Biography

Born 1964

Art education

1990-1

Post-Graduate Higher Diploma in Sculpture, City and Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, London

1988-90

Sir Henry Doulton School of Sculpture, Fenton, Stoke on Trent

1984-7

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology, Cheltenham

1983-4

Foundation, Bournville School of Art and Design, Birmingham

Fellowships

1998-9

Sculpture Fellow, Loughborough University School of Art and Design

1996-8

The Henry Moore Foundation-Sponsored Sculpture Fellowship in Sculpture, Loughborough University School of Art and Design

Awards

2011

Worcestershire County Council. Grant awarded to Public Consultation and Participation Programme. Tour of display of model and illustration outlining a proposed Landmark sculpture depicting the County Emblem of Worcestershire: The Black Pear Tree

2007

Elmley Foundation, Grant awarded to the manufacture of three sculptures. Project Title: Received Offspring. Five life-size sculptures illustrating an individual with Down's syndrome. Produced with the research assistance of the Down's Syndrome Association, Professor William Mobley, New Centre for Down's Syndrome, Stanford University. Professor Elizabeth Fisher, University College London

2006

Arts Council England, Grant awarded to the manufacture of sculpture: My Two Memory Stores. Illustrating an individual with Down's Syndrome. Produced with the research assistance of the Down's Syndrome Association, Professor William Mobley, New centre for Down's Syndrome, Stanford University. Professor Elizabeth Fisher, University College London

2003

Arts Council England, Grant awarded to the manufacture of sculpture: Birthday. Produced with the research assistance of the Maternity Ward, Worcester Royal Hospital

1986

Travelling Research Award. Italian Renaissance Figure sculpture. Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology, Cheltenham

Current projects

2008-2014

Received Offspring. 10 life-size sculptures illustrating an individual with Down's syndrome.

2011

The Three Pears proposed landmark sculpture, depicting the Worcestershire emblem of the Black Pear Tree: Touring display within Worcestershire of the model and explanatory text and illustrations. School Art workshops and exhibition

Projects in formation

2014-on

Five life size figures sculptures of individuals with Bi-Polar disorder. Project Working Title: Five life size sculptures illustrating individuals with Bi-Polar disorder. Collaborative project produced with Doctor Jonathan Evans, senior lecturer in Psychiatry, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol and Professor Nick Craddock, Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University.

Artist's works currently confirmed to tour

2016-on

10 life size sculptures illustrating an individual with Down's syndrome. Nationwide touring show

Events

2009

Artists Talk, New Walk Gallery. Discussion regarding the exhibition of Two Palm Creases at the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery. Leicester. Held as part of the Igniting Ambition Festival at Leicester. The Festival was held to coincide and celebrate the Special Olympics held at Leicester during July and August 2009. George Brunt the model for the series of sculptures was a member of the golf team representing England during the Special Olympics and participated in the talk.

Publications

2017

Charles Walker Hazzard, Sculptures, Structures, Drawings. Monograph Publication, 128 Pages plus 4 page cover, 280 x 210mm, 133 Illustrations, Author's: Edward Lucie-Smith, Dr. Victoria Avery, Professor Peter Wheeler, Professor Simon Austin. Published with the support of Loughborough University School of Art and Design and Loughborough University Alumni Association. ISBN: Limp. ISBN: Cased

1997

Sculpture and Silk Screen Prints. An Exhibition of Drawings & Prints. Two-page Pamphlet, Publisher: Loughborough College of Art and Design. ISBN 1-900856-09-3

Film

1994

Images of God, Works from 1988-1991, Director & Producer: Phillip Taylor, Salt and Light Productions, Twelve Minutes

Selected references

2010

125 years of Arts Workers Guild, Arts Workers Guild, Featured brother

2001-on

People of Today, Debretts

1998

Loop, Booklet illustrating Work of Ten East London Artists, pp68-69

1997

Art Review, September Issue, Artist's Diary, pp 60-61. Works 1995-1996

1996

Who's Who in Art, 27th Edition. The Art Trade Press

1993

British Contemporary Art 1993. Published by the Gladiardi Gallery, Chelsea, London

Societies

2006-on

Ordinary Membership of The Design and Artists Copyright Society

The Design and Copyright Society was established by artists for artists and is a not-for-profit visual artists' rights management organisation. Founded over 30 years ago, DACS acts as trusted broker for 80,000 artists worldwide and continues to campaign for artists' rights, championing their sustained and vital contribution to the creative economy. The artist became an ordinary Member in 1999.

1998

Member of the Art and Architecture Society

1998-on

Fellow, Royal Society of British Sculptors

Started in 1902 as the Royal Society of British Sculptors, it set out to promote and advance the art of sculpture, ensuring an understanding and involvement in contemporary sculpture. Today, whilst still adhering to its original charter, it represents a far wider range of artists and their work in line with contemporary movements in sculpture world-wide. Charles Hazzard was elected associate member in 1993 and fellow in 1998, he served on the committee as an elected member and Trustee between 1994 and 1997.

1996-on

Brother, Art Workers Guild

The Guild was founded in 1884. It quickly established itself as the leading organisation for practising artists and craftsmen under the mastership of William Morris. It helped to define the Arts and Crafts movement in the nineteenth century. Many eminent sculptors such as George Frampton, Gilbert Bayes, Pomeroy and Jagger were members. Charles Hazzard was elected to the Guild in 1996.

1994-7

Council, Royal Society of British Sculptors

1992-8

Associate, Royal Society of British Sculptors

Teaching

2003-present

First year History of Art, Cambridge University, illustrating the manufacture of figure maquettes and figurines

2000-present

Lecturing on the ongoing development of his work and tutoring students on the personal development in their work in United Kingdom Art Departments

1998-9

Taught life-modelling class, life-size figure sculpture in clay, first year sculpture students, Loughborough University School of Art and Design

1996-9

Tutorial role as sculpture fellow to students, involving discussion on the personal development in their work, Sculpture Department, Loughborough University School of Art and Design

1988

Cheltenham Art Society. Taught portrait modelling in clay, mould making and casting

Selected commissions - portraits

1991

Professor Roger Scruton

1990

Peter Fuller, Art Critic, Founder of Modern Painters Magazine

1990

Jack Ashley, MP

1990

Leon Krier, Architect to the Duchy of Cornwall

Selected commissions - wooden assemblies

1996

Assembly for Light, St James the Less, Pimlico, Westminster, London

Workshops

2011

Schools workshops: Interpretation of the county emblem of Worcestershire: featuring a black pear tree, castle turret and river Seven, and the Artist's own interpretive model entitled: The Three Pears.

2005

Evesham Day Centre, Evesham, Worcestershire. Project: Received Offspring