All posts tagged: Kilkenny limestone

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Cucumber: Kilkenny limestone

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 the end of August last year and only finished it a few weeks ago. Never […]

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Warted Kettle Gourd (Cucurbita pepo)

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, but I wasn’t that keen due to the small size (fiddly) and due to the […]

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