All posts filed under: small works

New Work & RHA 2018

I made a new bowl in the New Year, then started exploring and playing around with forms in the process. This resulted in two new sculptures, “VOID I” and “Paired Impression”, which I submitted to the RHA Annual Open Exibition 2018. I was very glad […]

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Hidden:REVEAL

I’m involved with the Drummin Bog Project, which is a voluntary not-for-profit community education project to restore the only raised bog in Co. Carlow. Situated in the South East of Ireland, close to the River Barrow and the historical site of St. Mullins, The Drummin […]

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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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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” award 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 of the “Irish Geoscience Network” (IGN) to create a unique sculpture for a life-time achievement award […]

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Sculpture in Context 2016

Sculpture in Context opens on  Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 6.30pm at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin. The show runs until the 21st of October 2016. All Welcome. My “Sycamore Wing” is on show in the gallery there.

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2016 9 Stones Artists exhibition: Pelvis at Visual

Pelvis: photograph Aisling Mc Coy. The 9 Stones Artists exhibition “The Possibilities of Place” is being launched tomorrow – Saturday 9th July at 3.00pm at Visual, Centre of Contemporary Art along with 3 other shows: The Possibilities of Place: The 9 Stones Artists Ex Michina: […]

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Pear: Schist stone

I carved another pear as a wedding present for friends married at the end of April. The stone was a piece of Green Dalradian Schist from Annagh Head in NW Mayo (almost as far west as you can go). The stalk is Aspen.

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