Sculptor, draughtsman and teacher, born and lived in London. He studied at Portsmouth School of Art & Design, 1973–4; gained a first-class honours degree in fine art at Brighton Polytechnic, 1974–7; did a higher diploma at Slade School of Fine Art, 1977–9; then won a Rome Scholarship in Sculpture, The British School at Rome, 1979–81. Woropay had extensive teaching experience, visiting lectureships including The Architectural Association; The Bartlett School of Architecture; Slade School of Fine Art; Eton College; Ulster University; and many provincial schools of art. From 1981–91 he lectured at Middlesex Polytechnic, from 1991 being senior lecturer at Wimbledon School of Art. In July 1994 he was artist-in-residence at Lamphey Bishop’s Palace, Pembrokeshire.

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

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