Jack Marsden-Mayer

What inspires your art practice?
Driftwood and its organic forms lending itself to the shapes of nature and animals. I love to make nature with nature and to see people’s reaction to the size, scale and life of my sculptures.

What materials do you work in?
My sculptures typically feature a steel frame skeleton clad in native NZ driftwood.

Briefly describe your artwork for NZ Sculpture OnShore 2018.
I have captured a shark breaching the water in a work that hopefully brings awareness to the importance of our sea life.

Where are the public most likely to see your artworks outside of NZ Sculpture OnShore?
Sculptureum, Matakana, State Highway 4 between National Park and Taumaranui and the Citadel Cafe, Castlecliff, Whanganui.

Where did you study?
Gordonstoun International School, Scotland

Instagram: @driftyjack
Facebook group (Jack Marsden Mayer animal driftwood sculptures)

Sculptures by Jack Marsden-Mayer

2018 Exhibition

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