Ian Rank-Broadley. (Born 1952) 

In 1952 Ian Rank-Broadley was born at Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, growing up and then studying at the Epsom School of Art, where he studied sculpture under Bruce McLean, moving on to the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London, with Post-graduate studies under Reg Butler, Michael Kenny & John Davies.

1976-77Boise Scholarship. Studied in Rome and visited Naples, Florence, Venice & Paris
1977Assistant to Reg Butler during work on late painted bronzes
1982Visiting lecturer in Life studies, Heatherley School of Art, London
1990Elected Fellow of the Society of Numismatic Artists & Designers
1994Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (ARBS 1989)
1995Elected to the Art Workers Guild
1996Made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths’
Granted Freedom of the City of London
1973Major Award in Sculpture from the British Institution Fund,
Royal Academy of Arts, London
1996Prize for bronze maquette for Dante’s Gates of Hell XI Biennale
Dantesca, Ravenna Italy
1997Winner of Royal Mint competition for the new effigy of HM Queen for
use on the United Kingdom & Commonwealth coinage from 1998
1998Winner of Royal Mint competition for the Queen Mother Centennial Crown
2000First Prize Craftsmanship & Design Awards (modelling) Goldsmiths’
Craft Design Council
2001Winner of Royal Mint competition for effigy of HM Queen for Golden
Jubilee crown & medal
2002Coin effigy of HM Queen to be used by British Hallmarking Council
for Golden Jubilee Hallmark

By Alexandre Laurent

Alexandre Laurentl is working in the jewelry and investment gold since 2002. Alexandre graduated from The Normandy School of Business and from the University of Perpignan a Bachelor of economics in 1995.

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