Lucy is a Leicestershire based Artist and Stone Carver who loves the variation that commissions bring, whether it is a 3D Stone Carving, Bookends, Bench, House Name/Number plaque, Headstone, Portrait, Pet Portrait, Wall Mural, Caricature or something completely different Lucy will endeavour to create a unique and/or personal piece for you or your loved ones.
Lucy studied Fine Art at Loughborough University and Architectural Stone Conservation and Carving at Bath College. She was born in 1989 and grew up in the countryside in Rutland. Ever since she could grip a pencil, Lucy has drawn.
Her interest in stone developed at the age of fourteen when Lucy began working on a Saturday at a Memorial Masonry called RGR Memorials. Here she learnt skills such as sandblasting, painting and gilding lettering. Although Lucy works in a variety of mediums including; stone, clay, pencil, glass, textiles, watercolours, coloured pencil and charcoal, her preferred mediums are; Stone, Clay and Pencil. She predominantly works in British stones such as Slate, Bath Stone and Portland Stone.
Lucy works to commission, teaches individual and group workshops and exhibits in galleries.
Lucy has produced the illustrations for a book by Beth Cortese called "The Sharson Chronicles" which was published by Rowanvale Books. Lucy has produced the illustrations for a book by Beth Cortese called "Buttercup and Her Many-Legged Friends" which was published by Rowanvale Books.
Artist in Residence Artist in Residence for Clipsham Quarry, Lincolnshire June 2014- December 2015. Artist in Residence for Lancaster Castle from 9th August- 7th September 2014. Artist in Residence for Lancaster Castle from 30th June- 27th July 2014.
Previous Private Commissions and Exhibits Lucy lives for commissions in a variety of mediums and subjects. Please see below a few examples of previous works to give you an idea of the variety she is capable of. For more examples of commissions, please click on the heading "More". Commission for a pair of Angel Memorial Sculptures in Portland stone 2017.
Commission for a 3D head of an Irish Setter in Bath stone 2014.
Commission to restore a cello dating from 1657 in gold enamel (decorative paintwork) 2011.
Wall Mural at Thorpe By Water Country Club Kennels and Cattery- Commissioned to paint Cartoon animals on the walls of the kennels. (Enamel and Acrylic Paint) 2010.
Wall and Pillar Mural at The Potting Shed Café Florentine Garden Scene and butterflies on the pillars in acrylics 2009.
Commission to paint a tree frog. (Watercolour) 2009, following an exhibition at The Mall Gallery, London as a Finalist in the 2009 David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Competition. (Original sold at private viewing)
RDFAS Young Artist Prize Winner 2008. SAA Junior Finalist 2005.
Lucy was also involved in the conservation of; a damaged statue from "The Corridor" in Bath, The Orangery at Tyntesfield Manor, a National Trust property, St. Bartholomew's Church in Corsham, Wiltshire and a Manor house in Didmarton, Gloucestershire. (2011-2012)
Creating unique and personal Art and Stone pieces for her customers is her passion, so please do not hesitate to contact Lucy to enquire about commissions or for any further information.