I create sculptures of animals, sometimes ships, and landscape paintings. All my work is a meditation on mortality. The sculptures resemble archaeology in weathered appearance, and in their many layers of meaning. Whatever the concept the physicality of materials and of making is always vital. Recently I extended the animal theme to focus on horseman. Man and Horse is an ancient archetypal image; these are cavalry from the First World War, ghostly figures from the past. The paintings are intentionally ambiguous; they could be wilderness, or liminal places close to home, or the sites of forgotten conflict.
CA2 4AU The studio is within Rickerby Office buildings to the left of the main showroom, on Currock Road Carlisle, near AMF Bowling. Look out for the farm machinery parked outside. There is plenty of free parking. Head in to the open lobby and the studio is on the first floor.
About your venue - Accessibility
First floor of office building. No wheelchair access
Across flat concrete
20 steps with hand rail
Entrance to studio narrow
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