Work

Time

Time

Time, 2021 Size: 45x70x168cmThis cardboard sculpture started life as an old portrait left on the shelf twelve years ago of my mother. I decided at the end of 2020 that it was time to return and finish it. The work is based on a strong woman (my mother), who at 74...

Effects of Lockdown

Effects of Lockdown

Effects of Lockdown, 2020 Size: 45x45x170cm I began creating this life size cardboard sculpture during the UK’s first national lockdown in early 2020, in response to the impact of the virus on the younger generation… particularly how I saw it affecting my 16-year-old...

2020

2020

2020, 2020 Figure (wxdxh): 40x80x130cm and TV: 100x38x100cm A life-size cardboard sculpture featuring a seated figure on a chair. The figure is watching the world on a cardboard television, as Covid-19 took control in early 2020 - drastically impacting and changing...

Jilted Generation

Jilted Generation

Jilted Generation, 2019 Size: 70x45x90cmThis sculpture is a cardboard portrait of my eldest son. It was inspired by and is a reaction to the environment and political and the cultural situation we have handed to our children and the next generation… asking the...

The Superhumans!

The Superhumans!

The Superhumans! Putting them on a Pedestal, 2019 Size: 70x70x200cmI was commissioned to make this cardboard sculpture by Bournemouth and Bath Universities. It was designed to investigate the concept of the disabled athlete and the narrative of the 'superhuman.’ As an...

Paperman

Paperman

Paperman, Lucca Biennale, Italy, 2018 Size: 300x300x300cmI was invited to work in Italy to participate in the outdoor cardboard sculpture exhibition and competition held in the medieval walled city of Lucca. The event was part of a world-renowned cardboard and paper...

Ikea Commission

Ikea Commission

Ikea Commission, Exeter, 2018 Full size Ikea furniture, as well as an A4 size version for the Ikea Head Office I was commissioned to create cardboard furniture installations across two sites in Exeter to mark the opening of the new Ikea store. As part of their...

The Art of Recycling

The Art of Recycling

The Art of Recycling, Greenlight Productions, 2017 Size: 80x80x200cmI was commissioned by Rajapack in 2017 to make ‘The Art of Recycling’ and it was created into a short film produced by Greenlight Productions. The title refers to an international campaign called...

Brewhouse Arts Centre

Brewhouse Arts Centre

Brewhouse Arts Centre Installation, Taunton, 2017. Size of the tree: 300x300x450cm (including base) I was commissioned by the Brewhouse, Taunton to build a 4m high cardboard apple tree for their main gallery space, as a celebration of the Somerset cider making...

Anatomical Torso

Anatomical Torso

Anatomical Torso, Exeter Medical School, 2017 Size: 87x50x228cm This larger-than-life size cardboard sculpture aimed to engage students from across the different medical disciplines and was funded by the ‘Widening Participation Fund’.  Students collaborated with me...

Exeter Chiefs Rugby Totem Pole

Exeter Chiefs Rugby Totem Pole

Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club Totem Pole, 2015 Size: 150x150x600cm This cardboard totem pole was commissioned by ‘Walk the Plank’ theatre company and Exeter City Council and was supported by the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club. The totem pole was created to celebrate the 2015...

Liberty Festival

Liberty Festival

Liberty Festival, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 2014 Each hand is three foot high on a wooden baseI was commissioned by Liberty Festival in 2014 to create 32 cardboard hand sculptures showing BSL finger spelling – the first row spells ‘strength’ and the second row...

Cardboard Butler

Cardboard Butler

Cardboard Butler, 2014 Size: 50x58x172cm Gotham Hotel, a boutique art deco influenced hotel in Manchester, commissioned this work. It is a life-size cardboard sculpture in the style of a 1920s hotel butler. The sculpture was built for the opening of this hotel in...

Gold Run

Gold Run

Gold Run 2012 Head of David Rushbrook: 100x125x150cm  In 2012 I was commissioned to be part of Gold Run - a collaborative project between Pallant House Gallery, Carousel, David Rushbrook and Glyndebourne Opera House. This coincided with the Paralympic events in...

Sitting Without Purpose

Sitting Without Purpose

Sitting Without Purpose, 1998 Size: 95x95x112cm This life size cardboard work is made entirely from recycled cardboard and hot melt glue. It is about an ordinary man who comes home from work at the same time each day, takes a deep breath, turns on the TV, sits in his...

Cardboard Self

Cardboard Self

Cardboard Self, 2009 Size: 45x58x87cmThe cardboard self-portrait was initially created to become a teaching aid to be used in school and college workshops to inspire students and demonstrate what is possible with cardboard. However, over time and after many school...