Based in the Forest of Dean , on the Welsh border, Rob Olins is a sculptor working cross media. His artistic practice is informed by architecture, the urban environment, acoustics, and modern engineering techniques, with particular emphasis on achieving a high quality, crafted end result. A collaborative approach has always been a key element of his practice; working with specialists, institutions, individual practitioners, community groups and public bodies. Olins exhibits widely in the UK and abroad, building up a considerable and varied portfolio. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors.