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Alan Lamb is a representational sculptor working in stone, wood, terracotta, bronze and steel, with a particular interest in creating site specific, accessible work that stimulates people’s awareness of their heritage, location and environment. Very high level sculptural and constructional craft skills, a lateral imagination, a passion for research, and an enthusiasm for people, are combined with an ability to manage complex sculptural projects sometimes involving large interdisciplinary teams. For the past 10 years Alan has been Head of Carving at City & Guilds of London Art School, responsible for the UK’s leading graduate and postgraduate courses in stone carving and wood carving. He has recently left this post to concentrate on public and private commissions. Since 2006 he has been master carver on the “Virtue’s Angels” project at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, working closely with their Sculpture Advisory Group and a team of young sculptors to design and produce over thirty new works for the chapel Alan was recently commissioned to design and produce the sculptural work on the Royal Barge for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee River Pageant. Other clients include - The National Trust, Historic Royal Palaces, the Corporation of London, the V&A, and individuals as diverse as Lord Leicester and Mick Jagger Media Coverage Alan and his work have received extensive media coverage, including appearances on BBC 2’s Culture Show with Andrew Graham Dixon, and as Rodin in BBC2’s Private Life of a Masterpiece series. Click on the links below right.
“Visiting the studio to find mountains of clay being transformed into river gods, trophies, cornucopiae and bouquets of shells was the nearest anyone today could come to witnessing the studio of a great baroque sculptor such as Bernini at full tilt.” Jonathan Marsden Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of The Queen’s Works of Art. 
BBC Royal Barge Interview BBC The Culture Show Rodin - Private Life of a Masterpiece The Royal Barge June 2012


Several of Alan’s magnificent  gilded sculptures from the Royal Barge have been acquired by the Museum London. They will be on permanent display from June 2013
January 2013. One of the Royal Barge Sculptures, moved to its new home at the Museum of London.