Born in 1931, John Brown studied sculpture at Hornsey School of Art. He continued his art education under Howard Bate R.A. at Hampstead Garden Suburb Institute. He has undertaken numerous public and corporate commissions for schools, hospitals, churches and corporates. The latter include commissions for SmithKline Beecham; Racing Green (Bluewater Retail Park); Investec- City HQ; the Prudential Insurance Company; the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Marlow; and Kawaguchi Metal Industries, Japan.