Lorne Mckean`s long and highly successful career continues to flourish with many exciting new commissions. She has countless works in public and private spaces and a royal commission early in her career lead to four more Royal commissions, the most recent being a 1/2 life-size bronze of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh for Guards Polo Club, Windsor Park. She is regarded to be in the top 5 horse sculptors in the world by the Daily Telegraph.
Sculptures by lorne mckean
Silver medal for sculpture combined with architecture and Feodora Gleichen and Leverholme Scholarships
Gold Medal and Edward Stott Travelling Scholarship,Silver medal for sculpture combined with architecture and Feodora Gleichen and Leverholme Scholarships
Gold Medal and Edward Stott Travelling Scholarship
Silver mdeal for sculpture combined with architecture
Feodora Gleichen and Leverhulme Scholarships
Official B.T. Artist for the London 2012 Olympic Games
Studied at Signorini Simi in Florence, Guilford School of Art and then the Royal Academy School, Married sculptor Edwin Russell FRBS.
The late Lord Salisbury, Hatfield House
Sir Michael Redgrave
The late HRH Prince William of Gloucester Kensington Palace
The Earl of Lichfield, televised for the BBC
HM The Queen, Drapers Hall and RHHI
HRH Prince Philip on his polo pony, HM The Queen`s personal Silver Wedding gift for her husband, Buckingham Palace
Prince Charles on his polo pony, Pans Folly
John Pinches International Dressage trophy
French show jumping stallion "Galoubet"
Pony series for Royal Worcester Porcelain
Racehorse "Troy", Royal Worcester
"Desert Orchid" bronze
Adolfo Cambiaso playing polo on Aitken Cura
Lee Pearson performing dressage
She has just completed a bronze of Adolfo Cambiaso, the worlds greatest Polo player and a sculpture of Lee Pearson (paralympic winner of 9 gold medals) performing dressage..
Lorne began studying seriously at the age of 10 when her work attracted the attention of Prince Serge Yourievitch a contemporary and friend of Rodin and under his guidance and encouragement she began modelling at his studio.
Lorne McKean was a student at the Royal Academy Schools and won the Leverhume Scholarship, the Silver medal for sculpture combined with architecture, and the Feodora Gleichen Scholarship. Two sculptures were accepted by the Royal Academy when she was only 20. She was elected a Member of the Society of Portrait Sculptors in 1969 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1972.
"Lorne McKean`s exhibitions have been an outstanding success with the public and critics alike and her work has gone to collections all over the world"
Whenever possible Lorne likes to work from life as she finds direct contact with her subject inspires, enlivens and enlightens her work. The search for the essence of a subject has always attracted and fascinated her.
Lorne McKean is married to sculptor Edwin Russell who she met while studying at the Royal Academy Schools and they have two children, Rebecca a Veterinary surgeon and Tanya founder and principal of The Art Academy, London Bridge.
Lorne Mckean Taught at the Art Academy, London Bridge.
“It is her immense grasp of the principles of movement,as well as her technique,which makes her work so sought after" The Field
"One of the worlds greatest equestrian sculptors"
AA Milne memorial, London Zoo
Girl and Swan, Reading
Osprey Fountain, Greenwich, USA
Great Swan, Great Swan Alley, EC2
Arctic Terns, Chester Zoo and Henley
Girl and Otter fountain, London, EC1
Swan fountain, Horsham
Piries Donkey and Cart Play sculpture
Unipath sculpture, 16` bronze
Flight, 27` bronze, Leeds
Heron Fountain, Reading
HRH Prince Philip on his polo pony, three quarter life size, Guards Polo Club