Ava is an expression of my inner being - she was created as a ’steam of consciousness’ sculpture and is feminine in nature. What you see is the result of a conversation that I had with the raw stone - in this case Statuario Carrara marble.
I do not use maquettes or predetermine the outcome of any of my stone sculptures - they evolve naturally. Ava was totally hand carved in a very slow process of hand chiselling, filing and hand polishing in early 2019.
Courtesy of Clara Street Gallery
40 x 22 x 27 cm
Judges of the 2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Professor Ross Harley (Dean of the Faculty of Art & Design and UNSW Chair of Arts and Culture), Louise Herron AM (Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Opera House) and Tim Ross (Design and Architecture advocate, Broadcaster, Author and Comedian).
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