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Sophy Dury


Daughter of Joe Tilson and Joslyn Morton

Sister of Jake Tilson and Anna Tilson

Wife and Widow of Ian Dury

Mother of Bill Dury and Albert Dury

BORN : January 1965, Kensington, London.

Grew Up : The Old Rectory, Christian Malford, Nr Chippenham, Wiltshire.


  • Simon Verity, Stone Carver.Rodbourne.

  • Swindon College of Art, Wiltshire. 

  • Chelsea School of Art, London.

  • Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy. 

  • The Royal College of Art, London.


STUDIO LOCATION: Hampstead, London.


MATERIALS: Terracotta


  • Flowers Gallery – Central and East, ‘Small is Beautiful’, Cork Street and Kingsland Road, London, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Piccadilly, London, 2004, 2006, 2018, 2019

  • The Society of Portrait Sculptors Annual ‘FACE’ Exhibition, yearly since 2016, London

  • Won: The Heatherly School of Fine Art Prize ‘FACE16’

  • Gallery 286, Earl’s Court Road, London ‘Sophy Dury Sculptures – Libby Lawrie Re-make Re-model' Two Woman Show, 2017

  • Bowman Sculpture Gallery, Duke Street, London ‘Figure and Form’ - The Society of Sculptors Members Show, 2023

  • Marlborough Gallery, Albemarle Street, London ‘A-Z Friends and Family’, 2023


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