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Jonathan Wylder was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire in 1957. He held his first one man show of paintings in Salisbury City Library in 1973 where Sir Cecil Beaton was his first patron. His sculpture has since achieved increasing critical and artistic acclaim and recognition both nationally and internationally.
He is especially inspired by dance and has shown his appreciation for this subject in his sculptural work with dancers from a variety of ballet companies, including; Fiona Chadwick, former principal with the Royal Ballet.
Jonathan did not begin to sculpt until he was in his thirties, but his sculptures have since achieved increasing critical and artistic acclaim and recognition both nationally and internationally.
He is inspired by the beauty of the human form, producing work mainly in bronze through traditional processes. However he has recently begun working with the medium of stainless steel to stunning effect.