Dido Crosby is a specialist animalier sculptor who works to commission for private clients as well as creating public installations throughout the world. She works in plaster, clay and wax, bronze and cast iron and creates an amazing array of different finishes appropriate to her very powerful artworks. All of her animals, without exception, are fabulously modelled and Dido captures the essence of all her creatures with great sensitivity but without sentimentality. She tells is as it is and her creations are superb.
Dido read Zoology at Oxford University and during her early career worked in cancer research laboratories in The Royal London Hospital and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. In 1991 she chose to read for a second degree, this time in sculpture at Central St. Martin’s. Since graduating in 1996 she has worked as a professional artist as well a teacher of modelling courses at Sir John Cass School, London College of Fashion, Newton Preparatory School in Battersea and The Big Draw workshop at St Mary’s Primary School, Paddington, London.