Luke Perry (artist)

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Luke Perry
Luke Perry installing his Pit Head sculpture in Walsall Wood.
Born1983 (1983)[1]
EducationUniversity of Central England, Birmingham
Known forSculpture
Notable work
Industrial Heritage Monuments 2007-
MovementIndustrial Art

Luke Perry is an English artist known for his monumental sculptures most especially those celebrating the heritage of the Industrial Revolution, particularly in the Black Country. He is the director and chief artist of his non-profit company Industrial Heritage Stronghold.

After an early career in documentary film - winning a Bronze medal for short film at the London International Short Film Festival - he returned to the Black Country to establish Industrial Heritage Stronghold (IHS); a not for profit organisation which was to be a vehicle for the production of large-scale public artworks. He has won numerous awards to date including the Cultural Champions Award (Presented by the Minister for Culture Ed Vaisey MP) and Birmingham City University Alumni of the year. His more recent works can be viewed on [2] He began to receive national recognition in 2010 when he was a co-presenter of the Channel 4 television series Titanic:The Mission.[3]



  1. ^ "Luke makes great links for project". News release. Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. October 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Director And Chief Artist: Luke Perry". Industrial Heritage Stronghold. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Luke Perry". Titanic:The Mission. Channel 4 Television. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Sculptor's artwork is far from the pits". Express & Star. 23 May 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Walsall Wood monument to celebrate mining past". BBC News. 6 February 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Titanic production for Black Country monument maker". Halesowen News. 17 August 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  7. ^ "Channel 4 to air 'Titanic: The Mission' series filmed at Northern Ireland Science Park". NISP News. Northern Ireland Science Park. 17 August 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  8. ^ Hickman, Rachel (1 October 2010). "Hats Off to Tesco Tower". Halesowen News. Retrieved 21 January 2011.