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 – … Continue reading KCLR Interview
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 … Continue reading Hollywoodrath – Installed
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 … Continue reading Hollywoodrath Commission – Drawings on Stone
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 … Continue reading Hollywoodrath Commission – Leaves and Seeds
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 … Continue reading Hollywooodrath – a commission
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 … Continue reading “Blastoid” award commission
In this final post of creating the Ogham Tree Teaching Stone, I cover sourcing, working and installation of this large standing stone. At the beginning of this project, I spent … Continue reading Ogham Tree Teaching Stone commission
Further to my “Garden commission Post ” last month, I installed the Crown Imperial Lily (Fritillaria imperialis) Pod sculpture in the lovely garden of the painter Philippa Bayliss yesterday. Like the time I first … Continue reading Carlow Garden Sculpture Commission: Crown Imperial Lily Pod
Cathy had some film footage of when I was carving the “Cherries” last year and now she has made a small film for me . Thanks cathy!!
Completed a new vegetable – a marrow! Sculpted from a stone found in the garden. Its a schist of some sort, much harder to carve than limestone. It has a … Continue reading Marrow: Schist
I have just finished a new sculpture. It was a commission for a local friend so it has gone already!
I finally completed “Cherries” for Cherry Orchard, the Percent for Art Commission I won last year. The were installed in Mid June at Cherry Orchard Phase II, housing scheme in … Continue reading Enniscorthy Public Art Commission: “Cherries” completed and installed