We asked visitors to vote for their favourite sculpture or installation on the trail this year and were delighted to be able to award the following artists with cash prizes:
1st – Connie Adams – £250.
2nd – Fern Spray – £200.
3rd – Kally Davidson – £150.
Curator’s Choice – Annie Fenton – £200.
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The 2020 Sculpture Trail at Raveningham features 48 selected artists and makers across 3 acres of grounds who are responding to the theme of Creative Odyssey. This could be about physical, emotional or artistic journeys and artists have developed ideas, artwork, sculpture, site specific works, stories, magic and more for the meadows, pond, gardens, and woodland at Raveningham. By letting our imaginations and aspirations soar we hope to create a sculpture exhibition that inspires visitors and creates the opportunity for artists to experiment and create. The Sculpture Trail team is committed to encouraging public interaction with contemporary art in a rural setting as well as creating space and opportunity for artists to show and sell their work to a diverse audience.
Scroll down to see our 2020 Sculpture Trail Artists.
Grace Adam – A threeway kissing bench has
developed into a long social distancing bench in response to this years developments! Grace has shown with us before and last year we purchased her signpost installation to stay permanently on the site. The signposts fit so beautifully on the site that we have used them as inspiration for our new logo for the Raveningham Sculpture Trail too. www.graceadam.com
Connie Adams – We are delighted to welcome Connie to the trail with her epic sculpture of Macmorland, a powerful full size Iberian horse which has taken the artist 4 months to make. His form is built from steel wire and he stands 2.2m high with a calm, steady gaze. Connie won the Sculpture Trail ‘People’s Choice’ Award 3rd prize in 2019 with her wire squirrels and foxes. www.casculpture.com
Meg Amsden – Meg is a regular exhibitor on the Sculpture Trail and creates magical site specific creatures which nestle perfectly into the woods and gardens at Raveningham. This Oak Dryad featured in the trail in 2018 alongside Dryad’s for a small group of trees. Meg carefully studied the bark and colouring of each tree to create her pieces. Winner of the 2016 ‘People’s Choice’ prize Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail. www.nutmegpuppet.co.uk
Stuart Anderson – Etruscan Bronze Horses.
Nick Ball – Decoys and Rovers. In our world of waste, bikes like everything else are disposable. Here are five structure that integrate with the vista and invite you to play. The Rovers are interactive, push them about but beware as they may push back. Steel, aluminium and tropical hardwood. firstname.lastname@example.org
John Bardell – A member of Norwich 20
Group, John is creating a group of sculptural stained glass pieces to sit in the cherry orchard in conversation with each other. www.norwich20group.co.uk
James Barrett – Nobbs – Winner of the 2017 ‘People’s Choice’ award Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail. James creates magical works by recycling cutlery in his forge in Suffolk. We look forward to seeing his creation for the 2020 Sculpture Trail which will be situated in the Secret Garden under a damson tree. www.acornforge.co.uk
Helen Breach – www.helenbreach.com
Ruth Brumby – Large scale structural works in paper mâché. www.ruthbrumby.com
Sarah Cannell www.sarahcannell.com / Andy Jarrett www.andy-jarrett-sculptor.com / Rachael Long www.rachaellongsculpture.com A collaborative project to create the Ship of Light, a steel fire sculpture created at Rachael Long’s studio earlier this year near Wymondham.
Harry Chrystall – www.harrychrystall.wordpress.com Shortlisted for the prestigious Threadneedle and John Moores Art prizes Harry is planning an ambitious kinetic light sculpture for the woodland walk at this year’s Sculpture Trail.
Rebecca Clifford – www.beccajiclfford.weebly.com
James Crisp – A single carved sculpture with rhythmic lines by James will grace the front garden. www.jamescrispsculptor.com
Mark Croxford – www.markcroxford.com
Kally Davidson – Handspun and wildwood hooked, naturally organic freeform crochet installations of natures spirit and colour. www.woollenwood.co.uk
Natasha Day – www.natashadayart.artweb.com Installation in the woods.
Patrick Elder – winner of the Mall Galleries, Royal Art Prize 2019.
Annie Fenton – www.anniefenton.com
Tobias Ford – Winner of the
2019 ‘People’s Choice’ award at the Sculpture Trail. www.tobiasfordsculpture.tumblr.com
Emily Gardiner – www.emilygardinerart.com Lost City of Lights
Nicola Gibson – www.nicolagibson.net Creating site specific
Beth Groom – www.bethgroom.co.uk
Suzie Hanna – We are very excited to welcome Suzie for the first time to the Sculpture Trail and are creating a straw bale cinema space on the new meadow to show her reel of animations. The Micro – Kino will have a 15 minute loop of short animation films all with a theme of Nature www.suziehanna.com
Pamela Harling Challis – Mountain base camp installation.
Andy Jarrett – Andy creates sculptures informed by close observation of nature, enlarging tiny seedheads to create works which tower above the viewer or well observed birds from the broads he lives so close to. www.andy-jarrett-sculptor.com
Daniel Johnson – Metalwork meets origami as Daniel creates blossom works which will sit alongside the waterlilies on the ponds edge. www.djohnsonforgeworks.com
Yusuf Keten – Experimental sculptures in concrete nestled in the secret garden.
Brian Korteling – www.briankorteling.co.uk
Lizzie Lawrence –
Andy Maule – www.andymaule.net
Ros Moreton –
Russell Moreton – A spatial installation in the centre of the new meadow. www.russellmoreton.blogspot.com
Jason Nickson – Blacksmith creating an installation around a goat willow which came down in the storm. www.jasonnickson.co.uk
Paul Pibworth – Shire Horse www.paulpibworth.co.uk
Vanessa Pooley FRBS – Bronze sculptures which explore the female form. www.vanessapooley.com
Toby Poolman – www.tobypoolman.com Trained as a furtniture maker
Mark Purllant – www.markpurllant.com
Jim Racine – The Bird Alphabets are an attempt to create an abstract sculptural written language for birds, to create a new meta-language and so rewrite the basis for sculptural expression and create entirely new and poetic art.
Gordon Senior – www.gordonsenior.com
Meryem Siemmond – www.meryemsiemmond.com
Fern Spray –
Bee Springwood – Phases of the Moon
Laure Van Minden –
Ian Vance – Ian ceramic vessels will be nestling at the start of the trail. www.ianvance.net
Jane West – Ceramic bird installation.
Jack Wheeler – Jack is creating site specific works for this year’s Sculpture Trail along the old kitchen garden wall. www.jack-wheeler.co.uk
Pop Up Gallery Artists.
Sarah Cannell – Paintings and Prints – www.sarahcannell.com
Annette Rolston – Printed Lampshades
Pat Southwood – Ceramics
Mandy Walden – Prints
Jemima Pine – Jewellery – available online only this year.
Lindsay Slade – Ceramics
Cathy Robert – Creative Bookbinder – www.cathyrobert.com
Joey Scholfield – Ceramics
Jayne Ivimey – Drawings