FIRST@108: Public Art Award

Tue 28 Feb 2017


Chassis by Tabatha Andrews is an arresting new public sculpture occupying the main entrance foyer of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London. The sculpture forms part of a commission for the FIRST@108: Public Art Award 2015 which provides the… Read more

Thu 17 Nov 2016

Making of The Dispensary

Earlier this year, Tabatha Andrews, winner of the 2015 FIRST@108 Public Art Award worked with elderly patients to gain inspiration for The Dispensary, a transient, interactive sculpture now sited in the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Since it's… Read more

Fri 29 Jul 2016

The Dispensary

Since last year, when Andrews was selected as the winner of the biennial FIRST@108: Public Art Award run by the Royal British Society of Sculptors, she has worked in collaboration with CW+, the charity for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS… Read more

Thu 05 May 2016


Working on a public art commission within a busy NHS hospital requires flexibility and commitment and the outcomes of this project have changed many times in the course of Andrew’s engagement with the patients, staff and management. … Read more

Wed 03 Feb 2016

2015 Award Winner Tabatha Andrews begins work

We are delighted to announce sculptor, Tabatha Andrews as the winner of the 2015 FIRST@108: Public Art Award, which for the first time is being run in partnership with CW+ (the charity for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital). This partnership provides the… Read more

Wed 28 Oct 2015

Have your say on the Finalists’ proposals Following an open call for submissions, five sculptors were selected to develop responses on the fascinating theme of Memory with the ambition of stimulating and engaging elderly people with dementia. We invite you to study the Finalist’s… Read more

Wed 05 Aug 2015

2015 Award Finalists to develop proposals on the fascinating theme of MEMORY

This year, for the first time, the Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS) is partnering with CW+ (the charity for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital) to deliver the 2015 FIRST@108 Public Art Award. CW+ exists to make care better for patients… Read more

Tue 19 Aug 2014

Evolution goes Up North

‘Evolution’ by Sam Shendi is now permanently sited in Lister Park, Bradford, accompanied by a solo exhibition of his work until 20th February 2015. On Sunday 2nd November the artist and Anne Rawcliffe-King, Director of the Royal British Society… Read more

Sun 08 Dec 2013


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Thu 21 Nov 2013

Debut of ‘Evolution’

At last…after six months of studio life, ’Evolution’ by Sam Shendi made its debut appearance,  now boldly and colourfully gracing the forecourt of the Royal British Society of Sculptors on Old Brompton Road, South Kensington… Read more