Worthington graduated from Oxford University in 1984 with a degree in Philosophy and Theology, then studied fine art in London, Barcelona and New York. Working primarily as a sculptor in stone he has 25 years professional practice including working as a carver for Anish Kapoor.
Working from an old dairy barn studio in Bridport Dorset in the South West of England he combines traditional carving with the latest cutting edge design. He works with stone sourced from throughout the world. He has experience of working with developers, architects, engineers, civic bodies, builders, and contractors. He was shortlisted for the Jerwood Sculpture Prize in 2009. He is a Fellow of The Royal British Society of Sculptors, and was Vice President in 2010-13. He has carried out public commissions in the UK, America and Japan, and in 2010 he installed a large public sculpture in Great Queen St, Covent Garden, London for Henderson Global Investors. His work is in the museum the Creative Cities Collection Beijing China. He has had solo shows at the Lefevre Gallery, Sladers Yard, Horatio’s Garden, the William Benington Gallery, and at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera.