The first sculpture installed on the site in 2001 – 'Towards The Sky' a 5.5 metre rust coloured corten steel sculpture was inspired by the old lock gates, the form and material reflecting the quayside, boatyard and industrial nature of the original site, its height and presence acting as a focal point within the development.
ENERGY ARTWORK SCULPTURE
The proposed sculpture will stand astride an 11 metre long illuminated pale green glass strip 30 m wide set flush with the ground.
The 6 metre long main body of the sculpture will be constructed from galvanized steel to reflect the industrial element of the old power station - along each curved edge will be side emission fibre optic strands which will have moving light rippling through them. Two spikes rise up 6.5 metres towards the sky with a cool blue / green LED light strip up the one narrow edge of each spike.
The choice of colours (green / blue / white) reflect the colour of electricity with the lighting effects designed to imply that the energy source is still there below the ground.
Shortlisted for the Charles Woollaston Award RA 2005
Otto Beit Medal for Sculpture of Outstanding Merit 1997
Frampton Award for sculpture in a public place 1996
Chantrey Bequest, London
City of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Contemporary Arts Society, London
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
Goodwood Sculpture Park
Gruss & Co, New York, USA
Linklaters & Paines, London
Nef / Stefansson collection Washington DC, USA
Royal Academy, London
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Still Lines solo exhibition - Jubilee Park, Canary Wharf, London 2004
Thinking Big: Concepts for 21st Century British Sculpture Guggenheim, Venice, Italy 2002
Concept Editions Goodwood Sculpture Park , Goodwood 2001
Works on paper Redfern Gallery, London 2000
The Shape of the Century City of Salisbury and Canary Wharf 1999 Represented by the Redfern Gallery, London
2004 Medal for British Art Medal Society IN THE SKY THERE IS NO EAST OR WEST
2002 2.2m bronze THE EDGE OF LIGHT Cordes, France
2001 5.5m corten TOWARDS THE SKY Portmarine, Nr Bristol UK
1998 3.3m bronze THE SILENCE OF SHADOWS Great Barrington, Mass. USA