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Christine specialises in
figurative sculptures and
portaiture, creating short-run
limited editions and
individual pieces to
private or public commission.
News and Events
Christine won two awards for her sculptures at the recent annual exhibition held at Guildford House Gallery, Surrey. (October-November 2013) 'Watching' won the AJS Sculpture Award and 'Dignity' was joint winner of the President's Award for Portraiture, sharing this award with a portrait painting.
On Saturday 3rd November 2012 'Winning Shot' , portrait of Ade Adepitan by Christine Charlesworth was unveiled in Woking Town Centre. In the newly named and re-designed Jubile Square the sculpture can be seen outside the Library.
A LONG-SERVING acting teacher at Guildford School of Acting (GSA) has been honoured with a statue commissioned by one of its most renowned past students.
Ian Ricketts' 42-year career was celebrated on Monday at a gathering of alumni at the school's new base at the University of Surrey.
"It had a sense of freedom about it and a very qenuine warmth from a lot of people I hadn't met for 30 years. It feels, I think, rather humbling and delightful"
Former student Brenda Blethyn commissioned a bronze bust from Guildford's Olympic sculptor, Christine Charlesworth.
Mr Ricketts joked: "one isn't the best judge of oneself and I reluctantly agree that it's a distant likeness. "It's a fine piece of work. I'm not sure where in the university it will go yet. I may have to teach while watched over by my alter ego."
At the 150th Society of Women Artists exhibition at the alml Galleries, London, 29th June 2011 Christine Charlesworth won the America Square Conference Centre Award for Sculpture with her sculpture of Ade Adepitan 'Winning Shot'.
The 'Seeds of Hope Children's Garden' at Guildford Cathedral has won first prize for environmental enhancement at the Guildford Design Awards held in October 2009.
The sculptures 'Seeds of Hope' are central to the garden design. The two life size bronze sculptures depict children playing 'dandelion clocks'. The garden was opened in May 2008.
For information about the garden please go to Seeds of Hope Children's Garden
(c) 2013 Christine Charlesworth