de Tracy Kelly
has over 30 years experience as a sculptor, with
approaching 25 works listed in the National Portrait
Gallery Register of Contemporary Artists.
For two years, she was assistant to Felix de Weldon,
one of the USA's foremost sculptors, and famous
for his US Marine Corps Memorial at the Arlington
works have been regularly exhibited both sides
of the Atlantic, and she has mounted a series
of "one man" exhibitions
over the years.
and figure sculptures in bronze
and bronze resin include famous sitters in the
United States and Europe.
In the United States, she created a bust of the
former CEO of ALCOA in Pittsburgh and the Fischer
Museum on the Hudson River in Manhattan, New York.
In the UK, her works include studies of Princess
Diana, Thomas More and Twiggy. She is currently
working on a portrait commission of H.R.H. The
Duke of Edinburgh.
It has been said of her that her strength lies
in the fact that she is extraordinarily sensitive
to her sitter's character, as well as their physical
likeness; she captures an internal strength within
her figure and bust studies which breathe life
and expression into her pieces.
most of her work is undertaken in live studies,
she is also able to produce busts from good photographs,
either as surprise gifts or as commemorative studies
an established artist, Rosamund is anxious to
pass her skills and experience to "up and
coming" sculptors and organises courses
and workshops for this purpose.