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Julieann Worrall Hood B.A (Hons.) Edin.Selected artist profile information for this contemporary British Sculptor
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About Julieann Worrall HoodJulieann Worrall Hood is a sculptor with a passion for drawing. Her work to public and private commission encompasses sculpture in bronze, laser cut and folded steel, wire, stone and willow along with mosaic, landscape and theatre design.
Recent public sculpture commissions have included 50 wire hares, hens and clouds for The Conran Shop, Chelsea, a series of larger than life leaping willow hares for the Marquis of Lansdowne, three landmark, gateway sculptures for the Cotswold Water Park/ Sustrans cycle route 45, a series of cavorting wire hares at RHS garden Hyde Hall, a willow, kinetic scarecrow for the award winning Summer Solstice show garden at Chelsea Flower Show and a pair of larger than life boxing hares in wire and willow for Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
Exhibition History of Julieann Worrall HoodJulieann Worral Hood has exhibited widely in solo and group shows. Notably at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1990 and 1996.
Selected Recent exhibitions:
The Conran Shop, Chelsea - solo installation
Carnival - solo exhibition
The Watermill Theatre, Bagnor. Newbury
Puthall Park Sculpture show - group exhibition. May 2004
Flowery Meads - environmental installation in collaboration with husband, garden designer Nick Hood.
The Watermill Theatre. Bagnor. Newbury.
Puthall Park Sculpture show - group exhibition.
Hepworth and Co.
Group exhibition of work by Barbara Hepworth and contemporaries alongside pieces by Julieann. Morgan Boyce Contemporary Fine Art, Marlborough. 2006
Art in the Garden. Hilliers Arboretum. Group show.
Marlborough College Summer School, Wiltshire.
Mad March Hares. RHS Hyde Hall gardens. Essex. 2008
Puthall Park Sculpture Show
Marrlborough Open Studios. Cherrington Barn.
Biography / CV of Julieann Worrall HoodJulieann Worrall Hood is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University, where she specialised in Installation Sculpture/Structures and Woven Tapestry. She has worked extensively to public and private commission, receiving several awards for her work from the Arts Council, and continues to experiment and develop new ways of creating lively sculptures of animals and figures.
Lead artist on the William Morris and Raphael Cartoons education projects and conferences at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Julieann particularly enjoys participating in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects and is known for her work in education and theatre.
Through her unique approach and eclectic technique she aims to retain the essence of her original sketches in her sculptures and installations.
Artist Statement of Julieann Worrall HoodI aim to capture the essence of my subject through a series of quick sketches and develop these into sculptures in a variety of media. I am particularly interested in spontaneous movement, the fleeting moment.
Awards and Prizes of Julieann Worrall Hood1989 Crafts Council Setting Up Award
1989 Yorkshire Arts/ Arts Council Individual Artists Award
1991 Southern Arts/Arts Council Artist in Residence Award
A 12 month residency with Wiltshire Education Authority.
1993 Southern Arts/Arts Council Individual artists Travel Award
to participate in the International School of the Performing Arts, Kerala, india.
2001 Arts Council Year of the Artist award/Wiltshire
2004 Arts Council South West Individual Artists Award.
SymposiumsSouthern Arts regional conference 1994
Crafts Council award recipients conference 1995
International Museums Education Conference V and A 1996
Raphael Cartoons V and A 1998.
Acquisitions / Collections of work by Julieann Worrall HoodV and A.
Luton Museum and Town Council
Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
National Forest Sculpture Trail, Leicestershire.
Staffordshire County Council.
Devizes Town Council.
Public Works of Julieann Worrall HoodNumerous public works including:
1996 Tapestry. V and A
2001 Gateway sculptures in stone, steel and willow.
The National Forest sculpture Trail.
2001 Pair of 3 metre tall Pugilist Hares for the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.
2003, 2004. 2006 and 2008 public mosaic paving and plazas for Basingtoke.
2007 Pair of 2 metre tall boxing hares for Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
2008 Pair of 3 metre tall steel Bitterns, gateway sculptures for the Cotswold Water park entrance to Sustrans route 45.
2008 designs for new public square Bristol.
Qualifications / Education of Julieann Worrall HoodB.A (Hons) Fine Art Edinburgh College of Art
Edinburgh University 1987
PGCE (Further and Higher Education) Greenwich University 2013.
Teaching Experience2012 onwards p/t lecturer Bath Spa University
Creative Arts Practice Degree Course
1988 - 1990 P/T lecturer
Jacob Kramer College of Art in Leeds (Foundation Course and 1st BTEC Course)
Bretton Hall College, Wakefield (life drawing tutor to Fashion degree course)
Extensive experience of teaching and leading projects as artist in residence in schools, museums and art galleries.
Influences / Inspiration of Julieann Worrall HoodNature, Picasso`s sculpture, Hepworth"s drawings, Moore`s drawings, the work of Stanley Spencer, Giotto, Pierro de la Francesca, Tim Burton and Heath Robinson. Millet`s drawings, the sequential photographs of Eadweard Muybridge, Angela Carter`s dark fairy tales and Quentin Blake`s quirky illustrations for Roald Dahl.
Price Range of WorkJulieann Worrall Hood's work has a price range from £584 to £3,334
Julieann can make smaller and larger versions of all pieces to commission.
Mediums utilisedJulieann Worrall Hood's work is found in the following materials:
aluminium wire, stainless and mild steel Aluminium wire on a steel pole aluminium wire on a steel framework wire on steel armature
Artwork CategorisedJulieann Worrall Hood's work is found in the following categories on site:
Wire(Mesh Netting Chicken) Metal Rod or Bar or Tube Sculpture (5)
Hares and Rabbits Sculptures (3)
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines (2)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures (2)
Humorous Witty Amusing Lighthearted Fun Jolly Whimsical Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (2)
Field Sports, Game Birds and Game Animals Sculptures (2)
Angel Sculptures (2)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Stylized People Sculptures
Recycled Materials / Objets trouvees or Upcycle sculpture Statues statuettes
Animal Abstract Contemporary Modern Stylised Minimalist Sculptures
Stylized Animals Sculptures
Outsize, Very Big, Extra Large and Massive Sculptures
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues
Animals in General Sculptures Statues
Abstract Dance / Dancer Sculptures
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Human Figurative Sculptures
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