Bowls & Dishes

I have been experimenting in making some small bowls and dishes. I’m trying to get the stone as thin as I can to give them a lightness not associated with stone objects.

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Beechnuts

  I did a couple of beechnuts over the summer. I was hoping to exhibit them as a pair at “Richard Scott Sculpture at Ballymaloe” but only got one done in time.  I finished the second one in time for the Kilkenny Festival. I have […]

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Fucus II (Bladderwrack seaweed)

I spent much of the winter grinding away at Fucus II. I took me way longer and became more complicated than I intended.  I think I just got carried away. It went  to the annual “Richard Scott Sculpture @ Ballymaloe” (21st June to 3rd September 2017) where Richie […]

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RHA Annual Exhibition 2017

I was thrilled to get two works accepted into the RHA Annual Exhibition this year. I submitted three pieces but as the song goes “two out of three ain’t bad”, but I was surprised at which ones got it. You never can tell!! “Wing” (rib […]

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Richard Scott Sculpture at Ballymaloe 2017

The annual “Richard Scott Sculpture @ Ballymaloe” opened at Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Co. Cork on Wednesday 21st June 2017. It was a beautiful summers evening for the opening. Fifty five sculptures, mainly stone and some bronze are on show in the park lands of Ballymaloe. […]

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Mill Cove Gallery & Gardens

Two of my sculptures will be exhibited at the Mill Cove Gallery in Castletownbere, West Cork for the summer. I took them down last weekend and the bluebells where in full bloom in the gardens. Lovely gardens and gallery, it is well worth a visit if […]

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Aubergine II

Aubergine II – Kilkenny Limestone (Butlersgrove formation – “Kilkenny Marble”) Size: 30cm x 20cm x 10cm (approx) For Sale Price: €450 On Display at Carlow Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise House, O’Brien Road, Carlow.

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A stone for Christmas

I have been making these small pieces out of very dark limestone from the “Butlersgrove formation” which is the classic “Kilkenny Marble” (even though it is not really a marble) as small affordable gifts. They are designed as a soap dish, but I have drilled a […]

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“Blastoid”

    Irish Geoscience Network Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Dr. Michael E Philcox 21st October 2016 Recently, I was delighted to be commissioned by Dr. Bettina Stefanini on behalf of the “Irish Geoscience Network” (IGN) to create a unique sculpture for a life-time achievement award […]

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