Sam Boffey has established his sculpture practice at The Chocolate Factory, part of the thriving artistic community in the Wood Green Cultural Quarter, North London. Throughout his work and practice is a pursuit to harmoniously integrate sculpture into the environment, he is continually active in generating work that strives for a sense of place within the landscape or the built environment.
He was one of the first artists to graduate from Wimbledon School of Art with a Masters Degree in Site Specific Sculpture, culminating in a commission for St. Georges Hospital in Tooting. A founder member of The British Snow Sculpture Team creating international prize winning sculptures in France and Canada. Collaborative projects have included working with set designers, producers, architects.
His clients have included Glyndebourne Opera, La Clemenza Di Tito, BBC, and the Rolling Stones Bridges to Babylon Tour. His work can be found at fashion designer Ashley Isham’s flapship store on Conduit St, Central London. Recent commissions undertaken in 2009 have included a Sculpture for the 601 Squadron, at RAF Hendon, and a private commission to celebrate the life and achievements of Historic Racing Driver of 2007, James Diffey.
Central to his work as a sculptor is passion for gaining a deeper understanding of the use and integrity of materials, both traditional and modern, particularly the continued use of bronze in contemporary sculpture. Undertaking a Fellowship in Ceramic Shell casting at The Central School in London, enabled him to set up a foundry in his studio in North London.
|Unit F, Chocolate Factory 1|
|Wood Green, London|