Meccano Sculpture

Meccano Sculpture

Lithographed tin toys are the start to a new collection. Together with the rediscovery of the potential of meccano as another material to work with a new phase of work has started. Recently he brought back from Lille and Utrecht a collection of continental tin toy signals . They bore a strong resemblance to Russian constructivist sculpture with the added bonus that they also had binary function.

Fired and Unfired Earth

Fired and Unfired Earth

 These sculptures were commissioned by the Salisbury Festival, Ceramics St. Ives and the Crafts Council London. He has used both earth mixed with straw and fired raku clay. Sometimes he has combined the two materials. Many of these pieces were stimulated by travelling and documenting the earth buildings of New Mexico, Africa and France and combine elements of architecture, gardens and landscape.

Sculpture in mixed media

Sculpture in mixed media

He likes the challenge of exploring new materialswhich included wood, paper, wax, steel, bronze, canvas, electronics, earth and ceramics. His sculptures takes the form of a series of collections which include houses, ladders, chairs, banners, books, landscapes and spoons.

Drawings & Paper Constructions

Drawings & Paper Constructions

During the last four years he has challenged himself creatively to making innumerable small drawings almost exclusively on brown paper. The majority of them have two simple elements i.e. a box shape which is then pierced by single or multiple forms. They are inspired by his fascination with Japanese Zen gardens which invariably consist of the two elements rocks and gravel.