Neil Wood

The Dance
Limited Edition Bronze No. 9 of 9
2017
approx. size w 23cm h 33cm
£1840
Standing Ground II
Unique bronze
23 x 7 x 35cm
£1940
Grower VI
2019
Unique bronze
32x12x10cm
£1700
Running Children
Ltd Edition Bronze No.7/9
approx. 38x7x 26cm
£2100
Walking Children
Ltd Edition bronze No. 3/9
38x7x26cm
£2100
Bondsman III
2019
Unique bronze on steel plinth
44x12x10cm
£1780
Bondsman I
2019
Unique bronze on steel plinth
41x10x10cm
£1780
Coupled
2018
Unique bronze
18x17x8cm
£1640
Run for Home
2019
Unique bronze
25x28x15cm
£1820
Walking Children
Limited Edition Bronze No. 1 of 9
2018
SOLD
Mother and Child
Limited Edition Bronze No. 2 of 9
2017
approx size w 20cm h 36cm
£1980
Walking Together
Unique Stainless Steel sculpture
2018
approx size w 34cm h 70cm
£1640
Conversation Piece II, Cato & Marcia
Unique Mild Steel sculpture on a Stainless Steel base
approx size w 32cm h 80cm
£2200
Detainee III
Unique steel sculpture, 2019
72x26x20cm
£1290
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About the artist

Neil Wood has been a practicing professional sculpture and fine artist for three decades. He has many years experience teaching and lecturing in fine art and sculpture at institutions in the UK. He has worked in various settings; in education, as artist in residence and visiting lecturer, alongside his practice producing sculpture for exhibition and commissions.

He employs a Modernist methodology to explore the human condition in the 21st century. He continues to use the figure as a vehicle to explore formal material qualities and visual language as a means of expressing, often complex ideas, about the world we inhabit and the nature of human experience and relationships. 

He sees his practice as two distinct strands; public commissions and gallery artworks. Commissions provide opportunities to work on a large scale requiring understanding of sculpture in specific context and an engagement with community and stake holders. Sculpture for a gallery setting represents a more direct creative output, where the work develops, free from the constraints of a commission brief. The work evolves by experimentation with materials and process.

 
b-1963
 
Education

Rochdale College of Art, Foundation Certificate in Art & Design, 1984-85

Wimbledon School of Art, BA Hons Degree in Fine Art – Sculpture, 1985-88

Keele University, MA Visual Art in Contemporary Culture (Theory), 1995-97

Staffordshire University, PGCE Level 7 DTTLS, 2008-09

Commissions

‘Mercury’ Goodyear UK Ltd, Wolverhampton, large public sculpture commission, 1998

‘Walking Together’ Diocese of Lichfield, St Nicholas’s Church, site specific commission,  2002

‘Violin’ Safeway’s supermarket, Greater Manchester, large scale public commission, 2003

Pritchard Holdings, Staffs Technology Park, two major public sculpture commissions, 2003-04

‘Heritage’ Cannock Council, Sculpture Commemorating Mining Industry, Unveiled by Arts Minister Estelle Morris, 2004

‘Falcon’ Pritchard Holdings, Cannock, 6 metre sculpture, 2005

‘Wedding Party’ Birmingham City Council, New Central Registry Office, 2005

‘The Glow Tree’ Oxford City Council, 6 metre community arts project & commission, 3006

Laser Process Ltd, 3 metre public sculpture, 2005/6

‘Together We Can Fly’ Pendeford College, Wolverhampton, Workshops & commission, 2007

Hilllstone Primary, Birmingham, workshop & sculpture commission, 2007

The Upper House, Barlaston, Staffs,sculpture commission 'First Dance' 2015

GE Grid Solutions UK, Three sculpture commission, 2016

Stafford Borough Council & Beacon Business Park, Public Sculpture Commission, 2017

© 2015 by Saul Hay Fine Art
Manchester, UK
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Conversation Piece II, Cato & Marcia

Unique Mild Steel sculpture on a Stainless Steel base approx size w 32cm h 80cm £2200