Posts Tagged ‘woven’

Land Water Vessel

02/03/2010

This is a 14’ long open woven canoe made on site at Taigh Chearsabhagh Arts Centre, North Uist, from willow, hazel, heather and salmon skins which are wrapped around the gunwales, struts, keel and paddle. The work was part of a one person show called Land Water and Language, made after the experience of a […]






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Redwood Vortex

10/05/2005

Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, California.   A temporary 70’ structure, woven in willow and Poplar around a Redwood Tree behind the gallery at the Villa and commissioned as part of the outdoor sculpture program. The work formed a part of an exhibition called Whorls with two related pieces inside in the Gallery (see exhibitions  – Whorls).   […]






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Time Capsule

10/03/2002

South Carolina Botanic Garden at Clemson Commissioned by The sculpture program at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, Clemson and funded by National Foundation for the Arts. The work comprises two large woven stick domes in a figure of 8 plan. The nucleus of each dome is a rammed earth monolith in a woven stick mould. […]






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Willow Domes on the Este

Willow Domes on the Este

10/03/2002

Neddernhof, Nr Hamburg, Germany   The work comprises two woven willow domes on the banks of the river Este, in the private estate of Hans Edmund Siemers at Neddernhof, south of Hamburg, Germany. The domes are made from planted, woven and grafted willow sticks, which are growing and will form one tree in the plan […]






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Holding Light

Holding Light

01/01/2000

  Fabrica, Brighton, UK A 10m high woven double dome in hazel and willow as a one-month installation on the theme of shelter. Commissioned by Fabrica, funded by National Arts Lottery and Brighton & Hove Council.






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Drawing in Space

26/03/1999

A unique work, willow and hazel suspended with nylon thread  – 509 x 55 x 30 cm – available to order






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Shimanto River Spheres

14/10/1997

Higashitsuno-mura, Kochi Prefecture, Japan, spheres decreasing in size from 160 cm diam to 65 cm. diam.    






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Tree Vortex

14/04/1996

Dragsholm Castle, Odsherred, Denmark. 20 m. high x 3 m. diam at base.  






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Vortex

10/08/1994

Lewes Castle, Sussex.   Commissioners: South East Arts and Lewes District Council. Brief: To make a temporary installation sculpture as part of the Lewes Arts Festival. This was the first really big woven work I made and I had no idea at the time if it would work. It was made of woven hazel and […]






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Tree Mountain Shelter

14/03/1994

Arte Sella, Sella Valley, Italy. Stone on woven sticks, covered by an outer shelter of sticks. – 2.6 m. x 4 m. x 3.6 m. high  






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Five Sisters

02/03/1994

Willow and cow dung. Largest – 58 x 81 cm. Smallest- 40 x 33 cm. collection artist  






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Kayak Bundles

02/03/1994

Willow and willow bark  – 198 x 15 x 10 cm – private collection    






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Air Vessel

02/03/1994

Willow, suspended on nylon thread – 518 x 56 x 30 cm –  collection artist  






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Covered Cairn

14/03/1993

TICKON (Tranekær International Centre for Art and Nature), Langeland, Denmark. This was commissioned as a temporary piece and comprises a cairn of glacial boulders enclosed by a dome of woven sticks  






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Cholla Bundles

02/03/1993

Cholla sticks, willow and yucca – 38.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm. – collection artist    






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Adharc Basket

27/06/1991

A woven heather basket containing rams horns cast in peat and PVA, plus two in bronze. Adharc is Irish for horn. Bronze horns were found preserved in the peat bogs of Ireland and are thought to be 2000 years old. They may have been played like a didgeridoo. – 86 cm diam. x 40.6 cm […]






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Basket For The Forest Deer

27/02/1987

Sussex, England – 56 x 79 x 79 cm






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Twenty Places, twenty herbs, twenty stones

27/01/1986

Basket made containing a stone from twenty places and made of plants collected from those places. Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland – silverweed.   Mount Caburn, Sussex – Salad Burnet.  Glastonbury, Somerset – Yarrow.  Auvernes, France – Ginseng.  Cevennes, France – Broom.  Friston Forest, Sussex – Wayfaring tree.  High Rocks, Kent – Yew.  Ben Alder, Scotland […]






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Basket for the moment between Life and Death

27/02/1985

This coil basket with two sheep’s horns interlocked at the top was made for that moment of anticipation in the year between winter and Spring, where the Earth seems to hold its breath. – 36 x 46 x 46 cm






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Four Spheres

14/04/1984

Ben Alder, Grampian Mountains, Scotland.  






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