkins Sabbatical Award, Drawing, UK
2009   Elected Fellow, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK
2009   Elected Member – The Academy of Urbanism
2009   Trustee and Committee Member – Royal Society of British Sculptors
2009   Marshalls Award for Public Realm, Ashford, UK
2009   Highly Commended – Local Landscape Planning Award, Landscape Institute Awards
2009   Winner – Best Public Realm category, Sustain Magazine Awards
2009   Highly Commended – Urban Design category, The IHT Awards
2009   Highly Commended – The Rouse Kent Public Art Award
2009   Winner – Local Authority Regeneration Team of the Year; Highly Commended – Award for the Best Designed Regeneration Development, The Regeneration and Renewal Awards
2009   The RTPI Planning Awards, short-listed for National and Regional Awards
2009   Winner – Innovation category, The ICE 2009 Engineering Awards (The Brassey Award)
2009   The Brithish Construction Industry Awards, short-listed for Better Building Award
2009   Winner – Street Design category, The LGN Street Design Awards
2009   Winner – Worshipful Company of Paviours
2009   Ashford Borough Council Building Design Awards, short-listed for Public Realm
2010   Elected Member, Academy of Urbanism, London, UK
2010   Winner – Ringing the Changes, The RTPI Planning Awards, Ashford, UK
2011   Honorary Fellow, Academy of Sculpture, Beijing, China
2011   Honorary Fellowship, National Academy of Sculpture, Beijing, China
2011   Nanjing Youth Olympic Game Sculpture Planning Committee, Nanjing, China
2006 - 2012   Reader in Fine Art, School of the Arts, Loughborough University, UK
2010 - 2012   Committee Member, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK
2011 - 2013   China-Eu Union and the Emperor Qin’s Warriors, touring Exhibition: Shaanxi Provincial Art Museum, Xian, China; Shandong Province Art Museum, Jinan, China; Urumqi Art Museum, Urumqi, China; Fujian Art Museum, Fuzhou City, China; Ningbo Art Museum, Ningbo, China; Heilongjiang Art Museum, Harbin City, China; Changshu Art Museum, Jiangsu, China
2012   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2012
HEADS UP! The Human Head Interpreted by 7 Sculptors, a new leaf gallery | sculpturesite, Sonoma, CA
The Art of Sport, Guildford Cathedral, Surrey, London, UK
Precious Light - City of God with Dave Mach, Galway Arts Centre, Ireland
Creative Cities, Two-City Exhibition, The Barbican Arts Centre, London, UK/Beijing, China
2011   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2011
Precious Light – City of God, Edinburgh City Art Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Blue Symphony, NanDaiHe, Beijing, China
The 3rd China Changchun, World Sculpture Symposium Exhibition, Changchun, China
Qu Art, UK representative, Belgium
2010   FADA LA Art Fair, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2008
The Big Idea, Albemarle Gallery, London, UK
Hard Bop – Film Preview, Lush Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2007
The Imagined and the Real, Cartwright Hall, Lister Hall, Bradford, UK
Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, Australia
2006   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2006
Drawings and Sculptures, The Salon Gallery, RBS, London, UK
Cass Sculpture Foundation, The London Information Centre and Gallery, London, UK
2005   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2005
The Affordable Art Fair, SOHO Galleries, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia
Vernissage, Sculpturesite, San Francisco, CA
2004   John Atkin Exhibitions in 2004
From Another Dimension – Works on Paper by Sculptors, Department of Prints and Drawings, New Orleans Museum of Modern Art, New Orleans, LA
American and International Permanent Collection Exhibition, New Orleans Museum of Modern Art, New Orleans, LA
Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, Australia
EMAAR, Burgh Dubai, U.A.E.