I was employed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park as Deputy Head Sculpture Technician for 8 years.
YSP is a world renowned indoor and outdoor art gallery.
Supervising the technician team and volunteers during exhibition installations
Liaising with artists to ensure the work is built and installed correctly
Conservation and condition reporting of artwork
I also learnt a wide variety skills from Chainsaw and Forklift Truck licences to Portable appliance testing.
(courtesy of Dick Ellis)
These are some of the works which were constructed by the YSP technician team onsite with the artists.
Emily Speed - Cabanon
Jauma plensa - House of Knowledge
David Nash - Black Steps
Peter Randall Page - Maquette Benches
Andy Goldsworthy - Cracked Clay Walls.
Amar Kanwar - The Sovereign Forest and Other Stories