Although Alan is a very talented artist he is now better known as a sculptor in hot bronze and cold cast bronze, life-size, scale models and figurines.
Alan Herriot’s sculptures portray characters from history, literature and legend. His sculptural pedigree can be traced back from Rodin, Eduard Lanteri and Alexander Carrick, Scott Sutherland to contemporaries such as Alistair Smart and Dr. Alistair Ross and David Annand.
He has produced work for the major Heritage Conservation bodies, The National Trust for Scotland and Historic Scotland as well as for organisations and individuals in Britain and Ireland, Holland, France and Norway.
His Ancient Mariner and Yankee Jack sculptures are sited at the Maritime Museum, Watchet, Somerset. The Highland Division Piper stands at the entrance to The House of Bruar, in Perthshire. HRH Prince Andrew the Duke of York unveiled a bronze memorial to Bamse, the WWII Norwegian sea dog at Montrose. He has recently completed a large equestrian bronze statue of King Robert the Bruce, to be sited in 2011 in The City of Aberdeen.
North Berwick Harbour – Open Edition Lithographic Art Poster
by Alan B Herriot