Public Art Commission – Statues of HRH Queen Elizabeth II
Local sculptor and portrait artist Amy Goodman has been commissioned by the council to create two life-size sculptures of Queen Elizabeth II which will be sited in Andover and Romsey.
Originally commissioned as part of the Platinum Jubilee commemorations, the artworks have taken on a new poignancy following Her Majesty the Queen’s passing in 2022.
The designs will be bronze ‘sister’ sculptures. One statue, depicting a young Queen at her coronation, will be located in Romsey. The second, destined for Andover, shows her later in her reign, which was longer than any other monarch in British history.
The works are currently in progress and their precise locations are still being decided. It’s expected they will be unveiled on two separate occasions during 2024.