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Jo Ansell

Jo Ansell near Brede, East Sussex

Jo Ansell
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Hand Carved Stone Sculptures

Artists Statement:

I found my love of stone carving several years ago. This special medium is a hands only process from start to finish, firstly the making of the stone (a mix using marble or caen limestone) the carving ( done with a variety of hand tools) and to finish the sanding. I don't use any electric tools which makes it a very meditative experience. I love the roughness of the stone, I find it complements the 'mother earth' nature of my designs.

My Sculptures embody the feminine, her moods, sensuality, purity and charm. Elements of nature are apparent within the forms and limbs often become origins of a flowing line or swirl.
There have been no discernible influences on my style only my own growth and awareness. Because of this my designs are constantly changing and evolving. To capture the female and her 'inner being' in her many emotive states, along with her relationship with nature has always been my inspiration and motivation.


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  • Open Studios

    Friday 22nd September for 2 days
    Location: Rye

    Rye Creative Centre opens its doors for a rare look inside the studios. You can meet the New Road Artists, ... more

  • Spanish Glories of the 16th Century

    Friday 22nd September
    Location: Rye

    TENEBRAE conducted by Nigel Short. Described as “phenomenal”, The Times and “devastatingly beautiful”, Gramophone Magazine, award-winning choir Tenebrae, under the ... more

  • Above Head Height

    Friday 22nd September
    Location: Rye

    James Brown has worked on the NME, founded Loaded, Jack and Leeds, Leeds, Leeds magazines and was Editor-in-Chief of British ... more

  • Photographic Exhibition

    Saturday 23rd September for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    A special two-day exhibition of photographic prints produced by members of this award winning local club. The images on display ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

  • The Mad Maid of Kent

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    CARAVAN SHORTS Back by popular demand with two new plays. Let your emotions go on a rollercoaster ride for a ... more

  • Dust to Dust - Caravan Shorts

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    CARAVAN SHORTS Back by popular demand with two new plays. Let your emotions go on a rollercoaster ride for a ... more

  • Talk on the Wyld Side

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    Evie Wyld is the author of After the Fire, A Still Small Voice and her second novel All the Birds, ... more

  • La Boheme

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    After 2016’s “simply unforgettable” production of The Turn of the Screw and the “magical and joyous” Don Pasquale, the “super-talented” ... more

  • Stick in the Wheel

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    This multi-award winning young 5-piece folk band from London is very proud of the fact that they “sing in their ... more

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