Sean Hedges-Quinn

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Sean Hedges-Quinn
Sculptor Sean Hedges in Leicester 2nd February 2018.jpg
in 2018 as Alice Hawkins is installed
Nationality British
Known for Sculpture
Notable work Bronze statues
Movement Bronze Sculpture

Sean Hedges-Quinn is a British sculptor, animator,[1] and film model and prop-maker.[2]

Life[edit]

After graduating from the University of Hertfordshire, Hedges-Quinn worked in the film industry as a model-maker, prop-master and sculptor. His first role was as a prop-maker on The Borrowers in 1996 before he was taken on by Jim Henson's creature shop in London.[3] He has worked for films such as the 1997 version of Lost in Space, Reign of Fire, The Hours, V for Vendetta, Phantom of the Opera, 12 Monkeys and as senior prosthetic technician on Clash of the Titans. He has been commissioned to produce statues for several notable footballers including Bobby Robson,[4] Alf Ramsey,[5] Ted Bates,[6] Bob Stokoe,[7] and Nat Lofthouse.[8] He has also created statues of Dad's Army's Captain Mainwaring[9] and in 2018, a statue of the suffragette Alice Hawkins was unveiled in Leicester.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Hedges-Quinn works from a studio near Ipswich, Suffolk.[1]

Statue of Captain George Mainwaring, erected in Thetford in June 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Public Art in Ipswich". www.ipswich.gov.uk. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sean Hedges-Quinn - Sculptor". www.seanhedgesquinn.co.uk. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Suffolk sculptor Sean Hedges Quinn tells how he carved out his fascinating career in art, and in the film industry". Suffolk-GreatBritishLife.co.uk. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sir Bobby Robson statue unveiled". BBC News. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Staue of Sir Alf Ramsey unveiled Part 1". www.itfc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Second Ted Bates statue unveiled". BBC news. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Statue of club manager unveiled". BBC News. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  8. ^ http://www.thefa.com/england/News/2013/nat-lofthouse-statue-bolton-wanderers.aspx
  9. ^ "Statue of Captain Mainwaring Unveiled". Topnews.co.uk. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  10. ^ Martin, Dan (2018-02-03). "Watch 7ft statue of suffragette Alice Hawkins being installed". leicestermercury. Retrieved 2018-02-04. 

External links[edit]

Sean Hedges-Quinn on IMDb