Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. It seems to me the mythical beings emerging from the piece are trying to capture this basic life lesson, hence ‘Où se trouve le poisson’.
An unusual sculpture as it is specifically designed to hang in a corner. Perfect for art lovers with limited or awkward space.
'Out of the Woods' is a new series of wall hung and free standing sculptures inspired by the forests surrounding my home. Found wood is lovingly selected and the true beauty of the natural bark is preserved by building up layers of shellac.
Each piece depicts symbolic faerie folk emerging from the beautifully textured world they inhabit, entering into our reality, created in mirror polished bronze.
Combining the natural & the man made, with the characters all having a desire to climb, to rise, reaching constantly higher. There is some parallel to life, in that we all aspire to reach greater heights in work, relationships and achievements; forever driving onwards to the next big thing.
Mirror polished bronze on highly lacquered natural wood