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Sculptor Philip Hearsey
Philip Hearsey

About Philip Hearsey

After a lifetime working in architecture and design Philip Hearsey is a self-taught sculptor. His Approach to simple uncluttered Beauty is his supreme gift to the world that is recognised by his legion of collectors.

Exhibition History of Philip Hearsey

In addition to regular solo exhibitions at a Gallery in Birmingham Philip Hearsey has been represented at major art fairs and participated widely in mixed exhibitions throughout the UK.

Artist Statement of Philip Hearsey

"After leaving Camberwell School of Art in the late 1960`s I somehow got involved in the building and joinery industry, which, as chance would have it, laid the foundations for a lifetime career in architectural, interior and furniture design.

I learnt some invaluable practical skills before turning single mindedly to design in 1975 but never quite lost touch with the practical aspects and I always maintained a workshop where I could experiment with materials and develop new ideas and techniques.

The wheel has turned full circle and I have largely forsaken architecture to devote most of my time to hands-on work and the creation of individual furniture pieces and small-scale sculpture, including an ongoing exploration of the vessel form, sand cast in solid bronze.

Working in bronze involves many procedures, from making original patterns in plaster, wood, or fibreglass; refining rough castings, cutting, piercing and carving; occasionally welding, polishing and patinating. These are some of techniques that I undertake, having experimented, learnt and practised extensively over the last eight years.

The linear discipline engrained by my architectural background inevitably informs my work but I am more powerfully inspired by forms and rhythms encountered in the landscape; most notably, where I live and work in Herefordshire, on the edge of England where it is interwoven with the Welsh borders.

What is in my head when I make the work is deeply personal. What matters to me is that the work engages the imagination and connects with a deep-rooted, instinctive appreciation of simple forms".

Qualifications / Education of Philip Hearsey

Camberwell School of Art

Price Range of Work

Philip Hearsey's work has a price range from £475 to £12,750

Mediums utilised

Philip Hearsey's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Philip Hearsey's work is found in the following categories on site:
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (21)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (19)
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary (14)
Small / Little Abstract Contemporary Sculptures / Statues (14)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (13)
Abstract Modern Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary both Indoor Or outside (10)
Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures (9)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (9)
Round Disk, Dish, Flat Circular Ring Shaped Sculptures / Statues statuette statuary (8)
Organic / Abstract Sculpture (8)
Focal Point Abstract Contemporary Modern sculpture statue (7)
Abstract Loop Indoor and Outside Sculptures / Statues / statuettes (7)
Conservatory Sculptures (5)
Spiral Twisted sculpture / statue / carving (5)
Slow Art usually Abstract Modern and Recycled (5)
Objects of desire Sculptures (4)
Sails Spinnakers Jibs Maritime Nautical staues Sculptures (4)
Objets Trouve or Found Objects Sculptures or Statues (4)
Wedding Anniversary Gift or Present Sculptures Statues statuettes (3)
Kinetic or Mobile Sculpture or Statue (3)
Painted Coloured Tinted Patinated Enamelled Sculptures Statues statuettes (3)
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (3)
Happiness / Joy / Exuberance / Wild Pleasure sculpture (2)
Landscape Mountains Countryside Sculptures Statues statuettes (2)
Symmetric Sculptures / Statues / statuettes / statuary (2)
Boats Ships Canoes Dinghies Sculptures Yachts Statues (2)
Stylized People Sculptures (2)
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Large Public Art sculpture Statues statuary (2)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (2)
Spiritual sculpture (2)
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures (2)
Spherical Globe like Ball shaped Round Abstract Contemporary sculpture statue statuette (2)
Angular Abstract Modern Contemporary sculpture statuary
Architectural Sculptures
Insect Sculptures, to include Bees, Ants, Moths, Butterflies etc
Love / Affection Sculpture
Restful Sleeping Dozing Day Dreaming sculpture statue
Varietal cross section of Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture
Icarus Sculptures Statues statuettes
Shells Sculptures including Land and Sea and Freshwater Shells Fossil Shells
Repetitive Form / Shape Abstract Sculptures / Statues
Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone
Silhouette, Flat, or Thin or Two Dimensional Bas and Low Reliefs Sculptures or Statues
Sensual Sculptures or Statues
Allegorical / Parable Sculpture
Poolside Sculptures
Fruit Sculpture
Aspirational / Inspirational Sculptures or Statues
Conceptual Art Sculptures Statues often Large or Monumental Abstract Art
Assemblages Sculptures Made from a Variety of Pieces or Bits collected together
Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statue statuary Carving Casting
Column Pillar Columnar Stele sculpture statue statuary
Balancing Sculptures
Peace Sculptures or Statues or statuettes
Mixed Media Sculptures, Statues Garden Ornaments
Precious Metal Precious stone Sculpture Statue Ornament Figurine Statuette
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