Global Harbor Hyatt Commission Installed


Model for Global Harbor Hyatt, Shanghai

Design for Global Harbor Hyatt Shanghai, 2017

The sculptures Alison designed for Global Harbor Hyatt, in Shanghai, have been produced and installed by UAP. The artwork was fabricated at Mr Xu’s wood workshop in Shanghai where they produce heritage pieces for temples alongside contemporary art work. Images courtesy of Rez Zou Design.

Global Harbor Hyatt Shanghai, UAP

Fresh Air 2017 Quenington

Fresh Air 2017: Pod I & II

Alison Crowther is returning to FRESH AIR 2017, the biennial sculpture exhibition held at The Old Rectory in Quenington, Gloucestershire. Alison will be exhibiting Pod I & Pod II which were carved from an acacia tree that fell in The Old Rectory Garden. The recycled forms will be exhibited meters from where the tree originally stood.

The Fresh Air Sculpture Show runs from the 11th June – 2nd July.

Homes & Gardens Feature

Homes & Gardens April feature SS17 Trends

Two small hand carved sculptures from Alison’s scorched series were included in Homes & Gardens April edition in an article titled 2017 TrendsYou can see the article in more detail below.

Homes & Gardens April feature SS17 Trends

To see more sculptures from Alison’s scorched series make sure to get to FRESH AIR 2017 at Quenington, where Alison’s ‘Pods‘ will be on show from the 11th June – 2nd July.

Fresh Air 2017 ‘Pod I’ & ‘Pod II’

Rural Refugee Network : 33 Art Sale

Three of Alison’s sculptures from her scorched series will be on sale, alongside many other talented artists, at 33 Art Sale on Thursday 18th May, 18:00 – 21:00 at Bordean House, GU32 1EP.

33 Art Sale is a fundraising exhibition hosted by the Rural Refuge Network, who help Syrian refugees resettle into rural communities in Hampshire and Sussex. 33% of the sale price goes directly to the charity. The following three sculptures will be up for grabs!

Close to the Heart, 2015

Without Heart II, 2015

After Hepworth II, 2015

You can follow the Rural Refugee Network on…

Instagram: @33ArtSale

Twitter: @33ArtSale

Facebook: 33 Art Sale

If you aren’t already, make sure to follow @alisoncrowther on Instagram for an insight into the day to day goings on in the studio.

Scale Tree

The design and texture for The Scale Tree have been approved by Visual Arts Projects and the Chinese client so we are ready to get started on the full size sculpture. The Scale Tree is going to be 5m high with a diameter of 1.5m. Hand carved from unseasoned English oak sourced from Leconfield Estate, 20mins from Alison Crowther Studio.

Alison carving the Scale Tree model

Scale Tree vertical model

Alison carving Scale Tree texture

Once completed, The Scale Tree will sit vertically inside the entrance lobby of a building in Shenzhen Bay. Two smaller sculptures, titled Scale Tree II and Scale Tree III, will be placed at the opposite side the entrance lobby. Phil, Gareth and Guy have been preparing the pieces in the workshop ready to start carving.

Guy carving The Scale Tree texture sample

Phil and Gareth at the workshop

Gareth arborteching

We received the 6m oak log weighing over 10 tonne, from Leconfield Estate, for The Scale Tree at the workshop today!

The Scale Tree – Unseasoned English Oak