Glasgow - City of Sculpture
By Gary Nisbet
Thomas Whalen
Born in Leith, he worked as a shipwright during world war one before studying sculpture at ECA .

He produced ideal work in a variety of materials including cement, glass and polystyrene.

His architectural sculpture includes the reliefs on the Electricity Board Offices, 130 George Street, Edinburgh (1960-4).

His work in the Glasgow area is represented by the the Font and Chancel Pavement, St. Andrew's Church, Cambuslang (1961-9).

He exhibited at the RSA 1930-76, and was elected ARSA 1940, and RSA 1954.


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