Public Art Portishead Quays The Lady Sings, Michael Disley Flying, Lucy Glendinning Fallen Nails, Cod Steaks Ship to Shore, Jon Buck Gates and Fencing to Portishead Primary School, Matthew Fedden When Shall We Three Meet Again...?, Robert Stuart Clamp
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Kirby, Rick

Artist's Statement – relating to Portishead Quays artwork: Rick Kirby

'Arc of Angels’ in Central Park has a dual relevance to Portishead. Firstly the figures representing the new community, both unique and individual, yet gaining strength and support in their united formation. The piece also relates to the five radio towers that stood for many years on the site.

Contact Email rick.kirby@btinternet.com

Website: www.rickkirby.com 

Career Highlights:

Awards

First Data Resources Award

Rouse Kent Public Art Award

Exhibitions

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden

Langham Fine Art

Public Commissions

Installing Echo1997 – Chad Sculpture Park, Kent; Friary Court, Boston, Lincolnshire

The Gardens of Gaia, Kent

Prudhoe Arts Complex, Northumberland (unveiled by Chris smith, Minister of Culture).

1998 – London Symphony Orchestra, the Barbican.

1999 – Brixworth Country Park, Northamptonshire.

2000 – Castlemilk, Gateway to Glasgow

The National Trust, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk

St Thomas ’ Hospital, South Bank, London (unveiled by HRH Princess Margaret).

2001 – Burghley House, Lincolnshire

Calne Town Centre, North Wiltshire (unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II).

2002 – The National Trust, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk (unveiled by Shamus Heaney) Installing Echo

Central Park, Port Marine, Portishead, North Somerset

Burghley House, Lincolnshire.

2003 – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Ravenswood, Ipswich.

2004 – Central Spine, Port Marine, Portishead

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

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