Kate Semple - Sculpture
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Stone Sculpture - Kate Semple
  Kate Semple - CV
2008- present
Producing sculpture to commission and teaching via The Mobile Stone Carving Studio in schools, art and community centres etc.
2002 -2008
Producing sculpture for private clients and exhibitions. Teaching stone carving at Shute
Farm Studios Downhead Somerset to adults and young people
1999 – 2002 Self employed stonemason and sculptor producing own work and elements for other sculptors. Part time youth worker
1998 – 1999 Banker mason and designer for Templestone Fire Surrounds Castle Cary
1995 – 1998 Banker mason for Wells Cathedral Stonemasons.
1994 – 1995 NVQ II Stonemasonry and Carving, Weymouth College
1991 – 1993 Head of Technology Department , Day Secondary School Diko Nigeria
Employed through Voluntary Services Overseas
1990 Assistant to rocking horse makers and restorers, APES Clywd, North Wales

Awarded John Hauberg Endowed Scholarship to attend Pilchuck Glass Summer School, Seattle, USA. Employed in Seattle by glass artist Doug Hansen

1986 – 1989 BA Hons 3D Design Glass, West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham Surrey
1982 – 1986

BTEC OND & HND in Silversmithing, Medway College of Art and Design, Rochester, Kent


Montcrieff Bray Gallery, Petworth, West Sussex
Frome Festival, Blue House, Sculpture Garden
Bradford on Avon Festival
National Gardens Scheme, Mulberry House, Dulwich
Bishops Palace, Wells
Somerset Art Week
7 Somerset Artists, Black Swan, Frome
Martins Gallery, Cheltenham
The Art Works, Frome
Navigator Contemporary Arts, St Just, Cornwall
Millfield Open, Street, Somerset
Chateau Gontier, Mayenne, France*
Murrhardt, Swabia, Germany*

*Made in Frome Group Exhibitions Founding member

  Large 3m high private commission
  Elstone Hayes Associates x 5 pieces for Pulmantur Cruise Ships
  Numerous small commissions
  Frome Hospital - Major Public Commission (3 metres high Portland stone and glass sculpture)
Millenium Green Public Commission Frome (2 metres high Portland stone sculpture)
Elstone Hayes Associates for Cunard x 23 sculptures
Clare Cooke BBC Gardener
Jerry Cripps, Patricia Hurley, Fran Britten x 4, Maura Dillon Malone, CM Hudson J Drummond
J Hartnett, Peter Bartlett, Ione Cairns, Keith Baldock, Lizzy Oakley, Janet Lewis, Sarah Beard, Lisa Sackett,
Sue Conrad, Pie Chambers, Dorothy Morris, Sara Mouncer, David Humphreys, Diana More.

  Teaching and Community Projects
  Westbury Community Seating Project.
  Kilve Court Education Centre, Kilve, Somerset. Gifted and Talented 4 day workshop.
  Southern Brooks “Try something different” Programme, Filton, Bristol. Ongoing project.
  Braeside Education Centre, Devizes, Wiltshire. Gifted and Talented 2 day workshop.
  Prior Park Preparatory School, Cricklade, Wiltshire. 2 day sculpture workshop.
  Matravers School, Westbury, Wiltshire.
  Bird Sculpture Project
  Hartcliffe School Totem Pole Project
  Bay Tree Special School Star Garden Project
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© Kate Semple 2010