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Sculptor Ian Haggerty
Ian Haggerty

About Ian Haggerty

Ian only looks to nature for inspiration, he is a tradional Sculptor and revel in the smallest of detail of any subject he takes on.

Exhibition History of Ian Haggerty

2000 - World Miniature Expo Toronto, Canada
2001 - Miniature figures exhibition, Los Angeles
2002 - American Miniature Exhibition, Chicago
2002 - World Miniature Expo, Glasgow
2004 - "Erotic Exotic" Gold Coast, Queensland
2005 - "Swell" Currumbin Sculpture, Queensland
2005 - Gold Coast members exhibition
2006 - Winners sculpture division "International Miniature Art" Gold Coast Queensland
2006 - "Swell" Currumbin Sculpture, Queensland
2006 - "Exotic Erotic" Gold Coast, Queensland
2007 - "Oceania Australis" Anne Middleton Gallery, Mebourne
2009 - “Swell” Currumbin Sculpture Festival
2010 - Sculptors’ Society Gold Coast exhibition
2011 - "StreetSWELL" Currumbin Sculpture Festival

Biography / CV of Ian Haggerty

Born in Edinburgh, Military trained, Ian moved to Canada in 1993 where he studied at the Dundas Valley School of Art, in Ontario. He has won numberous awards and commissions across North America and Europe, and regards his sculptures of animals and nature as his specialty. Ian works predominantly in resin, clay polymer concrete and bronze. Ian is currently a resident of the Gold Coast, and has achieved a find local following for his sculptures.

Artist Statement of Ian Haggerty

I only look to nature as my inspriation, I am a tradtional Scuptor and revel in the smallest detail of any subject I take on. i love the work of the old masters and respect the toil and time spent on one sculpture, it is evident that quality only comes at a price, and generally that prive requires committed talent and the consummation of time as they go hand in hand. I do not believe that you can improve too much on the beauty of nature but one is able to enhance a moment in time by providing a different perspective to reality. If I was to live a hundred life times, I would not be able to fulfil my passion for the need to sculpt. I mostly enjoy sculpting people and animal interacting in a harmonious and coexistent setting.

I have progressed over the years from minute finger sized resin sculpted figurines to 3 metre high Concrete and Bronze and resin sculptures weighting over a tonne. This evolution and passion for detail has stood me in good stead for my recent works, and I really enjoy it when people can see that little extra effort in the work I portray.

Awards and Prizes of Ian Haggerty

2000 - Silver Medal at the World Expo, Toronto
2001 - Silver Medal at the Miniature figures exhbition, Los Angeles
2002 - Silver and Bronze medals at the American Miniature Exhibition, Chicago
2002 - Gold Medal World Miniature Expo, Glasgow
2004 - First prize "Erotic Exotic" Gold Coast, Queensland
2004 - First prize "Member Exhibition" Gold Coast Queensland
2006 - Winner Sculptures division "International Miniature Art" Gold Coast, Queensland
2006 - "Swell” Currumbin Sculpture Festival QLD
2006 - "Exotic - Erotic” Gold Coast Queensland
2007 - "Oceania Australis” Gallery, Melbourne
2009 - "Swell” Currumbin Sculpture Festival
2010 - `Sculptors’ Society Gold Coast exhibition
2011 - "StreetSWELL" Currumbin Sculpture Festival
2013 - SWELL Currumbin Sculpture Festival QLD

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Ian Haggerty

1998 - " Mud Rats" private Collector, Germany
2000 - "Ceasar Augustus" private collector, Canada
2000 - "Young Brenos" private collector, Canada
2001 - "Smoke Break" private collector, Canada
2002 - "Horny Devil" private collector, Canada
2003 - "Piggyback" private collector, Noosa
2004 - "Xtasy" private collector, Hawaii
2005 - "Sealed with a Kiss" private collector, Gold Coast
2007 - “Harmony” private collector Gold Coast
2008 - “Dads old Shoes’ Private Collector
2010 - “Early Rains” Stock Up For Hope Outback Charity
2010 - “Coffee Break” Stock up For Hope Outback Charity
2011 - Gen Y "A Night on the Tiles"
2011 - "She`ll be right" Bronze
2011 - "Take Ten" Bronze

Public Works of Ian Haggerty

2005 - Seal and Pup, Gold Coast City Council

2007 - Due to travel constraints on my time, I
decided to concentrate on private
commissions only.

2008 - Dads old shoes

Qualifications / Education of Ian Haggerty

Dundas Valley School of Art in Ontario

Price Range of Work

Ian Haggerty's work has a price range from £4,050 to £16,667

Mediums utilised

Ian Haggerty's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Ian Haggerty's work is found in the following categories on site:
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (3)
Pet and Animal Portrait Custom or Bespoke or Commission Commemorative or Memoriaql sculpture statue (3)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures (2)
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines (2)
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue (2)
Aquatic Sculptures Fish / Shells / Sharks / Seals / Corals / Seaweed
Horse Sculpture / Equines Race Horses Pack HorseCart Horses Plough Horsess
Nudes, Female Sculptures
Stylised Heads / Busts Sculptures
Nude sculpture statue statuette Figurine Ornament
Human Figurative Sculptures
Animals in General Sculptures Statues
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture
Badger, Otter, Beaver, Weasel, Stoat, Pine Martin, Wombat Sculptures
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Dolphins, Whales, Porpoises, Seals, Sculptures
Outsize, Very Big, Extra Large and Massive Sculptures
Horse and Rider / Jockey Sculpture / Equestrian Sculptures
Historical Character Statues / Sculptures
Military, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines Airmen and Military Equipment
Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures
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