Sculpting for me is re-discovering the art of play, but with heavier machinery and a lot of heat!
My influences often have a scientific background, in the microscopic world and the amazing forms that can be found there and their unseen influence on our world, or the layering of mapping information onto a landscape. I aim to pass on this wonder of the unseen through my work.
I have a fascination with the texture of decay and the mixing of different media. I love the surface of rusted steel, but combining it with the shiny coloured and textured surface of a bronze object bring both to life. After perfecting the art of bronze casting, I now try to introduce deliberate flaws into some of my moulds, embracing the unexpected and intriguing results these can produce when the molten bronze breaks through.