Winner of the Global Rise Art Prize Sculptor of the year and peoples choice award 2018 Tom Waugh is a Sculptor and Architectural Stone carver who creates hyper-realistic sculptures of waste and rubbish alongside more traditional comissioned work.

He started working with stone as a Stonemason in 2000 and went on to study Stone Carving at the City and Guilds of London Art School.

Tom Waugh has work in the collections of Warwick university and Gladstones Library. He is represented by Plus One gallery, in London, please click here to view available work. Recent exhibitions include on form 2018 at Asthall Manor in oxfordshire, a bi-annual exhibition of stone and marble sculpture by artists from the U.K and around the world and ‘Loss and Lucidity’ in Santa Ana, California.


On each sculpture, Tom records and preserves every bump, crease and indentation, carefully capturing the minute imprints of human use.
— Ilka Kemp-Hall. on form sculpture.
Toms sculpture series reminded YBA Gavin Turk of his own work-high praise indeed.
— Rise art website.
‘His exactness and craftsmanship coupled with his clever creative insights and examinations certianly won over the shortlisting panel’
— Whats Hot London-Rise art prize article.
Toms Sculptures are nothing less than genius. I cant praise his work highly enough.
— Rebecca Gordon-Head Curator-Rise Art.