(1925 - 1997)
Roger Leigh was active/lived in United Kingdom. Roger Leigh is known for sculpture.
Biography Roger Leigh
Roger Leigh was born in Broadwell, Gloucestershire in 1925. Sculptor, architect, artist in photomontage and teacher, he served in the Royal Airforce during WWII, and then studied architecture at Liverpool University. He was trained in town planning, 1947-53, but began sculpting in 1948 after seeing the famous Battersea Park open-air sculpture exhibition. From 1953-4 Leigh was assistant to Barbara Hepworth, and joined the Penwith Society of Arts. After working as an architect for London County Council, 1954-7, sculpting in his spare time, Leigh returned to Cornwall in 1957, serving some months with Hepworth again and working part-time as an architect in Truro. In 1958 he exhibited at the Drian Gallery in London along with Denis Mitchell & Br
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