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Riverside Hull Xtra care

RKL appointed to devise and deliver the art inclusion programme for three new-build care homes in Hull. The following artists have been commissioned and are making new site specific works: Katayoun Dowlatshahi, Chris Tipping, Angus Ross, Tim Norris, Rona Smith and Jyll Bradley.

Tim Norris's 'sitooterie'

Tim Norris’s ‘sitooterie’

fabrication underway

fabrication underway

On the Beach

Freshwest’s silhouette figures for Colwyn Bay have now been installed – April 2016

Wolds Way sculpture trail re-visited

On 6th September 2015 Andrew Knight visited Fridaythorpe and Thixendale in the Yorkshire Wolds to see  the Bauman Lyons shelter and the Cris Drury sculpture ‘Waves & Time’. These works, commissioned in 2011, have weathered extremely well and have matured into the landscape.

Wolds Way sculpture The Fridaythorpe shelter

Teesside University – Campus Heart Project

RKL has been appointed to develop and manage a major new sculpture commission for Teesside University at Campus Heart – the new public space which will form the centrepiece of the university site.  The concept design competition, involving four artists, was won by Danny Lane and his sculpture will be fabricated and installed during the summer of 2015

Recent Projects

Bruce Williams’ ‘Geese’, a major public art commission for a Crest Nicholson new housing development at Ashford in Kent.

‘Geese’ by Bruce Williams

‘Geese’ – installation May 2014

 

York Curiouser” – a programme of temporary, site specific artworks in hidden places and spaces of York

Thread work by Susanne Davies at Merchant Adventurer’s Hall, York

Poem  by John Wedgwood Clarke in snickelway, York

Colwyn Bay Waterfront and Town Link commissions

Colwyn Bay promenade furniture proposal by Freshwest

Colwyn Bay promenade furniture proposal by Freshwest

A programme of new commissions integrated into the redevelopment of Colwyn Bay seafront. Pembrokeshire artists Freshwest have been commissioned to design a bespoke set of benches for the promenade and a set of silhouette figures for the beach side.