Now representing: Cathie Pilkington RA

Bridgeman Images is now representing sculptor and figurative artist Cathie Pilkington

Singerie, 2004 (jesmonite, fur, wool, wood, party accessories), Cathie Pilkington (b.1968) / Private Collection / Photo © Graham Chalifour 


Cathie Pilkington RA is a British sculptor and print maker. She studied at the Edinburgh College of Art, where she was awarded the first John Watson Prize for Art upon graduating in 1991, as well as the Royal College of Art.

She was awarded the Cheltenham Fine Art Fellowship in 1998 and was elected as a Royal Academician in 2014. She recently had an exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood and her work is held in the collections of the Deste Foundation, Athens, Manchester City Art Gallery and the David Roberts Collection.


Eve and Eve, 2015 (mokulito lithograph with hand colouring), Cathie Pilkington (b.1968) / Private Collection



The artist is renowned for crafting increasingly ambivalent forms. Her sculptural practice combines the interrelated and antagonistic worlds of fine art and craft. She carefully creates pieces from a vast array of materials, using ready-made elements which are freely assembled, as well as incorporating modelling, carving, painting and other touches to her works.

Reclining Doll, 2013 (oil paint on patinated bronze), Cathie Pilkington (b.1968) / Private Collection / Photo © Graham Chalifour


Her sculptures often take on doll-like forms. Two of Pilkington’s painted bronzes, Reclining Doll and Twinkle, were selected for the RA’s Summer Exhibition 2014. Her Reclining Doll sculpture was awarded the Sunny Dupree Family Award for Female Artist at the Summer Exhibition this year.




Find out more

See all images by Cathie Pilkington on the Bridgeman website available for licensing.


The Wonderful Story of the Tar Baby, 2010 (wood, clay, fabric, paint), Cathie Pilkington (b.1968) / Private Collection / Photo © Perou

Bridgeman Artists' Copyright Service

Cathie Pilkington joins a distinguished list of artists and artists’ estates to have appointed the Bridgeman Artists’ Copyright Service including Lucian Freud and Stanley Spencer. 

Even if the image is not held by Bridgeman, copyright can still be cleared.

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