Keith Anthony Mellard
Sheffield City Grammar School.
Thornes House Grammar School, Wakefield.
Further education :-
No.1 School of Technical Training, R.A.F Halton.
Doncaster Technical College.
University of York.
O.N.C. /H.N.C. Mech. and Elec. engineering.(1960)
B.A. (Hons).(1990) University of York.
H.N.C. fine art.
H.N.D. fine art.
Trade work :-
Tool Room Fitter.
Self employment :-
Furniture designer, maker and woodcarver. Work shown at the Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate.
Lifelong art and sculpture studies and practice, - which continue.
Aberdeen for over nearly 27 years.
I am a member of the Bahá'í Faith.
Materials worked with :-
Alabaster, Cararra marble, Sicilian marble, Ancaster stone, Hoptonwood stone, Portland stone, Caithness stone, Moray (Clashach) and Yorkshire sandstone.
Welded steel, Ferro-concrete and lost wax Bronze casting.
“... ... to give shape to feelings … …”.
To try to say some things I think need saying.
To solve the problems any piece of stone offers.
These problems are opportunities for the evolution of a piece.