Curriculum Vitae: TRAINING / PUBLICATIONSARTICLES & REVIEWS / EXHIBITIONS / MAJOR COMMISSIONS

TRAINING

Alec 1974 - 1977 City & Guilds of London Art School

Advanced and Experimental Lettering.

Fiona 1982 - 1984 City & Guilds of London Art School

PUBLICATIONS

1984  The Complete Guide to Calligraphy. Judy Martin. Quiller Press

1985  Lettering & Applied Calligraphy. Rosemary Sassoon. Thames & Hudson.

1989  Heraldry. John Martin Robinson. Chatto & Windus

1990  Festival Landmarks. National Garden Festival, Gateshead.

1995  Making Tracks. Rosalind Merchant. Oxfordshire County Council.

2000  A Walk for Diana. Tom Corby. Royal Parks Agency.

ARTICLES & REVIEWS

1981 House & Garden

1981 Daily Telegraph

1988 Crafts Magazine

1988 The Independent

1988 Oxford Times ‘Limited Edition’

1990 Arts Review

1990 Oxford Times

1991 Financial Times

1991 The Countryman

1993 Physics Review

1994 BBC Music Magazine

1994 Crafts Magazine

1995 Topos. European Landscape Magazine

1995 Perspectives in Architecture

1999 Cotswold Life

2000 Evening Standard  Daily Express  Guardian  The Times  Independent

2002 The Market Place. West Oxford publication.

2011 Television appearance, Flog It. BBC

2010 The Stone Library, Migrating Stones. BBC Radio 4

2014 History In The Making. Sky TV

2017 Architects Journal

2017 e-architect


EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

1980  New Faces. British Craft Centre, London

1980  Art in Action, Oxford

1981  Living Letters. Crafts Study Centre, Bath

1981 A Wood Exhibition. Sunderland & Touring

1982  Making It. Crafts Council Gallery, London

1982  International Woodcarving Exhibition. Parnham House

1982  Prophecy & Vision. Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery

1984  Enhancing Our Inheritance, London

1984  A Closer Look at Lettering. Crafts Council Gallery, London

1984  The Artist & the Church. Leicester Museum & Art Gallery.

1988  Open Show. Contemporary Applied Arts, London

1988  Lettering & The Printed Word. Cirencester Workshops

1989  The Spirit of the Letter. Portsmouth City Museum & Art Gallery

1990  Stonecarving. St Giles Church, Oxford.

1991  The Avant Garden. Barbican Arts Centre, London

1993  The Art of Embellishment. Shad Thames Gallery, London

1994  Crafts Showcase. Abingdon Museum

1995  Letterati. Oxford Gallery

1995  From Maquette to Monument. Rochdale Art Gallery. One man show.

1996  Individual Characters. Southern Arts Touring Exhibition

1997  Fresh Air. Quenington Sculpture Show, Gloucestershire

1998  L is for Lettering. Cornwall Crafts Association, Trelowarren

1999  Last Words. Salisbury Poetry Festival.

1999  The Garden Gallery Summer Exhibition. Broughton, Hants.

1999  Crafts in Churches. Burford Church, Oxfordshire

2001  Crafts in Gardens. Stanton Harcourt Manor, Oxfordshire

2002  In Memoriam. One man show. St Giles Church, Oxford

2003  Stone, Fire, Paper, Water. Group Show, West Ox Arts. Bampton, Oxon

2003  Speaking Stones 3. Mill Dene Garden, Blockley, Glos.

2003  Turrill Sculpture Exhibition. Oxford

2003  Crafts in Gardens. Broughton Castle, Oxon

2004  Art for your Garden. West Ox Arts, Bampton

2005  Angels. St Giles Church, Oxford

2012  Hidcote Gardens, Gloucestershire. Sculpture Trail

2014  Oxfordshire Artweeks garden exhibition

2015  Handmade For Highgate. London

2016  Oxfordshire Artweeks  Artist's open Studio

2016  Avebury Manor, Wiltshire. National Trust Sculpture Trail

2017 Oxfordshire Artweeks Artist's open Studio & Gallery

POSITIONS HELD

Represented on the Crafts Council Index of Craftspeople since 1979

1984-1990  Executive Committee. Council for the Care of Churches

1989-1994  Oxford Diocesan Advisory Committee

1994-1995  Southern Arts Craft Panel

1999-2004  Trustee, Memorials by Artists

2004- 2007 Chairman, West Oxfordshire Arts Association


MAJOR COMMISSIONS INCLUDE

1986  Chichester Cathedral. Memorial To Dean Walter Hussey

1986  Peterborough Cathedral. Memorial to Katherine of Aragon

1987  St Paul’s Cathedral. Memorial to Sir Henry Wellcome

1988  Westminster Abbey. Memorial to Matthew Arnold

1989  Tunsgate Square, Guildford. Mural brick carving

1990  Gateshead Garden Festival. Sundial Sculpture with Sioban Coppinger

