Passionate. About. Stone.

Qualifications

I am a professionally qualified stone carver, with a First Class degree in Art and Design (Sculpture and Ceramics) and an MA with distinction in Fine Art. I have a studio in Birmingham and have been sculpting for over 20 years. I have taught art, sculpture and ceramics at the University of Wolverhampton and Birmingham City University and continue to teach privately. I have worked on commissions across the world as well as in the UK.
I am passionate about what I do and this is reflected in the work I create.

  • MA Fine Art with Distinction, University of Central England, Birmingham
  • First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Art and Design (Sculpture with Ceramics), University of Wolverhampton
  • Qualified Stonemason/Stone carver, Germany

Past Teaching Experience

  • Part-time tutor of Foundation Studies Art & Design, Birmingham Institute of Art Design (UCE) , Birmingham
  • Tutor at Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham
  • Visiting Lecturer on BA Sculpture Course, University of Wolverhampton
  • Visiting Lecturer on BA Ceramics Course, University of Wolverhampton

Publications

  • RHS Chelsea Flower Show, BBC2, 27th May 2011 watch now...
  • The Daily Telegraph, Chelsea Flower Show Supplement, Page C11, 24th May 2011, UK
  • The Lady Magazine, ‘Garden Style’, Page 25, 17th May 2011, UK
  • Natural Stone Specialist, 'colourful carvings', Pages 44-46, September 2010, UK
  • Natural Stone Specialist, 'Rugby Writers', Pages 14-18, January 2010, UK
  • 'Stoned', short film, published on Channel Four's documentary website for 4 minute films, 2007
  • Keramik Magazin, 'Why Not?' Pages 40-42, No4 Aug/Sept 2004, Germany
  • TES, Times Educational Supplement, Friday 20th June 2003 'Yes I See it Now, Carving Out A Creative Curriculum', UK
  • Faro de Vigo, Michael Scheuermann 'Stranded' (Varado), 5th Oct 2001, Spain
  • 'RAKU Investigations into Fire' by David Jones, Published 1999, The Crowood Press Ltd, ISBN 1 86126 139 X, UK
  • Sculpture 108, magazine of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, Feb 1997, UK
  • 2011

    'Coromandel', garden seats and table, granite and stainless steel. Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2011

    'Large Floor Mosaic'. This circular, organic design uses 5 different types of stone. Birmingham, UK
  • 2010

    Artwork and landscaping of the outside area with Antony Ashbee Landscapes, Honeybourne First School, Honeybourne, Evesham, Uk
  • 2010

    Art Project with John Cutts Landscape architect, Roman Way First School, Redditch, UK
  • 2010

    Consultant artist for Birmingham's Local Education Partnership's Arts and Cultural Framework programe
  • 2008-09

    Commission for Rugby Council for stone seating and granite paving positioned in two locations in Rugby town centre, UK
  • 2009

    Restoration / recarving of First World War Memorial, Solihull, Birmingham
  • 2008

    'Bajan Blue' entrance feature for the 5 Star 'Sandy Lane Hotel', Barbados
  • 2008

    Artwork for Oriel Kyffin Williams Gallery. Wall Relief in stone and metal, 3,60 x 2,90 metres, Anglesey, UK
  • 2007

    Sensory Trail for East Park Junior School, Wolverhampton, UK
  • 2007

    'Quarryman's Walk' in collaboration with Michael Drayton Junior School, Hartshill, Warwickshire. Four stone sculptures and seating. Commissioned by Groundwork, Coventry, UK
  • 2006

    Coral Stone Carvings. Private commission for Sir and Lady Bamford, Barbados
  • 2005

    Three Part Sculpture, designed with students of 'The Meadows' special needs school, Oldbury, West Midlands, UK
  • 2004

    Peace Monument for Brookvale Park, commissioned by Birmingham City Council, UK
  • 2003

    Sculpture for 9th IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships, commissioned by Birmingham City Council, UK
  • 2002

    'Ursprung', Stone and Ceramic Sculpture. Private commission, Schwaebisch Hall, Germany
  • 2001

    'Stranded', Granite Sculpture for O'Grove district council, Galicia, Spain
  • 2000-01

    Coral Stone Carving for the 5 Star 'Sandy Lane Hotel', Barbados, Caribbean

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