Category Archives: sculpture

The sculpture season kicks off – good things come… to Plymouth

L to R - The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art acting Exhibitions Manager Zoe Li artist Susan Collis and curators Hannah Jones and Kevin Hunt
L to R – The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art acting Exhibitions Manager Zoe Li artist Susan Collis and curators Hannah Jones and Kevin Hunt

Opening the Sculpture season in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, good things come… is a new exhibition curated by Liverpool-based artist and curator Kevin Hunt, in collaboration with The Gallery’s exhibitions manager, Hannah Jones. Bringing together over 35 sculptural works by 17 artists, the exhibition tackles the themes of time and scale implied by the dual readings of the titular phrase.

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Sculptural exhibition at Combe Trenchard, Devon, features new work from Chris Amey

Foreigner at the Edge
Chris Amey's Foreigner at the Edge

Sculptor Chris Amey has new work at the Sculptural exhibition at Combe Trenchard. We spoke to Chris about his Foreigner at the Edge work at Heathercombe in September 2010, covering his background, inspiration, and the role of an artist in society, and much more.

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Sculptor’s chainsaw meerkats at Paignton Zoo

Sculptor Isabel Coulton at work

Sculptor Isabel Coulton, from South Brent, Devon is working on a chainsaw sculpture of meerktas at Paignton zoo. The group of meerkats is being carved from the stump of a Western red cedar tree near the Zoo’s meerkat enclosure. The stump has 8 cut-off trunks which will be turned into meerkats.

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Decay, life and consolidation. Q&A with Devon-based sculptor and carpenter Chris Amey

Chris Amey

Chris Amey‘s latest work, Foreigner at the Edge sculpture exhibition, Heathercombe until Sunday, September 26, has been said to ‘dance all the time you are walking past it’. The sonic artist, turned carpenter turned sculptor took part in an ArtsCulture Q&A

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Devon ‘swimmer-artists’ create sculpture for Rebecca Adlington Swimming Centre

Two Devon-based ‘swimmer-artists’ have created a body cast of a female swimmer to be placed on the outside of the newly redeveloped Rebecca Adlington Swimming Centre in Mansfield, Nottinghashire.

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Sculptor wanted for Shaldon Tunnel defence scheme

A landscape architect who is working on the Shaldon tunnel defence scheme and is looking for contacts who would be interested in a piece of artwork that will be part of this scheme.  It will involve a bespoke piece of furniture preferably made of timber.

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Devon sculptor Luke Shepherd’s bust of Leo Abse to be housed in the National Museum of Cardiff

It took Devon portrait sculptor Luke Shepherd six sittings to capture Labour rebel and social reformer Leo Abse in a reflective mood. The bust will be donated to the National Museum Cardiff, and will be unveiled on Thursday, October 22, the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Divorce Reform Act 1969, which Abse pressed through parliament.

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In Tandem at the Devon Guild – Functional sculpture or furniture with an edge? 

The Devon Guild’s autumn exhibition, In Tandem, billed as ‘an intriguing dialogue between furniture and ceramics’, brings together wood and ceramics makers Terry Sawle and Blandine Anderson, from Saturday, September 26 to Sunday, November 8.

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