David England is an artist working on two and three dimensional pieces for gallery exhibition. He also undertakes commissions, producing unique hand carved stone sculptures for the home and garden.

NEWS FOR 2016

TABULA RASA
Ancaster stone, weatherbed stone, metal, wood and painted plaster

More images and background notes on view
here on my Facebook page

Training Day
Ancaster stone with gilding, metal, Ancaster weatherbed stone
and empty shell cases

Now at Twenty Twenty gallery in Much Wenlock

Kneeling angel
Ancaster stone, wood and gilding


CHOICES
Ancaster stone 13 inches cubic
Completed April 2015
Now on show at Tweny Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock


More images and background sketches on view
here on my Facebook page


The Wooden Flute, detail


The wooden Flute

Owldancer
At present both are on show at the Oriel Gallery, Crickhowell.
www.visitcrickhowell.co.uk


Queen Recumbent


Ancaster stone

Polar Bear


Marble
Private commission

2014

Pilgrim with owl


Cotswold stone 47×16×16 cm

Angel Flight


Cotswold stone 24×50×13 cm

Woman with folded arms


Ancaster stone 34×24×21 cm

MIG DANTE graphic novel
A seventy-five page story about a boy who can read data and memories that have been stored in stone through the ages.

Just finished and almost ready to market for download on the web.
A hard-copy will follow.
To find out more about it go to www.migdante.com

Memorial Stone

Carved from Forest-of-Dean stone approx 24 inches high
Sited in a field at Wem, Shropshire.

Seated angel


Carved in Ancaster stone 12 inches high.


MICHAEL – The Archangel


Ancaster stone 14 inches high

MOTHER, CHILD AND ANGEL

Ancaster stone 16 inches high



The angel is a mutated version of the cherub floating above the Baldacchino Madonna, by Raphael.

I was going to call this piece ‘Child with angels’ but finally went for the more descriptive title. I figure that people will work out their own meaning.

THE JOURNEY



Ancaster stone 16 inches high


Also at 20/20 is this piece
The good shepherd
Ancaster stone 18 inches high
On show at Cric Gallery, Crickhowell.


Stonereader
Ancaster stone 18 inches high

2013

Elemental angels sculpture
For a private garden in Orcop Hill, Herefordshire.
A prominent tree stump right in the middle of this garden acts as a plinth for the piece of Forest-of-Dean stone.
On top of the column are four symbols and a golden bowl.

Michael and the Dragon
A 16inch high version of the angel recently installed in the courtyard at The Steiner Academy, Hereford.


This piece, in Ancaster stone, was a leaving present for one of the teachers.
For more images click on the thumbnail below.

THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL
Commissioned piece for The Steiner Academy Hereford,
in Forest-of-Dean stone.

To see more images of Michael
click on this image.

The finished work in situ at Much Dewchurch.

Steiner Academy entrance stone
Commissioned Forest-of-Dean stone to mark
the entrance to the Rudolph Steiner Academy
in Much Dewchurch, South Herefordshire.

There are more photos on the
commissions page.

Heliotrope of sacred geometry
Forest-of-Dean stone 32 inches high


The base of the pyramid
consists of faces depicting
the four seasons.

On the top is a glass prism.

The space occupied by the
sculpture uses the circle,
the pyramid/triangle and
the cube.

There are more photos on the
commissions page.

Herne the hunter
Portland stone 54 cm high

A NEW WEBPAGE FOR MY TWO-DIMENSIONAL ARTWORK

Please take a look at this Facebook page to see paintings and drawings that aren’t featured here. There are also small movies of my sculptures.
  Click here to visit the site.

SCULPTURE MOVIES
A different way to view my work…
I’ve always felt that still photos never do justice to stone carvings – so I decided to try and make small movies that let the viewer take a look around!
Here are my first two attempts.
Please click on the images to go to the movies on YouTube.


A LESSER FLYTE OF ANGELS
A short film about a sketchbook of mine, containing the preliminary drawings and notes for an installation at the Tabernacle Gallery in Machynlleth, North Wales 1993.
  Click here to see the film.


Figure with owl
Lincolnshire limestone
On show at the Old Chapel Gallery, Pembridge.

Brigid – a carving for Imbolc


See more images of this carving on my sculpture page.

..and EVE
A new piece, in Limestone, now showing at the 20/20 Gallery in Much Wenlock.


WOMAN WITH CLASPED HANDS
sandstone

HARES IN STONE
It’s been a season for carving Hares….
I’ve had no fewer than four commissions in a row for these
magical creatures.


A small carving in Limestone


A memorial for John Hencher

Recently completed: …A Green Man to become part of a house extension near Bridgnorth.

There’s a sketch I used as a starting point, on the commissions page.

LUCTON AUMBRY

Completed and installed early September 2010

GARDEN SEAT IN LUDLOW

Completed and installed mid-August 2010

CELTIC DRAGON
Completed and installed at a private house in Ludlow July 2010

BRONZE TERN
Completed and installed July 2010

A memorial stone consisting of a water feature at a nursing home in Bristol.
See commissions page for details and other photographs.

ERIC GETS INVOLVED !

Ninety-one-year-old Eric from Orcop braves the weather to try his hand at stone carving, on his wife’s headstone, which he helped design…. read more


SCULPTURE WORKSHOPS FOR 2011

Spend the day carving a head from Bath stone !