As part of Artstate Fringe, I will be conducting a Pop-Up show in my garden gallery-studio in down-town Bathurst

After recently participating in Artisans in the Gardens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sculpture in the Garden at Mudgee, and Sculpture at S...

For some years I have incorporated the act of writing into my artworks.  I say `act’ because the text is very much a product of the movement of my own hand on paper, on canvas, and in concrete, wood and stone.

I use ink a lot.  I have worn out my much-loved Parker fount...

 Some of the many sculptures throughout the town.

Last year I returned from a month’s sculpting residency in Pietrasanta, a vibrant artistic centre in the beautiful north-western Italian province of Tuscany.  Close by are the famed marble quarries of Carrara, which have...

Carrara marble quarry  (Image:  Reiner Flassig. Wikipedia)

It has been a dream for quite a while, to go to Carrara in Italy, to those fabulous mountains of marble, where Michelangelo selected the stone for the carving of such wonders as his ‘David’. (Florence)

And n...

In 2014 I took the the opportunity to join a small touring group organised by Sculpture by the Sea, to spend a day visiting the renowned privately owned sculpture park, 'Gibb's Farm' on Kaipara Harbour, just north of Auckland, New Zealand.  Commissioned by owner Alan G...

It all began with a small hammer...

I walked among the blocks of stone, tapping them gently, listening for the ‘ring’ that would tell me the block was good, no cracks.  That is the one I chose, in the back, marked CEL.  I had in mind to carve a giant head.  I had done s...

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