190th RHA Annual Exhibition – Online - Way back in February I submitted “HIVE” to the first stage of the RHA submission, online. It was their first time to do an online submission. It must been a omen for things to come, as the usual opening in May was postponed to October and now it as been postponed again but, it is […]
KCLR Interview - On a cold grey day last Autumn Monica Hayes from KCLR (Kilkenny Carlow Local Radio) came to visit me in my studio to interview me for her great series – A Portrait of …….. We spent almost three hours chatting about all sorts of of things involved with my work, interests and life. The result […]
Hollywoodrath – Installed - My heart always sinks when I hear that distinctive clink and clack of an excavator bucket and the whurrr and trundle of its tracks, as it usually means that a hedgerow is being removed and/or some beautiful bit of wildness and habitat is being scrubbed out. General agricultural policies (Food Harvest 2020 etc.) and the […]
Maple - Keeping on my leaf/tree theme, I carved this for Sculpture in Context 2019.
Hollywoodrath Commission – Drawings on Stone - The last time I wrote a post was over a year ago!! I was full of good intentions to do regular updates on the progress on the commission. I found it difficult to do being away from home while working on the commission in Stradbally. However, given to choice between being outside doing stonework or […]
Hollywoodrath Commission – Leaves and Seeds - I’ve been very busy working on the Hollywoodrath Commission, so busy in fact that I have neglected to blog about it. I am three quarters finished and I intend do a series of posts of my progress before I install, which should be in early spring. To start with are studies of the leaves and […]
Hollywooodrath – a commission - I was invited in the spring to submit for a sculpture commission for a housing development in north Co. Dublin. To my delight I was awarded with the commission in early summer and it has kept me very busy all summer and will do well into the autumn. The residential scheme and the townland is […]
A Wedding Present - A wedding present with a smiley face for a lovely couple made from a piece of Butlersgrove!
Richard Scott Sculpture at Ballymaloe 2018 - The annual “Richard Scott Sculpture @ Ballymaloe” opened at Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Co. Cork on Thursday 21st June 2018. It was a beautiful summers evening for the opening. Forty sculptures, mainly stone and some bronze are on show in the park lands of Ballymaloe. I have one new work on show, “Lily”. Other exhibitors are […]
ESB Moran Award for Outstanding Sculpture - In my last post, I reported that I was delighted that the two sculptures I submitted to the RHA Annual Open Exibition 2018, were both accepted. “VOID I” and “Paired Impression”. The week before the opening I was rung up by the RHA, my immediate thought was the “VOID I” had been damaged as […]