http://www.richardsweeney.co.uk/drawings
My new website is online, which now includes a selection of my drawings and extracts from my sketchbook. Click here for the homepage.

Image: Untitled. Charcoal on paper. 59 x 84cm. 2012.

Solo Show Extended to November 16th

Richard's solo show at Victor Felix Gallery, London is to be extended to November 16th. Viewings by appointment only, please contact the gallery for bookings at this link.


Solo show & Workshop at Victor Felix Gallery

A pleated paper installation and works from Richard's Motion Form series are to be exhibited at his first solo show at Victor Felix Gallery, London. In conjunction with the show, Richard will be joined by fellow paper artist Andy Singleton to hold a paper sculpture workshop at the gallery on the 26th October.
 
Exhibition: September 28th- October 28th 2013
Workshop: October 26th 2013. Please contact Richard here for information and bookings.

Paper Sculpture Workshop, 21st September 2013

Paper Sculpture Workshop by Richard Sweeney

21st September 2013, 10am - 5pm
Venue: Westgate Studios, Wakefield, England.
Tickets: £50; Student Tickets: £40
Age: 14+
Materials and equipment provided


Explore the potential of paper cutting, folding and construction techniques to create your own unique sculptural forms with paper artists Richard Sweeney and Andy Singleton.
 

With demonstrations and one-to-one help from the artists, learn the basic techniques of paper manipulation, including pattern cutting, pleating and modular form-making. An experimental approach to the material is encouraged, which will allow beginners and experienced folders alike to explore the creative potential of sculpted paper.

Please contact Richard Sweeney here for bookings and further information. 


Image: Sculptures by past workshop attendees.

Paper Sculpture Workshop: 17th August 2013



One-day Workshop
Paper sculpture: Cut, Fold and Construct
Workshop: Sculpture by Monica Gabb
Paper Sculpture by workshop attendee Monica Gabb. Click for more images
from the previous workshop.


17th August 2013, 10am - 5pm
Venue: Westgate Studios, Wakefield, England.
Tickets: £50; Student Tickets: £40
Age: 14+
Materials and equipment provided


Explore the potential of paper cutting, folding and construction techniques to create your own unique sculptural forms with paper artists Richard Sweeney and Andy Singleton.

With demonstrations and one-to-one help from the artists, learn the basic techniques of paper manipulation, including pattern cutting, pleating and modular form-making. An experimental approach to the material is encouraged, which will allow beginners and experienced folders alike to explore the creative potential of sculpted paper.

Please contact Richard Sweeney here for bookings and further information.