Sculpturesite Gallery

John Atkin

gyroid head by john atkin

John Atkin

Gyroid Head, 2012

head of jka by john atkin

John Atkin

Head of JKA, 2011

north hush by john atkin

John Atkin

North Hush

whorlton lido by john atkin

John Atkin

Whorlton Lido



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
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 - 2007
Director of Research, School of the Arts, Loughborough University, UK
2006 - 2012
Reader in Fine Art, School of the Arts, Loughborough University, UK
Loughborough University, Study Leave Award
Landscape Institute Award, Urban Design and Street Furniture, London, UK


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 - 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
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
FADA LA Art Fair, with Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
John Atkin Exhibitions in 2008
The Big Idea, Albemarle Gallery, London, UK
Hard Bop – Film Preview, Lush Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA
John Atkin Exhibitions in 2007
The Imagined and the Real, Cartwright Hall, Lister Hall, Bradford, UK
Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, Australia
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
John Atkin Exhibitions in 2005
The Affordable Art Fair, SOHO Galleries, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia
Vernissage, Sculpturesite, San Francisco, CA
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.