Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Red Phone Box…Going Green?

The iconic red telephone box as originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott almost 90 years ago remains a familiar site around Britain and elsewhere. There are estimated to be around 10,000 traditional red telephone boxes across the UK. Their … Continue reading

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The Driftwood Sculptures of Matt Torrens

I have covered the work of the renowned driftwood sculptor Heather Jansch in an earlier article but an artist of equal merit is Canadian-born Matt Torrens. He uses rotten or recycled wood from a variety of sources to create beautiful … Continue reading

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The Jersey Cattle Project

This eye-catching sculpture of a group of Jersey cattle was commissioned to be sited at West’s Centre, St. Helier, the capital of the Channel Island, Jersey. The group is cast in bronze for a prominent site in the town centre … Continue reading

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The Port William Man

Port William on the coast of south west Scotland features a bronze statue of a fisherman by award winning local artist Andrew Brown. Brown was born in Stranraer in 1976 and now lives and works in West Sussex. He studied … Continue reading

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The Artist who works with Horseshoes

There are many forms of recycling materials for artwork but one of the more unusual has to be the use of horseshoes. Tom Hill is an entirely self-taught sculptor who has spent the last six years working exclusively with recycled … Continue reading

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Turning Scrap into Collectable Art

One of the fastest growing sectors in the art world at the moment is that of scrap sculptures. The attractions of recycling waste materials are obvious but the popularity of this form of art is now attracting the attention of … Continue reading

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The Great Hare of Ontario

This fantastic creation is the work of Canadian Artist Mary Catherine Newcomb. “The Great Hare” is a staggering fifteen feet in length and made using turf grown over compost and topsoil. It was originally created for CAFKA 2011 at the … Continue reading

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The Sculptures of Bettye Hamblen Turner

Bettye Hamblen Turner has always been fascinated with horses and they are a theme running through her work. She was attracted by their shape and movement from a very early age and studied equine anatomy, herd behaviour and the horse’s … Continue reading

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Trevor Leat – Willow Sculptor

An increasingly popular form of artwork is Willow Sculpture. Willow can be sculpted in a variety of ways. Living willow structures use live cut rods (or withies) which are planted in the ground to take root. Willow sculpture can use … Continue reading

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The Animal Sculptures of Reece Ingram

Reece Ingram developed his carving skills under the guidance of Peter Randall Page at Brighton Art College and his sculptures can now be found across Great Britain. He takes workshops, holds gallery exhibitions and residencies and has been awarded several … Continue reading

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