Nigel Ross ✐
|Sculptor in wood. Outdoors & nature|
|geboren||1956 in Hertfordshire, UK|
|lebt in||Perthshire, Scotland|
1995 -two residencies at Grizedale Sculpture Park, Lake District. Various exhibitions at New Art Centre, Salisbury; many public and private commissions throughout the UK and Europe.
Symposiums: Irdning , Sattendorf and Austrian Art Association , Konstanjevica Slovenia, Euro-sculpture Brittany.
Trees and wood are a theme that has run through my life.
As a child, living in rural Hertfordshire I was happiest running wild in the surrounding woodlands. Our family moved to the Isle of Arran in Scotland, where my stepfather, sculptor David Gilbert opened my eyes to art and sculpture and carving wood.
The love of the outdoors led me to working in various forestry related employment and eventually running my own fencing dyking and forestry business on Arran.
My art developed from this background with the rhythms and energy of nature being an inspiration and by the mid-nineties I was working fulltime as a sculptor and maker.
I sculpt from lengths of fallen trees creating abstract forms sometimes with a functional element. The sculpture, sculptural benches and furniture, bridges etc are situated in woodlands, parks, gardens, schools, hospitals, and new developments across Britain, Europe and USA.
I am also creating pieces for interiors, which can be incorporated in new architecture, buildings and homes. I’m happy to work on projects with interior designers and architects.
I work to commission and usually have new pieces that can be viewed on request. I now live near Dunkeld in Perthshire Scotland where work can be viewed by appointment.
|1999 (C13)||Source / Quelle|