Good progress on Derbyshire sculpture

Derbyshire sculpture nears completion.

The sculpture that I have been working on for the past few weeks is nearing completion. The Woodkirk sandstone piece is destined for the Derbyshire village of Hatton where a sculpture trail will depict some of the industries that have influenced the development of the village. The sculpture that I have been […]

By |Tuesday 14 August 2018|public art, Schools projects, Sculpture|Comments Off on Good progress on Derbyshire sculpture

Stone sundial installed in Leicestershire

Giant Stone Sundial installed in Leicestershire
The enormous human sundial that I have been working for some time has finally been installed in its location in a field on a Woodland Trust owned site in North West Leicestershire. The stone circle consists of 20 carved sandstone elements depicting, not only an hour, but also a plant/flower […]

School sculpture workshop a hoot!

I have just completed a week long residency in Dunchurch Infant and Nursery School near Rugby. I spent 5 days in the school, generating ideas and working with the children to design the work and then to carve the Portland Limestone Sculpture. The 1m tall piece was carved with the help of all 180 children […]

By |Monday 26 October 2015|Schools projects, Sculpture|0 Comments

2 day stone carving workshop in Fulham

Last week I travelled down to London to run a 2 day stone carving workshop in London. The Bridge Academy in Fulham asked me to work with a number of the children, aged 14 to 16, to create a series of works inspired by the schools aims. The kids worked really hard over the course […]

By |Tuesday 21 July 2015|courses, Schools projects|0 Comments

Saturday, Sunday, Monday….

That was a crazy few days. I spent saturday at an exhibition in Quorn in Leicestershire where the work produced by local children and adults from the workshops that we have been running was on display. The exhibition, part of the public art project to produce some large scale public art works for a meadow in the […]

New sculpture for Quorn

Later this year I will be creating some new sculptural features for a meadow in Quorn in Leicestershire. This exciting project was started in earnest today with a workshop in St. Bartholomews Primary School where with the help of local artist Jo Sheppard, the children developed some ideas and themes as possible starting points for the work. […]

By |Thursday 25 April 2013|Schools projects, Sculpture|0 Comments

Stone carving in schools.

For many years I have been running stone carving sessions in schools. Often these are in conjunction with a public art project but more often they are at the request of a school who would like their children to try a unique experience. Projects have ranged from a single day in the school where the […]

By |Tuesday 12 February 2013|Schools projects|0 Comments

Castlebeck shambles

I revisited Castlebeck Park in Sheffield earlier this week where I installed a series of smallish pieces last year. On arrival I was saddened to find that the park in which they are sited had become derelict and overgrown. This is especially tragic as thousands of pounds had been spent on the revamp including beautiful […]

By |Wednesday 7 November 2012|Schools projects, Sculpture|0 Comments

Castlebeck Park sculptures installed.

Earlier this week I installed 5 sculptures in the new Castlebeck Park in the Manors area of Sheffield. Designed with the aid of teenagers from the local school, the sculptures contain some funky stuff including the giant headphones, the interactive stone skateboard and the huge basketball. Sadly a dispute between the main contractor and the […]

By |Thursday 22 September 2011|Schools projects, Sculpture|0 Comments