22 May 2016

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Public Sculpture Unveilings: Alex J Wood And Frances Segelman Commissions Revealed

Artist Alex J Wood has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Picton Art Prize, as his winning work ‘Celestial’ was unveiled at a ceremony in Islington. The award-winning artist’s dramatic bronze sculpture Angel is north London’s newest piece of public art. Meanwhile HRH The Prince Of Wales was presented with a bronze bust created from life by the well known Royal sculptor Frances Segelman.  Mr […]

18 January 2016

Alex J. Wood’s First Solo Exhibition Is A Blast

New Art Projects is Fred Man’s spacious new gallery on Sheep Lane E8 nestling between Regent’s Canal London Fields and Victoria Park. The gallery, although only 6 months old is carving an interesting program presenting mid career artists as well as new comers. Alex J. Wood’s first Solo exhibition: Lift Off is of the later. Mr Wood a recent graduate of […]

6 January 2016

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Alex J Wood Explores Human Endeavour In First Solo Show

A first solo exhibition of the inventive works by Alex J Wood explores British eccentricity and obsessiveness, a significant area of his practice. Through the creation of painstaking and intricate models, works celebrate the combination of lo-fi materials such as paper or wax with a high art material such as bronze. Wood juxtaposes the two […]

7 May 2015

Historical Futures – Apricot Gallery – The Temporality Of Materials

Historical Futures brings together the work of Blair Cahill, Cheryl Papasian, Necole Schmitz and Alex J Wood at the Apricot Gallery, London. Located off the bustling street of Brick Lane you are greeted by a long, narrow room filled with strange artefacts. Apricot Gallery is housed in the refurbished Rag Factory where you get a […]

28 April 2015

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Historical Futures: Four Artists Who Share A Common Fascination With Craftsmanship

Historical Futures brings together four artists who have a common fascination with the methodologies of craftsmanship. By intensive making processes, each artist in the exhibition explores the ways in which traditional media can be relevant to the contemporary world. Employing the ancient techniques of embroidery, lost wax bronze casting and ceramics, the collection of sculptural and […]