Mary Kenny

 

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Mary's work includes environmental and celebratory art, and work in the community, leading workshops in a diverse range of materials with people of all ages and abilities.

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Mary Kenny BA PGCE

Mary was born in Birmingham, studied Sulpture at Bath Academy of Art, and subsequently worked for eight years in the Stone Carving and Restoration trade, whilst exhibiting her Stone Sculptures in Britain and abroad.
In 1986 and 1987 she was invited to work at the International Stone Sculpture Symposium, Baranyai Alkototelepek in Hungary, there producing a monumental Site Specific work comprising around 66 tons of stone.
Since 1989, Mary has regularly worked as a freelance artist for "Chalkworks" in Edinburgh, on numerous projects in the field of Public Art and the Heritage Industry; including modelling heads, figures, and Historical Replicas for Museums, Visitor Centres and Castles throughout the UK.
From 1990-91, Mary was an Artist in Residence in Midlothian.
She has recently completed seven large Site Specific Bas-Relief carvings, commissioned by the Tweed Interpretation Project.