Sculpture in the Vineyard

September 12th, 2018|

Spent an idyllic day, installing  ‘A Herd of Deer’ sculptures at Bothy Vineyard, near Oxford for a forthcoming exhibition ‘Sculpture in the Vineyard’ featuring a range of contemporary sculpture. Unfortunately I was driving so couldn’t sample the goods.

Show opens 8th – 23rd September, Bothy Vineyard, Frilford Heath OX13 6QW

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Sculpture at Doddington

July 16th, 2018|

Just spent a really enjoyable day installing my work at the beautiful Doddington Hall for the forthcoming sculpture exhibition. I’m showing two of my more contemporary sculptures, The Tulip and Samarkand which aren’t featured on the website along with a swathe of The Wild Clematis seedheads.

The Tulip
More abstract and 3 dimensional than some of […]

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Chichester Open Studios 2018 – Charity Donation

May 24th, 2018|

A big thank you to everyone that visited during the two weekends. The weather was great, the sun shone and it finally felt like summer with lots of visitors taking the opportunity to enjoy a cuppa and cake in the garden. We are donating all the proceeds form tea and cake sales to the […]

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Samarkand, my latest sculpture

April 27th, 2018|

Just finished work on my latest piece ’Samarkand’ inspired by the stunning mosaics and architecture in Samarkand, an ancient city on the Silk Road in Uzbekistan.

I first became aware of Samarkand whilst on holiday in Estonia. On the bookshelf in the house was was an old soviet era book on ancient building of the […]

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Sculpture at Showborough

April 9th, 2018|

Just got back from installing my work at Showborough House for the forthcoming sculpture exhibition. Just outside the riverside village of Twyning, near Tewkesbury, it’s always a pleasure to visit being smaller and more informal than some exhibitions. Despite the recent weather the garden was starting to come into flower and I was particularly […]

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Timber Rising

March 3rd, 2018|

I was lucky enough to be invited to the preview night of a new exhibition “Timber Rising’ at the amazing Roca gallery in London which was designed by Zaha Hadid architects. The exhibition looks at the use of wood in building construction, focusing on it’s use in high rise buildings and a project that […]

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Salcott Village Hall Memory Tree

January 14th, 2018|

I recently made the trip up to the tiny village of Salcott in Suffolk to install a commission that i had been working on over the past year.

The hall is in the centre of the village and I was asked by the villages to design a memory tree to go outside the village hall […]

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A Herd of Deer to Scotland

October 5th, 2017|

A hotel in Scotland recently bought a ‘Herd of Deer’ to enhance a new area of their amazing grounds. I looked into the courier costs of sending them to Scotland, they were were very nearly £300 so I decided to pack the trailer and deliver them myself, plus its always great to meet the […]

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Amazing Cafe Made From Steel

August 23rd, 2017|

We recently discovered an amazing cafe that’s made from steel and it’s only half an hour down the road. East Beach Cafe, situated on the seafront at Littlehampton was designed by Thomas Heatherwick and its whole shell is formed from of 8mm thick mild steel. It’s unusual shape was inspired by the worn contours […]

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Amazing Sculptures by Tony Cragg

June 21st, 2017|

Had another trip up north to get some new stainless steel sculptures mirror polished. It’s a skill that’s fairly hard to come by in the south but still exists in Sheffield, probably as a result of the cutlery industry. I can always remember as a boy walking the backstreets and seeing rows of men […]

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