Curriculum Vitae

A brief summary of Gerald Laing's career to 2004.
1936Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1953-55Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
1955-60Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
1960-64St. Martin's School of Art, London
1964-69Lived and worked in New York
1965Artist in residence at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, Colorado
1969-70Rebuilt Kinkell Castle, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. Civic Trust Award
1970Established Tapestry Workshop at Kinkell Castle, which operated until 1974
1972Artist in Residence at the Aspen Centre for the Visual Arts, Colorado
1976-77Visiting Professor of Painting and Sculpture at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
1978Established bronze foundry at Kinkell Castle with assistance of the late George Mancini
1983-84Worked in Aspen, Colorado and Brixton, London
1986-87Taught sculpture at Columbia University, New York
1987-95Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland
2004Established the Gerald Laing Art Foundation to promote the understanding, appreciation and practice of public sculpture