Vincent Butler was born in Manchester in 1933. He trained at Edinburgh College of Art and at the Brera Academy of Art in Milan with Marino Marini and Giacomo Manzù. He produced hundreds of bronze sculptures, mainly of the human form but occasionally also of animals or still lifes. His work has been widely exhibited throughout Scotland and England as well as in Europe. A number of his statues are in public museums in Edinburgh, as well as various public commissions in Edinburgh and Glasgow. His portraits include HRH Duke of Edinburgh, Duke Sutherland, the Cardinal of Edinburgh & St Andrews, and of the celebrated poet Liz Lochhead.
He was an elected member of the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Glasgow Institute, and the Paisley Art Institute. Website: http://www.vincentbutlersculpture.com