Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘paul cox’ Category

Chelsea Fringe -The Headline Acts

ChelseaFringeLogo2013_Brighton (2)

The Paper House herself

IMG_8145

With the paper garden in tow and now its attendant art gallery coming along for the ride !

IMG_8149

The gallery includes some amazing pictures which were so kindly sent to me by a teacher Lisa Wee and her class of pupils from a school in Nairobi ,Kenya… so here they are being exhibited in the garden.. the paintings will also join Anne Kelly’s exhibition in our grade room for the rest of the season.

When we thought about our week (31st May until 8th June 2014)  of paper related happenings,workshops and exhibitions  for the Chelsea Fringe down on the prairies ,we knew we would have wealth of stars to help us get into that groove and here are the best stars we have been able to line up for you

Pages by Stages : Alison Crosthwaite

alisoncrosthwaitenotebookimage1

Prairie hens in paper kilns : Sabine Dahn

sabinedahnceramichickensabinedahnpaperkiln

alongside these stars are their co-stars

Anne Kelly : our talented textile artist  in residence who will be inspiring us with her textiles ,and guiding craftwork in paper ,textiles and beyond from the prairie wagon in the garden room

annekellyimage13

Jill Tattersall  : an artist with an eye for paper making who will be helping you send out postcards from the prairies and who will be constructing concertina books to baffle and bamboozle and she will be showing you how to make your own Matisse masterpiece

Matisse cutouts  (2)

 

 

Prairie Concertina-2

Jill Staples : a lovely local photographer working with images applied on to Japanese papers.She also makes beautifully colour co-ordinate photographic books

jillstaplesimage6

Paul Cox: sculptor extraordinaire turning his hand to big paper sculpture

paulcoxpaperboat3

Lydia Crook: paper sculptor whose work we shall be exhibiting via our virtual online gallery

lydiacrookmarymary

Julia Widdows : writer extraordinaire who will be promoting her books and will be running a win a book competition

julialeeclemency (2)

the ways of paper are many and mysterious.. And it is time for you to experience their many layers and latitudes..

And don’t forget the strangely challenging and wonderful Paw People exhibition by Tom Barker now showing in a marquee in the garden.

10262060_10152859437019966_7516457998714480385_n-2

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

paulcoxpaperboat3

On the High Seas

We are very much looking forward to the quirky sculptor Paul Cox coming to our garden this summer . And to kick start his season , he is  joining us for our Little Paper House on the Prairie event and shall be bringing some very large paper boats to float on our ponds and across the grassy swathes.. The seas will lap our shores !

paulcoximage3

Who is he and what does he do?

Paul is an award winning sculptor specialising in mixed Media construction. He was awarded the Henry Moore scholarship to study postgraduate sculpture at the Royal Academy Schools, London. His sculptural work is represented internationally in public and private collections.

Paul lives and works in the South-east where he runs a workshop that produces his one off sculptural work and a range of affordable unique items for home and garden . Paul sells his affordable range directly to the public at craft fairs, art markets, open houses and gardens.

paulcoximage11

He will be exhibiting in our garden throughout the summer and autumn and at our unusual plant and art fair on 31st august ! From larger commissioned pieces to smaller sized garden stakes and individual decorative pieces you can be sure you will be amused and captivated

paulcoximage7

What other people say….

“The art world has been accused of taking itself to seriously, so its refreshing to discover an artist whose work has a tongue in cheek approach”.

paulcoximage1

Sussex Life Magazine

“Art should provoke emotions and enrich our lives and Paul offers sculpture with an undeniable boyish charm that is infectious. It is impossible not to smile at, or interact with, his idiosyncratic style. paul’s sculpture thrives on a sense of play, but his work should not be regarded as a novelty. He is a dedicated artist who consciously chooses not to take himself to seriously, providing a breath of fresh air to the contemporary art market”.

Nicolas Toovey 2012

Read More about Paul Cox and see more images of his work on his website www.paul-cox.co.uk.

Read Full Post »