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Stephen Hayward and the Mermaid of Balintore

  Sculptor Steve Hayward of Hilton, Easter Ross, is best known for his 10 foot sculpture of a mermaid that adorns the rocks at the fishing village of Balintore. Hayward worked with project co-ordinator Will Aitken to produce the sculpture … Continue reading

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Size Matters

There are times when artwork relies on its sheer scale to create an impact on the viewer. This 28-foot-tall sculpture was made by Richard Jackson and caused quite a stir at the Orange County Museum of Art. The title of … Continue reading

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Richard Kolb’s Yardbirds

The metal garden sculptures of American Artist Richard Kolb are a perfect illustration of what can be achieved by working with recycled material. His business name is “Yardbirds” and he produces these whimsical garden sculptures of various animals using scrap … Continue reading

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The Ghostly figures of Derek Kinzett

Derek Kinzett was born in Gloucestershire in 1966 and moved to Wiltshire eleven years later, taking his Degree course in Art and Design at the local college in 1984. His work in wire mesh has really caught the imagination of … Continue reading

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Turning Chicken Wire Into Art

Rupert Till discovered his own particular niche in art purely by accident. Having left Chelsea School of Art in 1991, he returned to North Yorkshire to prepare for a career in Art. Whilst following hounds he tripped over a laid down … Continue reading

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The Amazing Rock Garden of Chandigarh

Nek Chand began creating his amazing rock garden as long ago as the 1950’s using urban and industrial waste. This illustrates that using recycled materials is not quite such a new concept after all. Chand used anything he could lay … 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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