John Somerville (born 1951), attended Woodhouse Grammar School and Barnet College. He studied Fine Art Bronze Casting under David Reid (Leverhulme Fellowship, Central St Martian's School of Art) and opened his first bronze studio in 1979.
He has had numerous one-man shows in the UK, Europe and the United States. He exhibits regularly at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. His work appears regularly at Christie's and Sotheby's auction houses in London and New York. Commissions include rock stars in bronze for the Hard Rock Cafes in New York, Houston, Los Angeles, Hawaii and Rekievitch; public monuments and commemorative busts.
John recently completed a statue of Spike Milligan for Avenue House in Finchley, which is the product of over ten years of work.