Royston artist’s work goes on display for birthday exhibition

Artist Paul Bainbridge showcasing his talents with a live sculpture of his son's girlfriend Jenny Su

Artist Paul Bainbridge showcasing his talents with a live sculpture of his son's girlfriend Jenny Suckling at the corn exchange in Royston. - Credit: Daniel Wilson

A MAJOR exhibition of work by a Royston sculptor is being held to coincide with his 70th birthday.

Work by Paul Bainbridge is going on show at The New Maynard Gallery in Welwyn Garden City.

Cumbrian born Paul, who was elected to membership of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1993, now lives in Royston,

A regular exhibitor in the town, he is also the man behind two life-size figures at the Welwyn Roman Baths. Other works can be seen at Potters Bar railway station, Glaxo Smith Kline, the East Herts Council Offices and the grounds of Egremont Castle in Cumbria.

He has also worked at Madame Tussauds, where he sculpted dozens of well-known figures including George Bush and Sir Anthony Hopkins.


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Mr Bainbridge remains passionate about art, and currently teaches sculpture on the Open Studies course at the University of Hertfordshire as well as working on private commissions.

The exhibition runs from July 19 to September 7. Open daily from 9am to 9pm at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City. Log on to www.newmaynardgallery.co.uk

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