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April 2016

Received commission from Ian Fogg to make a study of his wonderful chaser but now hunter chaser, Join Together.

March 2016

Received commission from my old friends, Justin, Victoria and Quentin Crawford to create a lasting memorial in celebration of the life of their dear mother, Cynthia.

February 2016

Recent meeting with Jamie Rountree of the Rountree Tryon Gallery, London resulted in him offering to exhibit some of my work.

Pleased to be making a study of Shunna, a black Labrador, for Sally and Patrick Gent.

January 2016

Sales of AP McCoy busts continue.

New Turned Loose bronze selling well.

Received commission to create a life-size bust of David Bontoft, son of Peter, Managing Director of Hull Cartridges.

December 2015

Started work on repeat order for Golden  Boot and Golden Glove Trophies for the Barclays Bank Premier League.

October 2015

Started casting small half life-size heads of AP which are being well received by various racing enthusiasts some of whom are closely associated with his career.

September 2015

Finished bronze study of Champion Beef Shorthorn head study and delivered it to his owner, Charles Horton, near Cirencester.

Made a celebratory half-life size study in honour of the great Anthony McCoy.

August 2015

The three Dodging Bullet bronzes now completed.

Niarchos Racing have ordered a bronze casting of the solid silver Vodafone Oaks Trophy won by Light Shift in 2007.

Started to make life-size bust study of Peter Bontoft of Hull Cartridges.

July 2015

Bronze study of Coombe Hill delivered to Geoff Thompson.

Creative studio work on Dodging Bullets completed and a mould has also been made.  I  have made three waxes ready for casting.

June 2015

Life-size bronze study of Jack Berry unveiled by HRH The Princess Royal at Jack Berry House, Malton, North Yorkshire.

Trophy for the Barclays Premier League Golden Boot Award won by Sergio Aguero (Manchester United).

 May 2015

Exhibition of work at Duncombe Park, North Yorkshire.

Sculptor in Residence at the Bath & West Show – 27, 28, 29 and 30 May.

April 2015

Commission from Sir Martin Broughton and friends, to make a bronze sculpture of two mile Champion Chase winner, Dodging Bullets.

March 2015

Commissioned Geoff Thompson to make a bronze sculpture of his horse Coombe Hill, winner of seventeen races.

January 2015

Rosanne Dobson commissions four bronze head studies of her horse, Benvolio.

August 2014

Commission to make three quarter life-size bronze sculptures of seven grandchildren for Irish client.  This commission will take up most of my time for the coming months.

July 2014

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust study for Angela and Owen James of their 16 year old son.

June 2014

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust sculpture of the eldest son of Dr Genevieve and Peter Davis.

May 2014

Commission from John Ravenscroft to make a bronze sculpture of a Jersey Cow.

February 2014      

Commission from Wild West to make Barclays Bank Premier League Golden Boot and Golden Glove Awards for the next three years.

January 2014

Commission from the Directors of Newton Abbott Racecourse to create a life-size bronze bust of A P McCoy.

December 2013

Unveiling of Bill Whittle bust at Haydock Park Racecourse.

November 2013

Commission from J P McManus to create a study of A P McCoy and Mountain Tunes to celebrate A P’s 4000th winner.

October 2013

Commission to make life-size bronze standing figure of former racehorse trainer and co-founder of the injured Jockeys Fund, Jack Berry to stand at Jack Berry House, Malton, Yorkshire.

First day as Artist in Residence at Wincanton Racecourse – 17 October.

July 2013

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust sculpture of Lord Halifax’s grandson.

June 2013

Commission to make a life-size bust of Madeleine.

Commission to make a bronze study of a Patterdale bitch, Crumble.

 May 2013

Exhibition of my work at Bolton Hall, North Yorkshire.

April 2013

Commissioned to make a bronze sculpture of a German Short Haired Pointer.

December 2012

Commission from Jockey Club Racecourses to make a life-size bronze bust of Bill Whittle, Chairman of Haydock Park Racecourse.

November 2012

Kauto Star half life-size bronze sculpture unveiled at Haydock Park Racecourse by his owner, Clive Smith, which was shown on Channel 4 television.

