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Philip Bews Diane Gorvin
Sculpture for public sites



January 2022

Work in progress, carving Oak sheep - Settlement Sculptures.








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January 2022

Plans for Canada Water approved - a walkway will pass close to Phil's Deal Porters sculpture, giving a closer view of it. Click here to see the designs for the area.

Image Credit - British Land Canada Water Masterplan





















February 2022

Diane tried guilding a small 3D print of Amy with Aluminium Leaf.



January 2022

Horse in Archai Virtualis, Virtual Museum of Conceptual Art. AV had a 30 minute presentation at San Francisco's Fog Fair in January.
















March 2022

In support of Ukraine on our Instagram. The Arrivall photos with Ukranian Flag by Steve Goodchild.


























April 2022

Entered Settlement Sculptures for the CODAawards click here.

Photos of the sited sculptures newly available on ART UK click here.


















April 2022

Phil's carving progress on the Sheep's spiral wool pattern - for The Farmer Salmon Arch 2, Settlement Sculptures.
















April 2022

Click here to see Paula Bailey, Arts Officer, Cherwell DC - our Settlement Sculpture commissioners, make her improvised dances round the 1st Settlement Arch and Horse Sculpture - to inspire pupils to find a new way to explore public sculpture. With music by Lola Perrin - 'Unravelling' from her 'Fragile Light' CD. www.lolaperrin.com




© Diane Gorvin and Philip Bews 2022

July 2022

Progress of the Sheep Bench part of the Arch 2 Farmer Salmon Sculpture of Settlement Sculptures.


May 2022

Click here to see Spirit of the Forest in CODAmagazine






































May 2022

First trip back to Bournemouth in over a year. Visited Flaghead Chine to be by the sea and check how the Shell Seats are doing, with Diane's family - parents Tricia and Bert take a look whilst having a break from the walk.






June 2022

The Settlement Sculptures website has a Learn page for schools to use to help them explore the sculptures http://www.settlementsculptures.co.uk/learn

Dashwood School Pupils drawing the Horse from Settlement Sculptures. Photo by Carly Bunn



August 2022

Diane made this Stag, Beetles, Celebration Sculpture Proposal for Coalway, Forest of Dean.



September 2022


October 2022

Site visit to Tewkesbury Abbey to check out a possible site for the Magaret of Anjou sculpture that Tewkesbury Battle Society hope to commission.


Phil's relief carved on the back of the Arch 2 Seat for Settlement Sculptures.

November 2022

On a trip to the Wirral to see our friend Christine Kowal Post's wonderful sculpture exhibition at the Williamson Gallery. Stayed with sculptor friends Lin Holland and Dave Lewis, we also visited Phil's sculpture, Survivor, at Wirrall Country Park, doing surprisely well as it was sited in 1988.

December 2022

Diane's mugs for presents - made on Contrado.

December 2022

History author Paul Hill has a new book out - which features our sculpture The Queen of Mercia and Diane's design of railings among his many photographs of Aethelflaed. Click link below to buy the book and view his interesting website.

The Fortress Kingdom: The Wars of Aethelflaed and Edward the Elder 899-927


Image of the book taken from Paul's website. The Queen of Mercia photograph by Phil.