John has just completed a major project as part of a new development of the old Bath and Portland factory site by developer Chelverton Deeley Freed for Tesco.
The overall brief was to provide a public sculpture, with an educational nature, portraying Portland life.
The end result is three magnificent panels carved from Portland stone, each being 2M X 1M in size and weighing over half a tonne. The detailed carvings known as the “Tesco Friezes” depict the history, culture and work of the people on the Isle of Portland.
John also works as a historical building and monument conservator. He has worked most notably on Clavell Tower, involved in dismantling and recording the tower and then carving much of the replacement architectural stone. He has also assisted on the conservation of the Kings Statue at Weymouth, a project that is part of the preparations for the 2012 Olympics.
John will also design and carve privately commissioned pieces and when time allows pursues his own artistic projects.
Great work John…
For more information about John Goodliffe and his work, visit the website – www.hairy-barbarian.com