Tag: Sculpture

White Birds Sculpture

  Three stone birds make up this sculpture – I suppose a triptych of sorts – which I’ve carved in Portland Limestone.  The bird shapes are similar, but each in a slightly different, but associated pose and designed to be appreciated together. The birds are part of Naturalithic my exhibition at Nunnington Hall which opens […]

The Art Market YORK 2016

  What an enjoyable three days!   I’m now back in the workshop after exhibiting at The Art Market YORK – big thanks to all who made this such a successful and happy show, the organisers, visitors and all the amazingly talented artists and makers. I feel quite inspired and envigorated by it all! Here […]

Taste the Rain

  I love walks on Christmas Day, fresh air after the excesses and excitements.  I went for a walk on Boxing Day, and today too, despite the wind and rain.  Today’s walk took me through Hagg Wood, a bank of trees snaking above the stream that runs through Lastingham village.  Once amongst the bare tree […]

Calm after the storm

  We seem to have got away with it quite lightly here – though the tin roofs of the workshop were well rattled!  Happily they stayed in place. Today by comparison is beautiful and I’m working outside on a piece I started some months ago – commissions, orders and my exhibition meant I had to […]

Talk and Tour – the Harrison effect!

  As part of my exhibition The Museum as Muse at the Ryedale Folk Museum there was a tour of the collection given by the gallery curator Sally-Ann Smith, and an informal talk, by me, about how the pieces in the exhibition came about. I was really looking forward to the evening, as a number […]