• Dr Willard Wigan MBE

Willard Wigan Receives an Honorary Doctorate!

Updated: May 30, 2019

In January 2018 Willard Wigan receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick in recognition of the significant contributions that he has made to art and sculpture.



An immensely proud moment for me

The University of Warwick has honoured me with an honorary doctorate.

I was made Doctor of Letters at the first of Warwick’s winter degree ceremonies.

The Wolverhampton-born and Birmingham-based artist described his feelings on being

“It’s the most exciting time of my career as an artist and creator of the smallest sculptures of the world. I’ve finally been honoured with something very big for something very small. Put it this way, If I was dreaming I wouldn’t want anyone to wake me up right now, because it the best feeling I’ve ever had, to be recognised.”



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