Last summer I grew some small spikey/bobbly cucumbers (from Seed Savers) in the polytunnel. I thought they were an interesting shape especially with the bobbles. I started the sculpture in … Continue reading Cucumber: Kilkenny limestone
I was commissioned before Christmas to do a small gourd about life-size (100mm). I think it was a Warted Kettle Gourd from the identification chart. It was a lovely shape, … Continue reading Warted Kettle Gourd (Cucurbita pepo)
This was a small stone I found on a beach in Mayo last year. I decided to give it a polish and it polished up beautifully! Not sure what it … Continue reading Beach stone from Mayo
The hazelnuts were amazing this year, a mast year. It inspired me! I made three stone (Kilkenny Limestone) hazel nuts this autumn. Two have been given away for 50th birthday … Continue reading 2015 Carlow Arts Festival: “topic” hazelnut
My banana at the RHA It Sold!!
I was commissioned by one of the organisers of the “Showcase of Art by Old Columbans” for another Beechnut. This is a form I really enjoy making. This piece was … Continue reading “Beechnut ” Kilkenny limestone
The veg theme continues!!! Exhibited and sold at the 2011 9 Stones Artists Exhibition, Borris House.
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
Just a small piece I’ve just made recently from a lovely bit of red untersberg limestone.
“Aubergine” composed of Limestone from a quarry near Ballyragget. Another vegetable to and to my “Constant Gardener Series” It was completed in October.
One of my first works in local Kilkenny limestone. Selected for 2008 Carlow Arts Festival.