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Sculpture & Bespoke pieces

What we do...

We will work closely with the client to assess exactly what is required through a site visit and detailed questionnaire. We will always look at the site and design as part of a whole system.

We can create sculpture on commission: site specific or non site specific.

 

Site specific process:


If a client requires a site specific sculpture the process will be as the design process with the added stage of a model to clearly envisage the piece before construction.
 

Non site specific sculpture process:


As the design process with a 3D model but without the site assessment.

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our design process...


The stages of the design process are:

 

  • Site assessment, looking at topography the flora and fauna and climatic conditions, the soils and resources, as well as the site in a historical context to the local area
     

  • A questionnaire for the client to assess the needs, functions, aesthetics and hopes for the design
     

  • Visualisation - sketches of ideas to discuss with the client
     

  • Impression - Drawing of a final idea
     

  • Design and 3D drawings
     

  • Quantifying materials, labour and time
     

  • Realisation - step by step process of construction and costs
     

  • Construction

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EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC COMMISSIONS...

Bloom Festival, Entrance
Bloom Festival, Entrance

Copper headed Cacau Lantern.

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‘The Druid’ at Bonnane, Co Kerry
‘The Druid’ at Bonnane, Co Kerry

Commission for Kerry County Council. A collaboration with Anthony Cornforth in 2016.

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Bloom Festival, Ireland
Bloom Festival, Ireland

Copper headed Cacau lantern for Bloom entrance 2010

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Body & Soul, Ireland
Body & Soul, Ireland
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Birtley House, Surrey, UK
Birtley House, Surrey, UK

Sculpture Exhibition in 2014, 2013 & 2012. All pieces from show were sold.

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Bantry House & Gardens, Cork,  Ireland
Bantry House & Gardens, Cork, Ireland

Sculpture and Garden Installations on public display.

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The Greenhouse, London, UK
The Greenhouse, London, UK
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our philosophy...


 

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SCULPTURAL INSTALLATIONS AT
MAJOR FESTIVALS

Fusion Festival, UK
Fusion Festival, UK

Kulturkosmos Foundation, a non-profit association promoting art and culture based in Lärz, Germany. Commission for Permanent Sculpture garden installation in 2021.

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Electric Picnic, Ireland
Electric Picnic, Ireland

Commissioned Sculptural installations 2007 & 2008, Central Sculptural Installation with Garden 2009 – 2001 (featured in Hot Press)

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Body & Soul, Ireland
Body & Soul, Ireland

Commissioned Sculptural Commissions and garden installations 2010 – 2019 – Award grant for Central Sculpture and Garden Installation in Green Crafts 2010 and Collaborations with Arcadia Spectacular and Green Futures area in 2014 & 2016. Design for Installation for Glastonbury's 50th anniversary festival in 2020.

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Glastonbury, UK
Glastonbury, UK

Commissioned Sculptural Installation: Co. Westmeath, Ireland in 2010.

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T in the Park, UK
T in the Park, UK

Commissioned Sculptural installation and Garden area in 2013 & 2011 and as a Central Feature in 2012.

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The Big Chill, UK
The Big Chill, UK

Commissioned Sculpture Installation: VIP area in 2011.

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Secret Garden Party, UK
Secret Garden Party, UK

UK.Commissioned Sculpture Installation and garden area in 2012 & 2013.

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Boom Town Fair, UK
Boom Town Fair, UK

Commissioned Sculptural Installations 2012 – 2018 within ‘Latitude’ area in 2018. Design for Sculpture installation in 2020

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The Big Chill, UK
The Big Chill, UK

Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire, UK. Commissioned Sculpture Installation in 2011.

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Latitude, UK
Latitude, UK

Commissioned Sculptural Installations and garden area in 2016 & 2019. Design for Sculpture installation in 2020.

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Shambala, UK
Shambala, UK

Commissioned Sculptural Installations and garden area in 2012, 2014, 2018, & 2019. Design for Sculpture Installation in 2021.

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Camp Bestival, UK
Camp Bestival, UK

Commissioned Sculpture installations in 2010, 2012, 2013 & 2018. Design for installation for festival in 2021.

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Noisily, UK
Noisily, UK

Sculpture installation in. 2016.

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CONTACT US...

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ADDRESS: Milbeg, Coomhola, Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland

TEL:  00 353 (0) 86 238 7069  |   hortisculpture@gmail.com