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About Jesse Merton-RichardsJesse Merton-Richards studied stonecarving under Jean Denise Biscornet in Canada, then studied with master masons in Croatia and after a foundation course in Falmouth where he studied with granite masons and has been carving ever since in an assortment of materials.
Exhibition History of Jesse Merton-RichardsJesse Merton-Richards has had numerous exhibitions over the last ten years ranging Berkshire and Wiltshire, London and Monaco, the latest of which were in Bond Street London, The Silvia Nayla Gallery (Westbourne grove) and at The Brompton Quarter Cafe.
Biography / CV of Jesse Merton-RichardsJesse Merton-Richards`s Biography
Born in 1982 and brought up in London and Wiltshire. Since an early age, Jesse had the desire to express himself through the use of shape and form. As a child, his first creations were in the medium of wood, both in carving and lathe work, and this gave him his love of natural materials.
In his travels to Canada, he was inspired by Inuit carvings. The simplicity of the designs triggered his enthusiasm, reawakening his inherent desire to work with generic materials, and to find one which would allow his creative talents to flow freely.
On returning to England, he experimented carving in granite which proved to be interesting. He then started importing stone with a friend which gave him the opportunity of testing and working in many different materials. Jesse discovered Florentine alabaster, and this beautiful material has provided him with the opportunity to create a series of sculpture. Jesse has since carved pieces in a wide range of materials.
"I began carving aged 17 under Jean-Denis Biscornet in Canada In 2000, I then studied at Falmouth (College of Arts) and with granite masons. I am self taught mostly In Wiltshire (UK) and have exhibited in Oxford, Newbury, Wiltshire, London and Monaco. I have just started a new series of pieces in Indian Serpentine some onyx and some large pieces in wood which are being met with great enthusiasm I hope you enjoy them as much as I do www.inner-view.co.uk?.
Qualifications / Education of Jesse Merton-RichardsJesse Merton-Richards trained under several sculptural masters in different countries and now resides in wiltshire where he will never stop learning and experiencing art.
Teaching ExperienceJesse Merton-Richards`s Teaching
currently teaches sculpture to a number of private students at his workshop in wiltshire call 07771666132/01672 516 852 for details and he also volunteered teaching stone carving at a rehabilitation clinic for criminal drug addicts.
Influences / Inspiration of Jesse Merton-RichardsJesse Merton-Richards
Hepworth, Moore, Michaelangelo.
Price Range of WorkJesse Merton-Richards's work has a price range from £1,250 to £3,334
Mediums utilisedJesse Merton-Richards's work is found in the following materials:
Florentine Alabaster Indian Serpentine Florentine alabaster on black granite Indian Serpentine stone
Artwork CategorisedJesse Merton-Richards's work is found in the following categories on site:
Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone (5)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (5)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (4)
Variety of Emotional feelings depicted in Sculptures (3)
Carved Abstract Contemporary Modern sculpture statue carving (3)
Abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor Outside Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (3)
Abstract Modern Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary (2)
Aquatic Sculptures Fish / Shells / Sharks / Seals / Corals / Seaweed
Geometric Sculpture Statues statuary statuettes. Usually Abstract Contemporary Modern work
Awards, Trophies, Presentations and Prizes Sculptures
Animal Abstract Contemporary Modern Stylised Minimalist Sculptures
Round Disk, Dish, Flat Circular Ring Shaped Sculptures / Statues statuette statuary
Big Game Fish Sculptures and Statues
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary
Repetitive Form / Shape Abstract Sculptures / Statues
Abstract Plants Fruits Trees Leaves Flowers Statues Sculptures
ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitionsJesse Merton-Richards'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
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