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Richard Rome - London, England

Richard Rome is a british artist who graduated from St. Albans School of Art and completed post-graduate work at Chelsea School of Art in 1966.

He has taught at Walthamstow, Brighton, Canterbury and Wimbledon schools of art, and most recently for seventeen years at the Royal College of Art; from which he retired in 2008.

Rome's work has led to to awards and accolades,which include being made honorary fellow of the Royal College of Art, and fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.

His knowledge and experience in bronze casting led him to casting in iron, at the iron casting workshops held at the Ironbridge Open Air Museum of Steel Sculpture in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, UK, from 2005 to 2009.

In 2003 Robert Hale published a comprehensive text book by Rome on bronze casting, fine art metal casting, a comprehensive guide to mould making and lost wax processes.

And in 2011 Lund Humphries published a monograph on his sculpture by Martin Holman.

He lives and works in London and also has a studio in Kent.