Stephen West

Artist, Curator

Stephen West is an artist mainly using drawing and sculpture in wood and#or stone in a dynamic figurative style.He was Director Creative Development for Safle, the public arts organisation for Wales, from 2007 to 2008 and previously Co-Director for Cywaith Cymru Artworks Wales and Head of the Residency Programme. He has worked as a gallery curator and public art commissioner as well as a producer of artists' projects. Trained as a painter at St Martins School of Art and Royal College of Art (1982), he has been a fine art lecturer and worked as a gallery education officer. He is also a regular exhibiting artist, sculptor and painter, with one-person shows between 1990 and 1998 and exhibiting in group shows such as Whitechapel Open, Hayward Annual, 56 Group, National Eisteddfod, Jerwood Drawing prize, Hunting/Observer prize, Spectator/Adam prize etc. read full statement

Location Welshpool, Wales
Activities Lecturing, Workshops, Curating
Artforms Curatorial project, Drawing, Mixed Media, Sculpture
Tags drawing, sculpture, trees, satirical, wales, dynamic, rural, stone, stone carving