B. 1957, South Africa.Guy Portelli is a Contemporary Sculptor and elected member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors.
Guy’s early career as a sculptor begun at BBC TV in the special effects dept before setting up own studio in 1981, producing sculptures for the advertising market. In 2005 he authored ‘Modern British Sculpture’ a comprehensive study of modern sculpture developments in Great Britain. In 2008, featured on BBC TVs Dragon’s Den, and secured backing to develop the ‘Pop Icon’ collection, since then there have been several updates showing the progress of the works.
Qualifications and Awards:
Elected as member Royal Society of British Sculptors – 1998
Elected as Council member for The Royal Society of British Sculptors – 2000
Elected as a member of the Royal Society of British Artists – 2002
Elisabeth Frink School Award – 2002
Scott Goodman Harris Award – 2003
Elected as a Council member for The Royal Society of British Artists – 2003
UBS Sculpture Award – 2005
Diploma in Interior Design
Diploma 3-D Sculpture & Design