Jo Burchell studied art first at Farnham and then Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, obtaining a Degree in fine Art painting. After a break to follow another passion for several years as a professional yachtswoman, she took up the wire cutters and welding mask to begin creating drawings in air. A theme of linear energy has pervaded throughout her work from the very first, and now is being explored using steel, copper, barbed wire and most recently silver. Animals are the subject matter, mostly those that surround her in her life i...
All artwork by Jo Burchell BA (Hons) Contemporary British sculptor
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'Horse 3 (Metal Wire Horse Stead or Mount sculptures)' by Jo Burchell
Description: Life Size Horse Stead Mount Equine in Steel Metal Wire Rod sculptures, statues, For Sale, For the Outside Outdoors Exterior Display as a Garden Ornament in the Yard, by Jo Burchell. This Sculpture has been Described.... "This dramatic and Powerful Horse Stands nearly 3 meters tall. It is one of Jo Burchell`s biggest pieces to date and is a 3 Dimensional Drawing in Steel. It is magnificent set against the skyline or in a Court Yard. It could be set into the top of a plinth to give a warhorse sense of dominance, or pegged into the ground and then left for the grass to grow up for a natural setting.
Size: 2.7 x 1.5 x 8 m (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Racing Lurchers (Metal Wire life size Running statues sculptures)' by Jo Burchell
Description: Steel Metal Rod or Wire Life Size Speeding Racing Lurchers statues sculptures for Sale By Jo Burchell For Outside Outdoors External display in the Garden or Yard. It has been Described as:- "Enacting the Pell Mell Hurtle of Lurchers in Full Flight, this busy Drawing in Air of Two Dogs is a prime example of Jo Burchell`s ability to Capture Movement. They look very apt belting along a formal hedge or against the skyline with the grass left to grow up wildly around their fleeting paws. Made from Barbed Wire and Steel Rodhey are powder coated so there is no likelihood of rusting of changes in colour for the future.
Size: 2.3 x 1.1 x 5 m (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Lazy Stretch (Metal Wire Lurcher Hound life size statues/sculptures)' by Jo Burchell
Description: Metal Wire dog Lurcher Hound sculpture, statue For Sale for the Outside Outdoors external Garden display, By Jo Burchell. This Sculpture has been described:- "This Playful Hound is elegantly drawn in Barbed Wire and would provide a lively occurrence in the Garden or something fun to stumble upon round a corner Inside the House". A companion could be easily commissioned as its original sparing partner has been sold. Jo Burchell has a range of Hounds and lithe Sporting Animals, see "Wolfhound" and "Racing Lurchers.
Size: 85 x 1.6 x 55 m (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Silver Buzzard 1 (Sterling Silver Wire Bird of Prey Raptor statue)' by Jo Burchell
Description: Small Little Sterling Silver Buzzard Raptor Bird of Prey with Wings Open sculpture statue for sale For Indoors Inside Interior display bt The Brilliant Jo Burchell. It is described "This small Sterling Silver sculpture is Jo Burchell`s first animal brought to life in this medium. Mounted on a beautiful piece of oiled wood, his wings outstretched he views the world past a curved and elegant beak. This powerful bird still holds his own even on this smaller scale and looks wonderful on top of a piano or against a window, with the wildness of his world as the backdrop.
Size: 26 x 44 x 24 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.25 times lifesize sculpture
'Wolfhound (Wire Semi abstract life size Dog garden sculpture statue)' by Jo Burchell
Description: This Wolf hound sculpture of Jo Burchell`s lopes along quite fluidly with tail trailing through the air and ears bending in the breeze. An early and definitive sculpture the was the precursor to many more motion capturing pieces. Entirely made in rusted wire and steel this wolf hound sculpture looks wonderful in an area of lawn, maybe ranging round a border or out from underneath a tree.
Size: 1.23 x 1.7 x 1 m (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Watching Hawk 2 (fabricated Wire Raptor Bird of Prey statue statuette)' by Jo Burchell
Description: Bent Wire Wiold Bird Hawk Raptor Bird of Prey sculpture statue for sale by Jo Burchell. "She really has got the feeling of being watched with this sculpture. There is a sense of stillness around the bird as it waits..... Made from a mix of copper, barbed and plain wire it is interestingly coloured and is attached directly to a "perch", either a piece of wood brought in from the outside or cannily sited on a branch or post near spectators.
Size: 39 x 32 x 17 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Aristocrat (Wire life size Greyhound sculptures statues)' by Jo Burchell
Description: This fine hound is a classic example of Jo Burchell`s sculptures in Wire which she uses to such great effect and with such minimal material. They are in effect three dimensional drawings in wire well suited to displaying in the garden, the terrace or trotting about the house. See her other wire sculptures of mainly sporting Dogs and Horse sculptures;- Horse 3, Lazy Stretch,Racing Lurchers,Wolf hound ` and her birds sculptures;- Silver Buzzard, Watching Hawk 2
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Dr Antonia Regojo, United Kingdom.