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Laurence Tindall

Born 
1951 in London, England

Lives and works in 
Bath and North East Somerset

Last update of artist details 
12 Oct 2001

Artist website and online exhibitions 
http://www.axisartists.org.uk/database/online/search/external.asp?id=5597&url=http://www.tindall26.fesnet.co.uk

Price range 
100 to 30000

Years experience 
23

Statement 
I am a sculptor and illustrator of the Bible. I fell in love with our 'story board' cathedrals. What grabbed me was the way the stories are expanded by the carved illustrations. I work in the community sharing my ideas with others. I use this listening and communication process to develop my work, which is aimed at telling the Christian story. I carve wood and stone, working in public places, sharing and participating in the life of the place.

Commissions and residencies 
2001 The Fish and Loaves Story, illustrations, St Philip's School, Bath
2000 Stone sculpture of Christ, life size, Bath Abbey
1999 Stone Sculpture, Chew Valley School, Somerset
1998 Stone Sculpture, Guildhall City of London for the Corporation
1996 Life sized tree staircase in wood, private customer
1995 Julius Caesar over life size, London Contemporary Arts
1993 Bronze figure Resting in the Spirit, private customer
1993 Stone sculpture St Philip, Bath Abbey, West Front
1992 The Sea, carved stone pediment, private customer
1991 Colossus, King Neptune, stone, Burmuda Maritime Museum
1990 Julius Caesar, stone, Roman Baths, Bath City Council

Solo exhibitions 
1999 Green Belt, Cheltenham Festival
1997 Building an Ark and Other Stories, St Mary's Church, Nottingham
1995 Truro Cathedral

Group exhibitions 
1999 Art for God's Sake, St Michaels Church, Bath Festival Fringe
1999 Soul Survivor, Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet
1994 Ark, Bath Festival Fringe
1993 Arts Tent, Green Belt Festival

Qualifications 
1978 Indentured Apprenticeship, banker mason, Bath and Portland Group, Stone Firms, Chorsham, Wiltshire
1977 Advanced Certificate, Stone Masonry, City and Guilds, Bath Technical College
1971 Dip AD, Fine Art, Sculpture, Kingston Polytechnic

Training and work experience 
2001 Training for work with the deaf, RNID, Bath
1984/86 Statue Conservator for Professor Robert Baker, Exeter Cathedral, West Front
1979/84 Statue Conservator for Professor Robert Baker, Wells Cathedral, West Front

Teaching experience 
1982/91 Lecturer, Sculpture, Foundation Course, Bath Academy of Art, Bath College of Higher Education

Publications 
2001 The Fish and Loaves Story, St Philip's Press

Areas of work 
Adult education, Community arts, Exhibiting, Lecturing, Private commissions, Project management, Public art, Tertiary education

Art skills 
Illustration, Live art, Sculpture

Interests 
Artists' books, Automata, Paperworks

Influences 
Christian story telling, the Bible, public art, street works, churches, architecture, cathedrals, festivals, carving stone, wood, narrative, medieval, classical, traditional, stone masony, illustration

Languages spoken 
English

Click to see a larger version of Laurence Tindall's Work
The resurrection of Christ, 2000

Sculpture
Click to see a larger version of Laurence Tindall's Work
Nineveh express, 1998

Illustration
Click to see a larger version of Laurence Tindall's Work
St Phillip, 1993

Sculpture
Click to see a larger version of Laurence Tindall's Work
The Ark

Live art


 


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