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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

James Salisbury (b. 1963)

Sculptor, letterer and teacher. He studied at the City and Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, and, for 20 years, taught lettering on its architectural carving course. Before setting up his own workshop in 1992, he served an apprenticeship with Richard Kindersley and worked as an assistant to Ralph Beyer and Sally Bower. His favoured materials are Cornish Delabole and Cumbrian green slates. He has received commissions both in the UK and in Karachi, Johannesburg and Moscow. Salisbury is listed on the Lettering Arts Trust register.

Principal source: information from the artist.

Bibliography: T. Cavanagh, Public Sculpture of Kensington and Chelsea with Westminster South-West, Watford, 2023, pp. 64–66; T. Cavanagh, Public Sculpture of South London, Liverpool, 2007, pp. 151–53; The Lettering Arts Trust – James Salisbury.

Terry Cavanagh November 2022