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Antonia Hockton BA (Hons), MA, NJCBI

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Sculptor Antonia Hockton BA (Hons), MA, NJCBI
Antonia Hockton

About Antonia Hockton

Antonia stone carved sculpture convey a sense of calm and tranquility, a moment stopped in time. She has worked with stone for over twenty years making contemporary sculpture and repairing ancient stone sculpture on cathedrals and historic monuments in Britain and France.
Sculptor Antonia Hockton BA (Hons), MA, NJCBI
Angel, Carved limestone statue

Exhibition History of Antonia Hockton

Exhibits as part of the Suffolk Craft Society

Altarpiece, carving commission for Essex church

Biography / CV of Antonia Hockton

Employed at Lincoln Cathedral as a sculpture conservator
Employed at Groux Sarl, Poitiers, France as a sculpture conservator
Self-employed as a sculptor and stone conservator since 1995
Clients:
New College, Oxford
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Parish Churches in England and Wales

Pigeon, carved in soapstone

Artist Statement of Antonia Hockton

Stone can hold such stillness; the moment a bird or angel rests its wings. Antonia take inanimate stone and breathe life into it and makes sculptures full of character and humour.

Awards and Prizes of Antonia Hockton

Shortlisted for the ACE Trust Award for `art in a religious context` 2015
QEST Scholarship Award 2005

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Antonia Hockton

Statue of William of Wykeham - New College, Oxford
St. Peter statue - Draiflessen Estate, Germany

Public Works of Antonia Hockton

Altarpiece - St George`s Church, Great Bromley Essex
Flight- Stone carving commission for Morrisons Supermarket, Cambourne
Garden of Easton Lodge - Memorial for Veterans
Ipswich Borough Council- Alexandra Park plaque for African garden
Set in Stone - poetry in the pavement, Sheffield Moor Precinct

Qualifications / Education of Antonia Hockton

BA (Hons) Fine Art - Sheffield Art School
MA Fine Art - Norwich Art School
NJCBI apprenticeship papers in sculpture conservation - Lincoln Cathedral
QEST - Queen Elizabeth Craft Scholar

Teaching Experience

Stone carving workshops for adults and children

Influences / Inspiration of Antonia Hockton

The carved friezes of the Romanesque Period. The carved sculpture of the south west of France. Influences: Brancusi, Eric Gill, Kathe Kollwitz and Francis Bacon.

Price Range of Work

Antonia Hockton's work has a price range from £667 to £3,500
100 - 20,000

Mediums utilised

Antonia Hockton's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Antonia Hockton's work is found in the following categories on site:
Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone (6)
Humorous Witty Amusing Lighthearted Fun Jolly Whimsical Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (3)
Caricature Sculptures Statues statuettes (3)
Human Figurative Sculptures (2)
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue (2)
Bas Reliefs or Low Reliefs (2)
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines (2)
Architectural Sculptures
Stylised Birds Sculptures / Statues / statuary / ornaments figurines / statuettes
Restful Sleeping Dozing Day Dreaming sculpture statue
Religious Sculpture
Wall Mounted or Wall Hanging sculpture
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Happiness / Joy / Exuberance / Wild Pleasure sculpture
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures
Varietal Mix of Bird Sculptures or Statues
Teenagers Sculptures statuettes Portraits figurines commissions etc
Angel Sculptures
Small bird Sculptures
Birds Abstract Contemporary Stylised l Minimalist Sculpture / Statues
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines
Allegorical / Parable Sculpture
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues
Christian Church Sculptures, Carvings Bas Reliefs Stained Glass and Statues
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures
Commemoratives and Memorials Sculptures
Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures
Indoor figurative sculpture
Site Specific Sculptures or Statues

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