This automata was commissioned by Exeter Museum. It feature some of their most popular exhibits, which come to life in the museum storeroom.
This donations box automata was commisioned the John Rylands Libary in Manchester, UK. The automata features Enriqueta Rylands, who used her large fortune and 20 years of her time in the foundation of the Libary. Mrs Rylands is taking tea with one of the stone dragons that decorate the libary building. [...]
I was commissioned by the Tullie House Museum in Carlisle to produce a life size automata is suspended from the roof of their entrance atrium. The automata acts as signpost, directing visitors to the various galleries, shop, and possibily the toilets. My first concept was 'The Flying Museum Guide'. Although the museum liked the [...]
In Plymouth there is a beautiful red and white striped lighthouse called Smeatons Tower. It is now a museum and they asked me to make them a donations box. They only had a small budget so the automata is quite simple. It will be protected with a perspex cover which they are supplying. [...]
I was commissioned by Falmouth Art Gallery to make an automata in memory of their late curator, Brian Stewart, who sadly died just before Christmas. Brian was a personal friend of mine and although I felt a heavy weight of responsibility, I pulled out all the stops and tried to create something that would have made him smile.You can see [...]