Rigby Sculpture Resume
Art Memorial, Philadelphia PA,
Frank Gasparro, my first sculpture teacher
Al Gury, anatomy, drawing
David Berger, drawing
Karen Brown, sculpture, mold-making
Douglas Randall, drawing
Elisabeth Nickles, figure modeling
Chris Smith, figure modeling, relief sculpture
Stone Carving Workshop, Cape May NJ,
Gerald Lynch, stone carving
Academy of Fine Art , Philadelphia PA,
Steve Nocella, stone carving
John Horn, figure and portrait modeling, mold-making
Elisabeth Nickles, animal sculpture
Carving Studio, Rutland VT,
Fred Brownstein, figure carving in marble
Don Ramey, granite carving
Peter Lundberg, concrete casting
Jonathan Appell, gravestone restoration
Leonardo Corsanini, Massimo Baldoni, Steve Shaheen, enlargement with calipers
County College, Blackwood NJ
Gus Bosco, figure and portrait sculpture
Valley Craft Education Center, Layton NJ,
Mark Wilkin, wood carving
Compleat Sculptor, New York NY,
David Klass, ecorche figure modeling
Atelier, Mercerville NJ,
Peter Rubino, portrait modeling
Christoph Spath, stone carving
Corporation, Easton PA,
Robert LeCompte, resin mold-making
Society of America, Philadelphia PA
Ed Jonas, photography
School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park PA
Shane and Julia Stratton, foundry
Schuylkill Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia PA
Stuart Mark Feldman, portrait and figure sculpture
Kevin P. Lewellen, figure sculpture
Celestial Memorials, Barre VT
Gary Sassi, granite carving and enlargement methods
County Institute of Technology, Sewell NJ
Dan Roskiewich, Welding I and II
Camden County College, Blackwood NJ , Sculpture I and II
Arts Festival, Richard Stockton State College, Pomona NJ,
The Art of Stone Carving
New Jersey Art Educators-South, Gloucester County College, Sewell NJ,
Oakcrest Regional High School, Mays Landing NJ, Mascot Project
Noyes Museum of Art, Meet the Artist Program, Atlantic City Schools.
Art Memorial, Philadelphia PA, April 1993, received the Augusta Powell Award. .
Woodmere Art Gallery, Germantown PA, May 1995.
Camden County College, Blackwood NJ, May 1997, President's Purchase Award
Markeim Art Center, Haddonfield NJ, October 2000, Honorable Mention.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia PA (student gallery) 1996, 2002.
Riverfront Renaissance Art Center, Millville NJ, 2001.
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies NJ, Philadelphia Sculptors Show, 2002.
Gloucester County Juried Art Show, Sewell NJ, 2002.
Stained Glass Eatery, Blackwood NJ, 2003.
Boudreau's, Blackwood NJ, 2004.
Noyes Museum, Oceanville NJ, 2004.
Riverfront Renaissance Center, Millville NJ, 2005.
Schuylkill Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia PA (student gallery) 2005.
Cape May Nature Center, Cape May NJ 2006
Rutgers University, Camden Campus NJ 2006
Pleiades Gallery, New York NY 2006
Garden Pier Museum, Atlantic City NJ 2007 (Philadelphia Sculptors)
Art at the Straube Center, Pennington, NJ 2008
Highlands Mansion, Fort Washington, PA 2009
Wayne Arts Center, Wayne PA 2013
New Hope Arts Center, New Hope PA 2013
Selma Burke Sculpture Show, Doylestown, PA 2013
Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts Street Fair 2013 (Philadelphia Sculptors)
New Hope Arts Center, New Hope PA 2014
Carving Studio, Rutland VT 2015
Cape Community College, April 1999
(click through to shows)
Beacon Fine Arts Gallery, Red Bank, NJ, www.beaconfineartsgallery.com
Chestnut Hill Gallery, Philadelphia PA, www.chestnuthillgallery.com
Hobensack & Keller, New Hope NJ
Pandion Gallery, Fishers Island, NY
Capital Antiques, Washington, DC www.capitalantiques.com
The Stone Carvings of Paul Rigby. Slippery Rock Gazette, The Beacon of the Stone Industry (Knoxville, TN) August 2000
Stone Carvers Polish Their Art. The Herald Times (Bloomington, IN) June 22, 2001
Foundation Show (review of Philadelphia Sculptors group show), The SandPaper (Surf City, NJ) June 19, 2002
A Welcome Reprieve. South Jersey Magazine, Winter 2004.
in stone sculpture is a fine form of meditation. As such my work has had
an inward focus.
I attempt to incorporate the styles of past masters as a means to learn both technique and
the aesthetics of sculptural art. From
there, the work dictates its own character. I
tend to work from nature finding inspiration in animal and human forms.
The work I do is a continuing apprenticeship to the long tradition of