Tag Archives: Sculpture

Plaster Coated Teddy Bears

I do love a good installation created from multiple like objects. This one is created by taking numerous pre-owned, cuddled, and loved soft toys and dunking them in building plaster. It’s rather effective seeing the crusty toys discarded across the gallery floor knowing that someone’s childhood memories are preserved within the brittle plaster shells. Although […]

Wire Sculptures

I’ve been indulging in a lot of drawing lately but I’ve not been neglecting my three dimensional work altogether. This is a little snippet of the current piece I’m working on in the studio at the moment. Created from wire and gloss paint the work is a continuation of studies that started with last year’s […]

In Bloom

These are just a couple of quick snaps of some objects I’ve been making this week. They’re simple constructions made from synthetic fur an clay. I’d been meaning to see how the two materials might work together for a little while before coming across Elysium Gallery’s current call for artworks from Wales based artists for […]

Gelitin’s Pink Bunny

I just stumbled across this lovely sculpture by the Austrian artist collective Gelitin. It’s constructed from fabric stuffed with hay and was apparently installed on the hillside in Italy pictured in 2005. The group write of the piece “The things one finds wandering in a landscape: familiar things and utterly unknown, like a flower one […]

Kaunas Biennial 11

Artwork by Laima Or┼żekauskien? I received confirmation this week that four of my sculptures have been selected for an exhibition taking place in Lithuania this autumn as a part of the Kaunas Biennial: TEXTILE 11. The exhibition is entitled Experiments with Light and will feature textile artworks created from fabrics and threads that fluoresce in […]

Failure 2011

Failure 2011 is a wonderful project that has been initiated by Bryan Eccleshall and Philip Northcott. They are both UK based artist/curators with several years experience of delivering high quality exhibitions, publications and events. Eccleshall and Northcott issued an open call for artistic failures earlier this year stating; ‘failure is immediately, and publicly, apparent for […]