Walter Bailey

Artist

Concepts The majority of my sculptures are directly carved in wood. I work with rhythmic forms based on universal patterns of movement found in the natural world. The focus of my work is humanities relationship with nature, celebrating our links with the dynamic cycle of the seasons and exploring thresholds on the life journey. The main body of my work over the past fifteen years has been creating site specific work for the rural and urban landscape, both in Britain and on the continent. In summer 2000 I was invited to Japan to receive the international Enku award in recognition of my work to date. Influences Environmental, nature, culture, myth, installation, ice, wood, fire, drawing, metaphorical, abstract. Career path Public Sculpture Work with architects Private commission Exhibitions Design work Residencies Project management Radio/TV Collections: Works in private and corporate collections in the UK, USA, Guernsey, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Japan, Australia and in Towner Gallery Collection, Eastbourne, Sussex

Location Forest Row, South East
Activities Lecturing, Residencies, Workshops, Built environment, Public art, Private commissions, Curating, Visual arts consultancy, Project management
Artforms / type of project Consultancy, Architecture, Drawing, Environment, Glass, Installation, Participatory, Public Art, Sculpture
Tags wood sculpture fire environment architecture biology mythology figure abstract installation
Website http://www.walterbailey.co.uk

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