Dido Crosby


Born 1961, London
Paris working as assistant to artist Sheila Hicks, and then in Lindos, Rhodes as assistant to artist Polly Hope
BA(Hons) Zoology, St Hilda’s College, Oxford
Further Education courses in sculpture, ceramics, plastics, etching, lithography and anatomical drawing, Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton
Attended life drawing classes at Chelsea School of Art, ceramics at Robert Morely College, South London
Certificate of Welding Practice, Hackney College, London
Certificate in Sculpture, Sir John Cass School of Art, City of London Polytechnic
BA Fine Art, Sculpture, Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design
Taught a head modelling workshop at Sir John Cass School, London
Taught life modelling course at London College of Fashion, The London Institute
Taught head modelling course at Newton Prep School, Battersea, London
Taught Animal modelling course at Newton Prep School, Battersea, London

1992, Four Dogs Heads water spouts, commissioned in bronze, on a fountain, Plaza Centre, Rotterdam.
1992,Manatee, skeleton reconstruction and sculpture, in the light house, commissioned by Fidelcomiso de Conservacion de Puerto Rico, Faro, Fejardo, Puerto Rico.
1993, Steel Eagle, commissioned by The Eagle Gallery and Public House, on Farringdon Road, London.
1994, Standing Stag, bronze, commissioned for the foyer of the Gloucester Hotel, London.
1994, Athene Owls, two pairs commissioned in brass, in the handrails to a new internal bridge in the Barbican Centre, London.
1995, Beef Heifer, GRP and gold leaf, Tseh O’Hora, Kiltimheh, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
1996, Dragon Head and Tail, carved reclaimed teak and marbles, commissioned for a garden for visually impaired children, the Woodside Family Centre, Kingswood, Bristol.
1996, Four Falcon Finials and a pair of Acanthus Leaf Balls, (carved by Rattee and Keit stonemasons, to half and full size maquettes) commissioned for the restaurant building, Shakespeare’s Globe, Southwark, London.
1997,Diving Whale, plaster and wax, in The Enterprise public house, Cold Harbour Lane, London.
2000, Mary, mother of the world, Roundel, in Jesmonite, glass fibre, acrylic and gold leaf, commissioned by St Mary's Primary School, Enfold Street, London.
2000, Indonesian Cow, on loan to The Conquest Hospital, Hastings, East Sussex
2002, Iron Heifer and Iron Sow and Piglets, in Cast Iron, commission for Acton Hall, Iron Acton, Bristol

Portsmouth ‘See’ group exhibition, Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth, April 1989
Bedales Gallery opening exhibition; ‘Works of Each’, Hampshire, January 1990
Ann Stokes’ Pottery Sale, Hampstead, London, Decembers 1988, 89, 90
Whitechapel Open, London, December - January 1990 - 91
‘Sculpture in the Park’, St. Mary’s Park, Whitechapel, London, summer 1991
The Eagle Gallery, ‘12 Artists’ group exhibition, London EC1, December 1991
Central St Martin’s, Window Gallery, Charing Cross Road, London, June 1992, June 1996
Society of Wildlife Artists, Mall Galleries, London, summer 1997
Open Studios, Spitalfields Market Artists, London E1, December 1997
Christmas, Spring and Summer Shows, Gallery Duncan Terrace, London, 1996, 97, 98 and 99
Harbour Point 2000, Millennium Sculpture Garden, Rye Harbour, East Sussex, April-September 2000
Open Studios, ACAVA Open/Hidden Art of Hackney, Cremer Street, December 2000
Dido Crosby ‘Menagerie’, Csaky Art, Arndean Gallery, Cork Street, London, June 2002
Dido Crosby ‘Zodiac’, Csaky Art, Arndean Gallery, Cork Street, London, June 2003
Fine Art and Antiques Fair at Olympia, with Finch & Co, London, March 2004
Csaky Art at the Arndean Gallery, Cork Street, London, June 2004
New Grafton Gallery in the Country, Petworth, West Sussex, July 2004
artLondon, Chelsea, with jaggedart, 2005
The Far Horizon, jaggedart, London 2007
Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, 2008
London Art Fair, with jaggedart, 2008
The Limehouse Gallery, 2008
London Art Fair, with jaggedart, 2009
BEAST, with Dominique Leblanc and Stuart Redler, jaggedart, London
Royal Academy of Arts, London 2009

Her works are included in various private and public collections including the Prudential Corporation UK.