Ian Rank-Broadley (Biographical details)

Ian Rank-Broadley (sculptor/medallist; British; Male; 1952)

Also known as

Rank-Broadley, Ian


Sculptor. FRBS; FSNAD. Born Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. Studied at Epsom School of Art (1970-74); Slade School of Fine art , University College London (1974-76); on a Boise Scholarship, studied in Rome and visited Naples, Florence, Venice & Paris (1976-77); Visiting lecturer in Life studies, Heatherley School of Art, London (1982); elected Fellow of the Society of Numismatic Artists & Designers (1990); elected Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (1994) (ARBS 1989); elected to the Art Workers Guild (1995); made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths' (1996); granted Freedom of the City of London.
Awards include: major Award in Sculpture from the British Institution Fund, Royal Academy of Arts, London (1973); prize for bronze maquette for Dante's Gates of Hell XI Biennale, Dantesca, Ravenna Italy (1996); winner of Royal Mint competition for the new effigy of HM Queen for use on the United Kingdom & Commonwealth coinage from 1998 (1997); winner of Royal Mint competition for the Queen Mother Centennial Crown (1998); First Prize Craftsmanship & Design Awards (modelling) Goldsmiths' Craft Design Council (2000); winner of Royal Mint competition for effigy of HM Queen for Golden Jubilee crown & medal (2001); Coin effigy of HM Queen to be used by British Hallmarking Council for Golden Jubilee Hallmark (2002).