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Charles Hadcock

Charles Hadcock's sculptures reflect his interest in geology, engineering & mathematics,enriched by references to music & poetry.

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Charles Hadcock is a role model for the creative industries.

Charles Hadcock studied fine art at Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology (1984-87) and at the Royal College of Art, London (1987-89), MA specialising in sculpture. He was the recipient of the Queens Award for Enterprise promotion in 2007 and made a Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors in 2008.

He established his first studio in Bermondsey, London in 1989, working there until his sculpture outgrew the space and in 1999 he moved to Lancashire, His industrial unit covers the practical considerations of the overhead cranes, fork lifts and machines which are necessary to work on a variety of pieces concurrently.

Hadcock’s entrepreneurial skills combined with consistent sales have enabled him to support his career.

His first solo exhibition was in London in 1991. Subsequent solo shows include the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 2009, Jubilee Park, Canary Wharf in 2011, and 60 Threadneedle Street, London in 2014. Numerous group exhibitions include ‘Bronze’ Holland Park, London 2000; the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in 2009; ‘Abstract and Nature’ Hatfield House, Hertfordshire 2010; and Sotheby’s ‘Beyond Limits’ at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire in 2011.

Hadcock’s work is in collections including Canary Wharf Group PLC; Delancey; Clyde and Co; Artemis; Brighton Council; Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; St James Homes Limited; Sculpture at Goodwood; Scottish Widows; Barratt Homes Ltd; and Chateaux Smith Haut Lafitte.

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