My love of sheep goes way back to childhood in rural Scotland. The Scottish Border country is very much sheep country and I have always loved these quiet peaceful creatures. Currently I’m working on a piece for a sculpture show in May, which consists of three bronze sheep at 1/3 life size. The breed is… Continue reading Poll Dorset Sheep Sculpture Project
Preview of the bronze sheep about to be shown at the Cookham Festival in Berkshire, UK. The sculpture park at the beautiful Odney Club is open from 7-21 May.
There are a few exhibitions coming up this year and I’m keen to produce some new work. Sheep have long been a great love of mine, from the noble and ancient-looking Cheviot with its prominent brow, to the oh-so-sweet faced Poll Dorsets that I got to know and love when living in Dorset. I’m planning… Continue reading Sheep Sculpture: beginning
This triptych was created some time ago when Pussy Riot first hit the headlines. There are three plaster panels, which reference the three women with their heads covered, then portrayed as the three fates, and finally running free with the Amnesty International candles clutched in their hands. The poses are taken from the Parthenon, where… Continue reading The Three Fates
This is a short video showing the plaster casting of the sculpted clay head of Toni Morrison
During lockdown I found myself with some time to use. I decided to start on a project I had been hoping to be able to work on for years. The idea was to imagine a room full of great women, and then to start sculpting them one by one, adding to the collection as time… Continue reading Toni Morrison