Public Art

Public Art Projects range from big budgeted Company commissions to low key non paid work – all done with love, commitment and enthusiasm, here are a few recent ones……

ASDA – Public realm commission including community inclusion, signage, soft and hard landscaping – 2010 – Silverhill, St.Leonards

Mosaic made using local children's dinosaur images - 7 metres

Mosaic based on local children’s dinosaur images collected from four schools and summer community events in the area as part of the community inclusion artwork – 7 metres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RINI0bMoLdc

 

 

 

 

Sid Beynon Memorial – Pebble Mosiac – 2011-  Marina seafront, St.Leonards

Commissioned to commemorate the life and work of popular Beach Artist Sid Benyon. Sid’s art was transitory, using coloured pebbles to create decorative designs and motifs displayed on the beach along the promanade, he was a much loved character and his premature death was a shock to the community.

Dolphin design, a recurring theme of Beach Artist Sid Beynon

Dolphin design, a recurring theme of Beach Artist Sid Beynon

Final touches to the pebble panel - using material sourced from St.Leonards beach

Final touches to the pebble panel – using material sourced from St.Leonards beach

Unveiled by Kim Forward, Mayor of Hastings, October 2011 Photo - Dean Thorpe

Unveiled by Kim Forward, Mayor of Hastings, October 2011
Photo – Dean Thorpe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HASTINGS RETAIL PARK – Signage – 2012

Commissioned to design a Public Art feature that epitomised the historic seaside town of Hastings. Situated in a prominant position on the main A21 entrance road to the town.

Signage design on the A21 entrance to Hastings 2012

Signage design on the A21 entrance to Hastings 2012

Hastings retail park (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Design based on stained glass, using flat colour and black lines around a simplified image.

Design based on stained glass, using flat colour and black lines around a simplified image of Hastings castle on the West hill, the sea with traditional fishing boat, framed by a herring gull

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PINEHILL MURALS –  Dementia Day Care Centre – 2012, Hastings

Commissioned to produce three murals for the centre as ‘Artist in Residence’, working closely with the service users for over three months. From initial designs through to artistic production with painting workshops, demonstrations and one to one guidance. The clients were inspired, entertained and enjoyed being involved in the creative process as well as gaining new skills and working knowledge, they are all thrilled with the finished artworks and proud to be part of it.

Seaside mural showing Hastings habour arm and including all the 'feel good' images suggested by clients

Seaside mural showing Hastings habour arm and including all the ‘feel good’ images suggested by clients

Detail of the Seaside mural showing local character 'Monkey Dave', photographer.

Detail of the Seaside mural showing local character ‘Monkey Dave’, photographer.

 

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