Sam Elgar

2015 QEST Kirby Laing Foundation Scholar - Stonemasonry

From the age of 16 Sam began a stonemasonry apprenticship during which time he worked on historical heritage sites such as Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace and Westminster Abbey. After five years working as a stonemason he went on to complete the Historic Stone Carving course at the City & Guilds of London Art School, supported by a QEST Kirby Laing Foundation Scholarship.

He now works from a studio in London restoring beautifully ornate architectural elements as well as creating standalone sculptures.