Bronze foundry
BUTTERFLY BRONZE

William Hayes - Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1969, William Hayes grew up in Worcestershire England and was educated at Downside School in Bath. His father is Irish, born and raised in Cork, and his mother English.

He went on to read Mathematics at Goldsmiths College at the University of London before moving to take up street art in Dublin in the late eighties.

William became a set painter and then went on to specialize in furniture restoration for Monica Pitman Designs at Chelsea Wharf in London.

William was trained in metal work at The Working Men's College London NW1 in 1994 and went on to work for the following Fine Art Metal Foundries:

Bronze Age Ltd, Limehouse, London

Nautilus Fine Art, Braintree, North Essex

AB Fine Art Foundry, Limehouse, London

William has worked for Gavin Turk, Barry Flannigan, The Chapman Brothers, Anya Gallaccio, Bill Turnbull and Anish Kapoor. He left AB Fine Art to set up his own business in 2004 and is currently at Butterfly Bronze. William is married with a son.
William Hayes fine art foundry Director