August 2012

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust of Richard Jackson MBE.

July 2012

Paul Nicholls requested a second bronze cast to be made of Kauto Star to stand in the grounds of his new house in Ditcheat.

June 2012

Coolmore Stud, Ireland requested a second casting of the Derby Trophy 2001 to be put on permanent display at the Stud.

May 2012

Two syndicate members of the ‘Festival Goers’, Chris Barber and Lynne Hunt have commissioned a study of their champion hurdler, Rock on Ruby; a very good looking horse. Equine back specialist, Teresa Dufosee, Kauto Star’s groom, Rose Loxton and, most importantly, Paul Nicholls have all been to my studio to see the half life-size of Kauto Star; all are very impressed.  The mould and casting process can now begin.

April 2012

Commission from John Hales to make a bronze sculpture of Neptune Collonges, winner of the the Grand National.

Commission from Wilton Hunt to make a study of a bronze of a hound to present to their retiring Master, Mark Hankinson.

March 2012

Delivered the bronze trophy for the David Nicholson Memorial Trophy to Cheltenham Racecourse.

Paul and Emma Williams, owners of Golden Girl (the show jumper) have commissioned me to make a bronze sculpture of their great mare.

February 2012

The new Betfair Denman Chase to be run at Newbury on 11 February will have as it’s perpetual trophy, the fifth and final cast of my Denman study. I feel particularly proud to know that this bronze has the most perfect and permanent home for, what I hope, will be many years to come.

December 2011

Commission from Betfair and Haydock Park to make a half-life size sculpture of Kauto Star. The finished work will stand at Haydock Park, home of Kauto’s four Betfair Chase wins and will be unveiled next year.

October 2011

By commissioning me to make a study of the great Kauto Star, Paul Nicholls is adding to his growing collection of bronzes. He already has studies I have made of his other two Cheltenham Gold Cup winners – See More Business and Denman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rom Jockey Club Racecourses to make a life-size bronze bust of Bill Whittle, Chairman of Haydock Park Racecourse.

April 2013

Commissioned to make a bronze sculpture of a German Short Haired Pointer.

May 2013

Exhibition of my work at Bolton Hall, North Yorkshire.

June 2013

Commission to make a life-size bust of Madeleine.

Commission to make a bronze study of a Patterdale bitch, Crumble.

July 2013

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust sculpture of Lord Halifax’s grandson.

October 2013

Commission to make life-size bronze standing figure of former racehorse trainer and co-founder of the injured Jockeys Fund, Jack Berry to stand at Jack Berry House, Malton, Yorkshire.

First day as Artist in Residence at Wincanton Racecourse – 17 October.

November 2013

Commission from J P McManus to create a study of A P McCoy and Mountain Tunes to celebrate A P’s 4000th winner.

December 2013

Unveiling of Bill Whittle bust at Haydock Park Racecourse.

January 2014

Commission from the Directors of Newton Abbott Racecourse to create a life-size bronze bust of A P McCoy.

February 2014

Commission from Wild West to make Barclays Bank Premier League Golden Boot and Golden Glove Awards for the next three years.

May 2014

Commission from John Ravenscroft to make a bronze sculpture of a Jersey Cow.

June 2014

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust sculpture of the eldest son of Dr Genevieve and Peter Davis.

July 2014

Commission to make a life-size bronze bust study for Angela and Owen James of their 16 year old son.

August 2014

Commission to make three quarter life-size bronze sculptures of seven grandchildren for Irish client.  This commission will take up most of my time for the coming months.

January 2015

Rosanne Dobson commissions four bronze head studies of her horse, Benvolio.

March 2015

Invited to be Sculptor in Residence at the Bath & West Show – 27, 28, 29 and 30 May 2015.

Commissioned Geoff Thompson to make a bronze sculpture of his horse Coombe Hill,  winner of seventeen races.

April 2015

Commission from Sir Martin Broughton and friends, to make a bronze sculpture of two mile Champion Chase winner, Dodging Bullets.

May 2015

Exhibition of work at Duncombe Park, North Yorkshire.