Some of Jonathan Sells’ stone carvings will be part of ‘Withdrawal to the Forest’, an exhibition taking place at The Gallery Upstairs (formerly The Peacock Gallery), Upton Country Park, Poole.
His sculptures, along with three other people’s work, will be on display from 8th-19th June, 10am-5pm.
Withdrawal to the Forest from David Hendrey on Vimeo.
Jonathan Sells will be at the Free Expression Arts Festival, Blandford Forum, this Sunday 21st May, between 10am and 3pm.
If you’d like to learn more about stone carving, have a chat, attend a workshop even…come along! 🙂
During the Easter weekend of Friday 14th April – Monday 17th April 2017, Jonathan Sells will be teaching stone carving at Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Langton Matravers, Swanage, Dorset.
In May and September 2015, Jonathan was featured in the publication ‘Corfe Valley News’, talking about one of his most challenging sculpture projects yet. This was a commission to carve four large wall panels for a major project, named Genesis, in the Stonehouse area of Plymouth.
Genesis is the name of a new £5 million block housing affordable offices and storage units.
Corfe Valley News article on Jonathan Sells
Purbeck Sculptor Jonathan Sells meets Pricess Anne
One of Jonathan Sells’ most challenging project yet was a commission to carve four large wall panels for a major project, named Genesis, in the Stonehouse area of Plymouth. Genesis is the name of a new £5 million block housing affordable offices and storage units.
As a result, Jonathan had the pleasure of meeting HRH Princess Anne on 29th June 2015, at the unveiling of his work in Plymouth.
Read more here:-
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/Carvings-help-complete-pound-5m-Plymouth-office/story-26041418-detail/story.html (Plymouth Herald News article)
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/STORIFY-Princess-Anne-visits-Plymouth/story-26797726-detail/story.html#2 (Plymouth Herald News article)
Purbeck Sculptor Jonathan Sells meets Pricess Anne (Corfe Valley News article)
Creatures from the Jurassic Coast are being immortalised in stone by Sculptor Jonathan Sells, who is carving out their place in history with a new work at Lulworth Cove.
A five-foot tall sculpture depicts life that evolved during the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic time periods up to 250 million years ago.
Read article in Daily Echo.
Jonathan Sells’ Jurassic sculpture outside The Heritage Centre, Lulworth Cove, Dorset.
Jonathan Sells’ new sculpture, at Osprey Quay, was commissioned as part of The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy. Children from the existing Underhill School on Portland influenced the design with their own ideas for their new school, and Jonathan was tasked with completing the stone panel.
Read more about the Osprey Quay sculpture here (this is a link to another website and will open in a new window).
Wareham Market’s towering Portland stone monument has been withdrawn from auction following a public outcry.
Read article in The Daily Echo
A statue honouring Frank Foley, the Highbridge war hero who saved the lives of thousands of Jews, was unveiled on Sunday May 8th.
Read more on burham-on-sea.com website.
Dorset Sculptor, Jonathan Sells, with his carving of Frank Foley
A wartime bureaucrat who saved thousands of Jews is being immortalised in stone by Corfe Castle sculptor Jonathan Sells.
Read more from The Daily Echo