Resumé

Eleanor Cross, Charing Cross Station, London

Recreating exemplar carvings that act as future reference for the Eleanor Cross. An Angel, crockets, crosses, shields decorative panels and various architectural ornamental details.
The Eleanor Cross is one of the most ornately decorated monuments in the UK.
Client: South Eastern Rail
Main contractor: Paye Stone
 

Whitechapel High Street, London, 2012 Marathon route.

High Street 2012
The new work compliments the beautiful Art Nouvelle stone building opposite which houses the White Chapel Art Gallery. The Building was in major need of repair, and this, the first restoration of the High Street 2012 program now makes a major contribution to lifting the high street and surrounding area. The work involved designing and creating Lion head capitals and scroll brackets in Bath stone.
Architect: Julian Harrap Architects
Main contractor: Paye Stone

Westminster Abbey, London

Design and carving of new works for the abbey. Modelling and carving of portraits of modern patrons and those involved with the Abbey. This new work is taking place in tandem with a restoration program.
Scheme led by Nimbus Conservation Ltd.
Video of work

Pebble in the Pond, Belleek

Public Art Commission. Carving of stone sofa for the centre of the village.
A Peace II funded project commissioned by Pebble in the Pond, Belleek. Stone Sofa acting as a central welcoming piece for the town and bringing people together.
Working closely with Belleek District Community Group and McKeon Stone

The Braid Museum and Arts Complex, Ballymena

Public Art Commission. 11 metre long releif carving on the side of the new museum. Collaborating with writer and schools.
Commissioned by The Braid Ballymena Borough Council
Architect: Consarc Design Group

Cowlersley, Huddersfield

Public Art commission. Carving of life-size stone sofa, two armchairs and a rug. Work shop and community consultation driven project. Working closely with Council and Stamford Stone Company.
Commissioned by Open Art
Client: Kiklees Council

Russborough House, Co. Wicklow

On-going restoration of 18th Century urns at Russborough House. Leading on the introduction of replacement Urns. Working closely with conservator and architect.
Architect: Howley Hayes
Client: Alfred Beit Foundation

St. Georges Church, Hardwicke Place, Dublin

Replacement of Edward Smyth's Angel head, Oakleaf Swag Ornament, and Ionic Capital.
Architect: Jim O'Connor and Assoc.
Main contractor: Rainey
Client: Eugene O' Connor

Saint Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle

Design and carving of new Grotesques
Client: The Dean and Chapter of St George's Chapel
In association with City and Guilds London

Apsley House, No.1 London

Recarving of Corinthians Capitals

St. Martins Church, Dorking

Replacement of Capitals acting as a future reference for carving.

Suffolk Cathedral, Bury St. Edmunds

Extensive carving of Pinnicles on the Cathedral as part of carving team. The Millenium Project sponsored final phase of the Cathedral involved the carving of 12 small and 4 large crocket laden pinnacles.

Criterion Building, London

(Stone West)

BP Research Centre, Sunbury

(Kindersley Studio)

Kindersley Centre, Berkshire

(Kindersley Studio)

ACHIEVEMENTS

2004

The Villiers David Foundation Award for Historic Carving

2003

Worshipful Company of Masons Award for 'skill in the art of stone masonry'
The City & Guilds Lettering Prize

2002

An FW Bull National Award for stone carving at the 2002 National Stone Show

1997

Guinness Designer of the Future Award

EDUCATION

2001 - 2004

City & Guilds of London Art School, London
Degree equivalent diploma in Architectural Stone Carving
Awarded First

1999 - 2000

Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork
3rd year of 4 year Fine Art degree, transferred from Dublin Institute of Technology

1997 - 1999

Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin
1st and 2nd year of 4 year Fine Art degree


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