Guy Portelli RBA FRBS

Artist Gallery


Qualifications & Awards

Diploma in Interior Design
Diploma 3-D Sculpture & Design
Elected as a member Royal Society of British Sculptors -1998
Elected as a council member Royal Society of British Sculptors - 2000
Elected as a member Royal Society of British Artists - 2002
Elizabeth Frink School Award - 2002
Scott Goodman Harris Award - 2003
Elected as Council member Royal Society British Artists - 2003
Elected as a Trustee of The Robert Bowman Trust, promoting Sculpture for Children in Schools - 2004
UBS Sculpture Award - 2005
Elected as a Director of The Federation of British Artists - 2005
Elected as a Fellow of Royal Society of British Sculptors -2006
NADFAS London Sculpture Award for "Excess" May 2008
Elected Vice President of The Royal Society of British Artists - 2011

Commissions

Life Size Masai Warrior for the Commonwealth Institute, London - 1983
Greek Goddesses for London Pavillion, Piccadilly Circus, London - 1987
Fountain at Opera Terrace, Covent Garden, London - 1987
Sculpture̛̛s for Townswomen̛̛s Guild, Chelsea Flower Show, London - 1990
5 metre sculpture in Stone of Sir Roland Hill, Shewsbury - 1991
Eagle Gates, Guernsey - 1997
Sculptures for the Trafford Centre, Manchester - 1998
Sainsbury̛̛s Lavender Plant , 6 metres, Bronze and Mosaic, London - 1999
Palio Horses for Sienna Building, Hatton Garden, London - 1999
Design for Pantene Award, 2000
Group Captain Townsend Sculpture for West Malling Airfield, Kent - 2002
Acrobats for Tadworth Children̛̛s Trust Hospital, Surrey - 2002
Ringo Starr̛̛s Love & Peace Sculpture - 2002
Reaching Out Sculpture for West Middlesex Hospital, London - 2003
Dreamcatcher for Hillview School, Tonbridge, Kent - 2005
Sculpture & Paintings, Patisserie Valerie, Spitalfields, London - 2005
Children̛̛s Sculpture for Tadworth Children̛̛s Trust Hospital, Surrey - 2006

Selected Group & Solo Exhibitions

Mall Galleries - 1985
HeverCastle, Edenbridge, Kent - 1987
St Julian̛̛s Country Club, Sevenoaks, Kent - 1989
Chelsea Flower Show, London - 1990
Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - 1991
Havelet Court, Guernsey - 1996
SausmarezManor Sculpture Park, Guernsey - 1997onwards
Battersea Art Fair, London - 2000
ManchesterArt House - 2000- 2005
Royal Society of British Sculptors, London - 2000
Shrine, Exhibition with Andrew Logan, London - 2000
Royal British Artists, Mall Galleries, London 2000 - 2006
ManchesterArt House with 5 RBS Members - 2001
Chequer Mead Gallery, East Grinstead, Sussex - 2001
Art 2002 with Phillips Contemporary, London - 2002
Affordable Art Fair, London & New York - 2002
Platform for Art, Gloucester Road Tube Station London - 2002/3
Art London, London 2003, 4, 5, 6
Synergy, Group Exhibition with UBS Bank, London - 2003
ChichesterFestival 2004, 5, 7
Robert Bowman Gallery, London & USA - 2004/5/6/7
Fusion Gallery, Altea, Spain - 2005/6/7
Magnolia Tree Gallery, Guernsey - 2006/7
A & K Wilson at Shepherd̛̛s Market - 2005/6
Robert Bowman Modern - 2006/7
Islington Art Fair 2007 with Robert Bowman Modern
A & K Wilson One Man Show of Paintings & Sculpture 2007
Penman Fairs with Artropolis 2007
Affordable Art Fair with Karen Taylor Contemporary Oct 2007
The Russell Gallery, Christmas 2007
Karen Taylor Contemporary - RBA mixed show April 2008
RBA Show - Mall Galleries - May 2008
A & K Wilson One Man Show Paintings & Sculpture Sept 2008
Heart Throb at the Mall Galleries 2009
Exhibiting with Gallery Different, London - 2011 / 2012

Publications

Modern British Sculpture - Published by Schiffer Publishing December 2004,
Distributed in Europe by Bushwood Books Ltd. www.bushwoodbooks.co.uk

TV Appearances

Art Beat - May 1987
Coast to Coast - June 1987
LondonPlus, BBC1 - July 1987
Meridian News - November 1987
Crème de la Creme, Channel 4 - 2000
Saving Lullingstone Castle, BBC 2 - 2006/7
Dragons Den Series 6 August/Sept 2008