Michael Visocchi
RSA

  • Born : 10/05/1977

BIOGRAPHY

  • Born : 10/05/1977

Visocchi is a sculptor whose practice is principally concerned with fabricating works in wood, metal and manmade materials.  He also uses photography alongside making objects to interrogate themes relating to landscape and architecture.

EDUCATION
BA Honours Fine Art – Sculpture, Glasgow School of Art.

RESIDENCIES AND BURSARIES
Royal Society of British Sculptors Bursary.
RSA John Kinross Scholarship, Florence.
Scottish Sculpture Workshop Residency, Aberdeenshire.
Scottish Arts Council Assistance Grant 2002 & 2005
RSA Sir William Gillies Bequest Award.

KEY EXHIBTIONS AND COMMISSIONS
Commissions:-
The Gilt Of Cain, The City Of London.
West Lothian Council.
BBC4 World Cinema Awards, Award Design.
Clackmannanshire Council.
Merchants House of Glasgow.
Exhibitions:-
Muzeul National Brukenthal, Sibiu, Romania.
Jerwood Space, London.
Sculptors Prints, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
Gallery Of Modern Art Glasgow.
Beneath Running Skies, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen.

OTHER INFORMATION
2009 Jerwood Sculpture Prize Winner.