Sophie is the great, great granddaughter of the Victorian novelist Charles Dickens, who has won awards such as the Owen-Rowley Sculpture Prize and the Sculpture Prize at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The movement, vitality and exuberance calls to mind some aspects of the Vorticist movement in particular Henri Gaudier- Brzeska, but her sculptures are very much her own, created with superb technical craftsmanship. One of her collectors, Luke Syson, the New York based curator and art historian, says: “Dickens’ forms are bold – models of concentrated action – the surfaces almost architectural and the lines always graceful. I find her pieces powerful, funny, sexy, innocent and passionate "