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About Gail MorrisGail Morris Originally from Bangor in Wales and having trained at St Martins, she now lives and works in Croatia. Her work is very strong and personal and is inspired by where she works and her background. You can not categorize her work, only glory in it`s generosity, size and power.
Exhibition History of Gail MorrisGroup Exhibitions
1978 - New Contemporaries ICA London
1978/9 and 82 - Canisaro Park, London
2001 - Oblika in Ritem, Groznjan (HR) Umago (HR) Koper Slovenia
2001/2 - Ascoltare Le Pietre Bianche, Obalne Gallery Slovenia
Venecia Italy, Pula, Labin, Umago (HR)
2005 - `Communication` European House of Art. Romania
2005 - `Fresh Air 2005`, Cirencester, England
2005 - `Paradise` Chichester Festival England
2006 - Kovina/Metallo, Fonticus, Groznjan (HR)
2007 - `The ArtpPark` Sausmarez Manor, Guernsey British Isles
2007 - `Fresh Air 2007` Cirencester, England
2008 - Ninfe, Gorizia, Italy
2010 - `Terra/Zemlja` Fonticus Gallery, Groznjan, HR
2011 - Palazzo Gravisi, Koper Slovenia
2011 - Smartno, Brda, Slovenia
2011 - "Red" Fonticus Gallery, Groznjan, Croatia
2012 - "The Same Rain, The Same Wind" Chaing Mai, Thailand
2012 - 25 years of "Insula" at Insula and Atelier Svojc, Slovenia
2012 - "Redefinicja Prostora" Drustvo Likovnih, Umetnikov Ljubliana, Slovenia
2012 - Repyartrum….Kunst to Go. Tunel Parenzana, Portoroz, Slovenia
1990 - Insula Gallery Isola, Slovenia
2004 - Insula Gallery Izola, Slovenia
2005 - Fonticus Gallery, Groznjan, Croatia
2011 - Insula Gallery, Izola, Slovenia.
Biography / CV of Gail MorrisGail Morris was born in 1958 in Bangor North Wales, educated at Wimbledon School of Art and St. Martins School of Art.
So far Gail has done five personal exhibitions and various group shows. Attended 8 international symposium in Europe and South America.
Artist Statement of Gail MorrisGail Morris began her career working with abstract construction in metal. After a visit to the United States she became fascinated with the work of Gonzalez began exploring the possibilities of incorporating forged elements in her work. This work with the forge lead to a change in subject matter and to further studies. At St. Martins she studied the figure, and the body in movement. It was at this point she was introduced to stone as a material and began to work with traditional carving methods. As a natural process of development she began to combine this knowledge creating the combination of forged metal constructed within, through and around carved stone.
She have been working on how light passes through the material. Time, placement and the passage of the sun`s light play an important role in the sculptures of this period. How light penetrates into the interior how it changes and the internal space created. Light and space as a mass in movement, within and through a stationary form.
Duality is a constantly returning theme in her work. Two objects, not physically connected but sharing some sort of dialogue. An action, a look or a space causes a communication from one to the other. The viewer is no longer the second person in a two way conversation but has become a third party, the observer, one step removed.
Awards and Prizes of Gail Morris1983 - British Council grant to attend International Summer School of Sculpture, Kornarija, Istria.
Symposiums1987 - 1st International Symposium of Sculpture
Pablo Neruda Foundation
1990 - Mediteranian Sculpture Symposium,
1991 - Forma Viva Slovenia
1992 - Ibero Americana y Carribe Symposium
2005 - Forma Viva, Slovenia
2006 - Grosuplje Town of Sculptures
2007 - 2007 Dalla Materia alla Forma, Ecomuseo
Mulino di Borgo Ampiano, Pinzano al
2009 - Kamniti Ples, Koper Slovenia.
2010 - Il Faro, Vergnacco, Udine, Italy.
2013 - 2e Symposium Int. de Scultura en Aquitaine, Chateau du Prince Noir, Bordeaux. (France)
Public Works of Gail MorrisWORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTION
Marusici Sculpture Park, Croatia
Pablo Neruda Foundation, Chile
Mediteranian Sculpture Park, Labin. Croatia
Forma Viva, Portoroz, Slovenia
Parque Forestal, Santiago de Chile
Town Council of Piran and Portoroz, Slovenia
Ilok Museum Croatia
Town of Grosuple, Slovenia, (2006)
Associazione Lis Agnis, Ecomuseo delle Dolomiti Friulane. Italy
Town Council of Koper
Qualifications / Education of Gail Morris1976 - 79 Wimbledon School of Art, London
B.A. Hons Fine Art Sculpture
1982 - 84 St. Martins School of Art, London
Teaching Experience1985 - 89 - Teaching in International
Summer School of sculpture Kornarija (YU)
2001-09 Kornarija Artworkshop Istria, Croatia.
2009 and 10 Punta Project, Piran. for Kud Korenina. Slovenia.
Influences / Inspiration of Gail MorrisFascinated with the work of Gonzalez.
Price Range of WorkGail Morris's work has a price range from £334 to £7,000
Mediums utilisedGail Morris's work is found in the following materials:
Stone, steel and lead lime stone Stone, copper and lead stone,steel and lead Stone, steel, lead and leather Ceramic Stone, Steel & Lead
Artwork CategorisedGail Morris's work is found in the following categories on site:
Abstract Modern Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary both Indoor Or outside (9)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (9)
Carved Abstract Contemporary Modern sculpture statue carving (7)
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary (6)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (6)
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (6)
Varietal cross section of Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture (4)
Small / Little Abstract Contemporary Sculptures / Statues (4)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (3)
Animal Abstract Contemporary Modern Stylised Minimalist Sculptures (3)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (3)
Allegorical / Parable Sculpture (2)
Vegetable Sculptures / Statues / statuettes (2)
Stylized People Sculptures
Focal Point Abstract Contemporary Modern sculpture statue
Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures
Spherical Globe like Ball shaped Round Abstract Contemporary sculpture statue statuette
Angular Abstract Modern Contemporary sculpture statuary
ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitionsGail Morris's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2009 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2008 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2007 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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