The work of Sydney based sculptor Morgan Shimeld, is primarily concerned with the abstraction, construction and manipulation of pure form. He works intuitively in a creative and meditative process striving to find a natural sense of balance, strength, and elegance in the complex arrangement of abstracted minimalist forms.
Shimeld’s sculptures, constructed out of fabricated or cast bronze or steel, hold a powerful presence as well a subtle quality of understated beauty. Working from small to large scale, Shimeld’s sculptures translate well to any scale because of their universal characteristics. His aim is to a draw the viewer in, creating a relationship between the spectator and the space in between. Walking around Shimeld’s work gives the experience of presence and unique disposition of each piece.
In 2000, Shimeld graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts, from the University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts. Shimeld has been a finalist in a number of prestigious art prizes and his work has been sought after by many private collectors and has also been acquired by Artbank Australia.
The work of Sydney based sculptor, Morgan Shimeld, is primarily concerned with the aesthetic and theoretical concepts of modernist architecture and design. Shimeld’s work, characterised by attention to structure and form, incorporates cast, welded and fabricated bronze and steel.
80 x 55 x 30 cm
Highly Commended; Finalist
Judges of the 2014 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Lisa Havilah (Director of Carriageworks), Justin Miller (International Art Advisor and former Chairman of Sotheby's Australia) and Gretel Packer (Arts Patron and Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW).
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