Jonathan will be demonstrating stone carving techniques at Swanage Fish Festival 2018, on 9th and 10th June. He’ll also have some of his stone carved fishes with him.
Pop along to watch him at work, and say “Hello”.
The Festival takes place at Prince Albert Gardens, near Swanage Pier (location map below).
Jonathan will be at the Purbeck Pirate Festival 2018, Swanage, on 23rd – 27th May. He’ll be based at Sandpit Field (location map below).
He will be demonstrating various stone carving techniques, and will probably have a stone carved skull and crossbones with him too!
Please come and say “Hello” (or “Ahoy there”!).
Jonathan will be teaching at Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Swanage, Dorset, on the following dates:
- January 27th 2018
- February 24th 2018
- March 24th 2018
- April 28th 2018
- May 19th 2018
For more details on stone carving lessons in Swanage, Dorset, or to book, please contact Burngate Stone Carving Centre direct.
Jonathan is currently working on several new projects, including stone carved house signs (stone lettering), a hand carved in Italian marble, and a barn own from Purbeck stone.
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 Princess 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.