Richard Deacon is a leading British sculptor whose work first achieved international recognition in the 1980s. He was born in Bangor, Wales. He studied at Somerset College of Art and St Martin’s School of Art in London. He then studied for an MA in Environmental Media at the Royal College of Art. His first solo exhibition was in London in 1983 and he has exhibited widely since, across the UK and around the world. In 1987 he was awarded the Turner Prize. He was appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1998 and received an OBE in 1999. In 2008, several exhibitions of his work were held internationally including shows in Ljubljana, Copenhagen, New York and London.
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