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Mosaic Fish, North Uist       Taigh
Chearsabhagh Art Centre, North Uist, Outer Hebrides. This sculpture,
the William MacGillivray Bi-centenary Sculpture Project on North Uist,
is a three dimensional sculpture of a mackerel (once common in the Outer
Hebrides, now less so). Funded by the Scottish Arts Council and
Scottish Natural Heritage, it is five metres long, and constructed
directly on to the rock. The mosaic is composed of: local pebbles (white
marble, black basalt), shells, and sea-worn glass. The sculpture was
constructed to withstand being submerged by high tides.
Essex Skipper Butterfly Sculpture, Colchester       Artwork
commissioned by Colchester Borough Council for the Big Garden, High
Woods Country Park, Colchester, Essex. Made of metal and vitreous
mosaic, the sculpture is approximately two and a half metres high, and
features a locally found butterfly. The structure was made by Thrussell
& Thrussell metal smiths.
Warneford Hospital Sculpture, Oxford       Sculpture
commission for Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS
Foundation Trust. Funded by Arts Council England and Artscape. Vitreous
glass mosaic applied to six stainless steel waves that undulate down a
gentle slope. The piece was inspired by Walt Whitman’s poem: ‘As I Ebb’d
with the Ocean of Life’.
Highfield Hospital Wall Panel, Oxford       Artwork for the new Highfield Hospital building. One of a series of mosaic panels, inspired by drawings by the residents. Vitreous tesserae and coloured grout.
'Goldfish Pond'       Vitreous and gold leaf tesserae. 107 x 45 cm.