1994  Canterbury Cathedral. Memorial to St Anselm

1994  Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton. D-Day Memorial

1995  Swindon. Poetry & Sculpture Trail

1995  Winchester Cathedral. Commemorative Plaques

1996  Royal Quays, Tyne & Wear. Poetry installations with Linda France. Civic Trust Award

1996  Truro Cathedral.  Commemorative floor plaque

1997  High Wycombe.  Poetry installation, Jack Scruton Garden

1997  Wells Cathedral.  Commemorative boards.

1998  Lee Valley Park, Stanstead Abbots.  Public Art poetry installation.

1998  Hampshire County Council.  Bronze lettering, Winchester Law Courts

1998  Birmingham Cathedral.  Commemorative tablets.

1998  Oxford County Museum, Woodstock.  Commemorative water feature.

1998  Winchester Cathedral. Memorial to Royal Green Jackets.

1999  Hampshire Sculpture Trust. Sculpture with lettering, Littleton, Winchester.

1999  St Paul’s Cathedral.  Memorial to Dean Evans

1999  Various Millennium monuments, Alnwick, Berrick Salome, Bellingham, Holton, etc.

2000  Royal Parks of London. Memorial waymarkers for Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk

2000  British Embassy, Moscow.  Commemorative opening feature.

2000  Stony Stratford. Five Gateway Marker features.

2001  The Post Office, Rugby.  Commemorative sculpture with lettering

2001  Magdalen College, Oxford.  War memorial

2001  Wantage, Oxon.  John Betjeman Memorial Park. Poetry installations.

2001  Bath.  Poetry pavement, Milsom Street

2001  St Paul’s Cathedral. Memorial to Baron O’Brien

2001  Lee Valley Park, London. Carved Sculpture memorial.

2002  Millennium Monument. Woodstock, Oxon

2003  Winchester Cathedral. Gurkha Memorial

2003  Great Missenden, Bucks. Memorial to Roald Dahl

2003  Winchester Cathedral. Memorial to Bishop  John Taylor

2004  St Pauls Cathedral.  Memorial to Sir Humphrey Gibbs

2005  St John’s Church, Cardiff. Memorial to Sir Owen Temple-Morris

2005  Hampshire County Council. Sculptures, Glebe Gardens, Basingstoke

2006  St Paul’s Cathedral. Memorial to Sir Bertram Ramsay.

2007  Pillgwenlly Park, Newport, S. Wales. Public Art poetry installation.

2007  Recipient of major Arts Council grant for research into Mexican Sculpture 

and development of own studio output.

2008  Slough Town Centre. Public Art multi-cultural poetry installations

2008  Chichester Cathedral. Memorial to 12C Bishop Ralph de Luffa.

2009  Bodeian Library, Oxford. 9 new carved stone Gargoyles.

2009  Chichester Cathedral.  Memorial to Gustav Holst.

2009  The Stone Library, Migrating Stones. Carved forms with poetry by Alyson Hallett

2010  Darwin’s Obelisk. University Museum, Oxford.

2010  Rockliffe Hall, Teesside. Poetry & sculpture installation.

2010  Bodleian Library, Oxford. New Benefactors’ panel.

2011  Word sculpture, Moorbank Botanical Gardens, Newcastle University.

2012  Carvings & decorative metal screens, Highgate School, London.

2013  Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Commemorative Plaques.

2013  Westmill Woodland Burial Ground, Swindon. Standing stone.

2014  The Alchester Project, Military Museum, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Commemorative Plaques.

2014  The Dickson Poon University of Oxford China Centre, Oxford. Royal commemorative Plaques.

2015  Kew Bridge Pumping Station development project, St James's. Sculpture with poetry Installations.

2015  OGM, Oxford. Focal stone Sculpture.

2016  The Longwall Library, Magdalen College, Oxford University. Benefactors panel, Royal commemorative plaques and stone signs.

2016  Winchester College new Library and Hall buildings, Winchester. Commemorative stone bench and glass screens.

2016  The Henry Box School, Oxfordshire. Stone and bronze sculptures with carved poetry.

2016  Highgate Junior School new building, London. Stone and bronze sculptures, architectural lettering, decorative gates.

2016  Winchester College Treasury, Hampshire. Benefactors commemorative glass panels.

2017  Downing College, Cambridge University. Commemorative benefactor slate plaque.

2017  Oxford University, Lady Margaret Hall. Commemorative focal sculpture and plaque.

AWARDS

2014  Oxford Preservation Trust

2017  RIBA London Awards

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