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Abbey EvansSelected artist profile information for this contemporary British Sculptor
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About Abbey EvansAbbey Evans is a truly remarkable self taught artist producing one off fine bird sculptures using his highly skilled metal craft techniques from a career of repairing aircraft. After a life long passion for wood carving, willow sculpture and nature, the natural progression into metals particularly old copper, has produced a marvelous collection of fine bird sculptures.
Exhibition History of Abbey EvansDorset Art Weeks 2005 and 2006.
Biography / CV of Abbey EvansAfter spending many years as a highly skilled aircraft engineer, Abbey Evans is now a full-time sculptor having previously worked in wood and willow. He lives on the River Brit at West Bay and is inspired by the many waterfowl in his view and a lifetime of wildlife knowledge.
He can adapt the techniques he used with repairing and finely tuning helicopters to the metal sculptures that he produces today.
His pieces are hand crafted from old copper with the uniquely natural green verdigris finish, to enhance the subject with colour. They are mounted on granite and suitable for displaying indoors or out, whichever desired.
Artist Statement of Abbey EvansThe passing years have been instrumental in my realisation of the highly satisfying experience gained from creating objects of art.
Influences / Inspiration of Abbey EvansAbbey Evans lived for two years in Borneo viewing much art produced by the jungle Iban tribe.
Lived for eight years in the Middle East, Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, viewing Arabic art.
Lived for eight years in Greece. studied with Rhea Cotsis and Ivan who truly embedded the seed for sculpting.
Price Range of WorkAbbey Evans's work has a price range from £2,000 to £4,350
Mediums utilisedAbbey Evans's work is found in the following materials:
Copper Old Copper Old Copper on Buckthorn Stump
Artwork CategorisedAbbey Evans's work is found in the following categories on site:
Varietal Mix of Bird Sculptures or Statues (4)
Recycled Materials / Objets trouvees or Upcycle sculpture Statues statuettes (4)
Water Birds / Water Fowl / Seabirds / Waders (3)
Wild Bird Sculptures (3)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures (2)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (2)
Field Sports, Game Birds and Game Animals Sculptures
Big Large Birds Sculptures Statues
Garden Bird and Animal Sculptures
Pool, Pond, Lake Stream or River Water Feature
Game Birds including Pheasant Capercaillie Partridge Black Cock Ptarmigan Grouse Sculpture
ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitionsAbbey Evans's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2013 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2012 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2011 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2010 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2009 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2008 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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