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2017 NEWS

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Saint Andrew, the Fisher of Men
  Saint Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth



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Rodney has now completed the sculpture for the beautiful Minster church of St. Andrew in Plymouth, which was dedicated by the Bishop of Exeter on 7th July.

Further information about this fascinating project can be seen on http://artattheminster.org/. Rodney's intentions and more images of the completed work can be seen by clicking on the image above. Additional coverage can be found in an article in the Plymouth Herald.

Richard Hale

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A bust of Richard Hale, who founded a grammar school in Hertford now named after him, was unveiled in December 2016 to commemorate the school's quatercentenary this year, in advance of a service held in St. Paul's Cathedral to commemorate the event.

EXHIBITIONS

Rodney has been chosen as invité d'honneur at the Salon International des Arts at Zillisheim (Alsace) in October (http://salon-zillisheim.fr)

In April, at the Salon d'Art du Colombier, St. Arnoult-en-Yvelines, Rodney was awarded the medal for the sculpture most popular with children.

Rodney also exhibited at Regarde sur l'oeil at Oust (Ariege) in July, and at Le Tour d'Art at Trie-sur-Baïse (Haut Pyrenées) in August.

At the end of November / beginning of December he is exhibiting with Arts Inter at the Palais Bondy in Lyon.



2016

Exhibition in Foix.

Rodney was invited to exhibit at the Galerie du Lycée Gabriel Fauré in Foix, Ariege,  from September to December. The gallery, sited within the beautiful surroundings of the lycée, is linked with Les Abattoirs, the Museum of Modern Art in Toulouse. The vernissage  took place on the 26th September, shared with the well known British painter David Saunders.

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Lycée Gabriel Fauré


2015

St. Edmund in Cambridge
A third bronze casting of St. Edmund of Abingdon was installed in December at St. Edmund's College Cambridge in front of the chapel, within a fine new architectural refurbishment.

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  2014


COMMISSIONS


The Gift

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Rodney with  Angela Fisher (left) and other members of the sculpture committee after the unveiling of The Gift at St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester.
                                            
This public commission  involved life-sized sculpture for hospitals in West Sussex to promote and celebrate organ donation. The works at St. Richard's Hospital in Chichester and at Worthing Hospital were unveiled in April 2014.

Alfred Russel Wallace

A 2.4m high exterior wall relief of the renowned naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace was unveiled in October 2014 in Hertford, the town where Wallace attended the Grammar School. Dr. George Beccaloni from the Natural History Museum who is chairman of the Wallace Fund, performed the unveiling.

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Rodney with Dr. George Beccaloni at the unveiling.

Rodney has been presented with a copy of Avi Sirlin's fascinating new novel about Wallace, The Evolutionist by the publisher Aurora Metro Books. His review of the book can be seen here.


GALLERIES CURRENTLY EXHIBITING WORK

PAST MAJOR EXHIBITIONS

St. George's Cathedral Sculpture Project, St. George's Cathedral, Perth, Australia (2009)
Galerie Art Présent, 79, Rue Quincampoix, Paris, France (exhibition of 20 works, 2007)
Gallery 27
, Cork Street, Mayfair, London (solo exhibition, 2005)
Woburn Abbey, Woburn, Bedfordshire (2010)
St. Edmund Hall, Oxford (solo exhibition 2009)
Salon d'Art du Colombier, St. Arnoult-en-Yvelines, France (2005-7 & 2010)
Limehouse Gallery, Winter Show, Docklands, London (2010)
Encounters 2008, Hatfield House, Hertrfordshire
The CLA Game Fair 2008, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
Oxford Art Weeks, St. Edmund Hall, Oxford (2005-2008)
Chichester Festivities (2004-5 & 2010)
Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester (solo sculptor 2005)
Newnham Paddox Art Park, Warwickshire (2006-7)
London International Horse Show, Olympia, London (2005)
Chelsea Flower Show & other Royal Horticultural Society shows (1995-2004)
Journées des Plantes, Chateau de Courson, Yvelines, France (1999-2000)
Hertford Art Society Open Exhibition (2010-11)


We are running an increasing number of painting holidays in the Pyrenees from our house there, which won ITV's May the Best House Win - Vive la France,  screened on 4th October 2012, which is also let for gite rental.


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