Approved: 16.08.2006

Bruce Williams

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

I use high-tech fabrication techniques to make permanent sculptures and three dimensional photographic objects for public spaces. The materials are robust but they are manipulated to play with light, to create effects that are delicate and subtle. They are always designed for their locations, from the Falls Road in Belfast, to the seafront on Brighton. I work with engineers, architects and material

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  • Location: Brighton, South East
  • Activities: Public art
  • Categories: Architecture, Glass, Metalwork, Photography, Public Art
  • Tags: public space, metal photographs, Digital, CAD, Architecture, Integration, Collaboration, Laser, Light
 

Biography

I use high-tech fabrication techniques to make permanent sculptures and three dimensional photographic objects for public spaces. The materials are robust but they are manipulated to play with light, to create effects that are delicate and subtle. They are always designed for their locations, from the Falls Road in Belfast, to the seafront on Brighton. I work with engineers, architects and material specialists to make sure the work is structurally sound, well integrated into the location and well made.

CV & Education

Public commissions

2014 - Finberry Approach, south of Ashford, Kent

2014 - Springline III, Park Road South, Havant Hampshire

2012 – Swindon Works, Great Western Railway Underpass, Swindon, Wiltshire

2012 - Waterlooville Pavilion, London Road pedestrian precinct, Waterlooville, Hampshire

2011 - Hessle Road Banners, Shopping street, Hessle Road, Hull
2010 - Langley Green Patterns, Shopping area, Langley Green, Crawley
2009 - Boudica Colonnade, Queen Boudica Primary School, Colchester, Essex
2008 - Hreod Elements, Nova Hreod College, Swindon
2008 - Tiger Reeds, Watermark Development, Cardiff Bay
2007 - Pixel Glazing, Seven new schools, North Swindon
2006 - Chelmsford Oak, New Park and Ride Facility, Chelmsford
2006-08 - Springline (I &II), Havant Park and Havant Retail Park, Havant, Hampshire
2005 - Rotherwas Women, Rotherwas Industrial Estate, Hereford
2004 - Droplet, Commercial Road, Portsmouth
2003 - Electric Sheep, Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes
2003 - Gimmie something to dance to..., Salisbury Street multi storey car park, Southampton
2000 - Presence, The Dome Theatre, Brighton
2000 - Waterwings, Blackpool Promenade, Blackpool
1999 - Life Span, The Royal Hospitals, Belfast
1999 - Skelmersdale Rose, Skelmersdale roundabout, Skelmersdale
1997 - Concourse, Wimbledon Station, London Borough of Merton, Wimbledon
1997 - Oscar Wilde Memorial Walk, Chestnut Walk, Reading
1997 - Running Wall, Lee Valley Park Sports Centre, Lee Valley
1996 - Tony Hancock Memorial, Corporation Street, Birmingham
1995 - Untitled, Leicester Royal Infirmary, GU Clinic, Leicester
1995 - Walk, Grafton Shopping Centre, Cambridge
1992 - Kiss Wall, Brighton Promenade, Brighton, East Sussex

 

1984  BA Hons, Fine Art, went College of Higher Education, Newport, Gwent
1981  Foundation Course, Winchester School of Art, Winchester

Teaching Experience:
1990/97  Part-time Lecturer, Foundation Course and National Diploma, University of Portsmouth
Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art, Gwent College of Higher Education: Site Specific Sculpture, Wimbledon Art College: Fine Art Critical Studies, Central St Martins: Design and Craft, University of Brighton.