Sculptor and painter, born in Bradford, who studied at the Royal College of Art, where he won a Travelling Scholarship. Married to the sculptor Mary Gillick. Exhibited RA, RSA and Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Gillick was awarded the RBS medal in 1935, three years later becoming a fellow. Was master of the Art Workers’ Guild in 1935, served on the faculty of sculpture of the British School in Rome and on the Imperial Arts League’s council. Gillick completed a large volume of public sculpture, including the Frampton memorial in St Paul’s Cathedral, London; medals for the Royal Mint, RA and Inner Temple; London’s Lord Mayor’s seal; plus a variety of work for Commonwealth countries. Lived in London. The Henry Moore Institute archive, Leeds, holds a huge postcard collection documenting sculpture, monuments and paintings by Gillick from around the world.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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