Curriculum Vitae 

Keith Anthony Mellard

Born:-
Sheffield

Schools :-
Sheffield City Grammar School.
Thornes House Grammar School, Wakefield.

Further education :-
No.1 School of Technical Training, R.A.F Halton.
Doncaster Technical College.
University of York.
Aberdeen College.

Qualifications :-
O.N.C. /H.N.C. Mech. and Elec. engineering.(1960)
B.A. (Hons).(1990) University of York.
H.N.C. fine art.
H.N.D. fine art.

Trade work :-
Tool Room Fitter.
Design Draughtsman.

Self employment :-
Furniture designer, maker and woodcarver. Work shown at the Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate.
Lifelong art and sculpture studies and practice, - which continue.

Live :-
Aberdeen for over nearly 27 years.

Religion :-
I am a member of the Bahá'í Faith.

Materials worked with :-
Alabaster, Cararra marble, Sicilian marble, Ancaster stone, Hoptonwood stone, Portland stone, Caithness stone, Moray (Clashach) and Yorkshire sandstone.

Welded steel, Ferro-concrete and lost wax Bronze casting.

Why Sculpture?
“... ... to give shape to feelings … …”.
To try to say some things I think need saying.
To solve the problems any piece of stone offers.
These problems are opportunities for the evolution of a piece.

© 2016/17 Keith Mellard