(Above) Inside 'Kaleidoscope' by Will Nash
(b.1973) a multidisciplinary artist and sculptor, studied at Middlesex University and the University of Brighton. His practice combines large scale public sculptures and smaller gallery pieces. Will works closely with developers, councils and residents to create sculptures that are embedded in the local community.
In recent years, he has incorporated habitats for wildlife into his sculptures. Notable works include the award-winning ‘Optohedron’ (Surrey Hills AONB), ‘Twister’, designed for pollinating insects (Guildford) and ‘Away’, a series of sculptures on the beach at Romney Marsh.
Clients include Barratt Homes, Environment Agency, Horsham District Council, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West Sussex County Council, East Sussex County Council, Canterbury City Council and Bupa. Awards include The Guildford Design Award for Public Art and Arts Council awards for Art in Public Places. Will Nash was shortlisted for the Jerwood Sculpture Prize. Solo exhibitions include ‘Transition’ at Meiklejohn Gallery, ‘Isos’ at Candida Stevens Gallery and ‘Element’ at William Bennington Gallery. Group exhibitions include at The New Art Centre, Lightbox Woking and the East Sussex Open at Towner, Eastbourne.
Find out more about Will Nash on his website.