Artist and craftsman working on architectural stone carving and restoration, lettering, memorials and fine art sculpture projects. 

 

Commissioned sculpture 

  • Portrait head for Southwark Cathedral - Modelling and carving portrait of Wayne Marques, the hero police officer of the London Bridge attacks, to replace eroded corbel head on the exterior of the building. Unveiled at 1 year anniversary commemoration service of the London Bridge attack. (June 2018)

  • New World War 1 memorial for the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers Hall in London for unveiling on Armistice day centenary on 11 November 2018. Involved designing and carving the Haberdashers heraldic shield and shaping memorial stone  (September - October 2018) 

  • Carving of Portland stone sculpture to artist Katie Lennard's design for new roof garden at Texel Finance in the City of London. Completed September, 2019.

  • 'Ascension.' Design and carving of a limestone relief sculpture of the Ascension, based on fragments of the Anglo-Saxon Rothbury Cross. Private client in Cambridge. Completed January, 2020

 

Restoration and architectural carving

  • Carving of 4 ornamental ‘stiff-leaf’ bosses for replacement string course during the restoration of the quire aisle parapets on Southwark Cathedral (14 August - 5 September 2017)

  • Re-design and carving of large heraldic shield for the restoration of a private Château in Charente, France. February 2020

Exhibitions

 

  • Artwork exhibited at Clyde and Co. offices in St Botolph Building, City of London for 1 year as part of their annual Art Award program (September 2018)

  • 'Mouth' group show at Wells Projects, Battersea. (7-9th June 2019)

Education

  • Currently studying MA in Ceramics and Glass at Royal College of Art (October 2019-June 2021)

  • NVQ Lvl 6 Diploma (2:1) in Architectural Stone Carving from City and Guilds of London Art School 2018

  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Merit) from City and Guilds of London Art School 2015

 

Languages

  • Fluent in French (speaking and writing)

+44 (0) 777 029 7045

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