Bruce Arnott was a Professor in the Department of Fine Art, where he taught sculpture. He is a Life Fellow of the University of Cape Town. He holds BA Fine Art and MA Fine Art degrees from the University of Cape Town. Formerly, he was Assistant Director at the South African National Gallery, and responsible for sculpture and prints & drawings. He is a past Director of the Michaelis School of Fine Art, and former convener of Postgraduate Studies. Bruce Arnott is also a professional sculptor who works mainly in bronze. He is represented in public collections in South Africa, and has been awarded commissions in major centers in the country. He has exhibited widely; and has published books and many articles in his field.