Figurative bronze, steel and willow sculptures
Devon based sculptor Victoria Westaway creates figurative bronze, willow and wire sculptures for gardens and events. Victoria creates a steel armature then weaves bronze or steel wire or willow to represent a contempoary human form. Sometimes solitary, sometimes created in couples or groups such as the Family piece created for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Victoria works to commission so please get in touch if you have an idea you want to explore, please click the images below to open a slideshow. Contact us for more information.
Bronze Sculpture Pomona, Wire sculpture by Artist Victoria Westaway. This contemporary figurative sculpture is woven from bronze wire it celebrates the Roman Goddess of abundance, fruit and orchards. This sculpture is for sale and would suit a bold garden with grand vistas.
Wire Flying Men, these fun smaller sculptures were exhibited in the beautiful borders of Picton Garden near Malvern Worcestershire. Wire Artist Victoria Westaway wanted to add some movement and extra height to the scheme. These wire figurative sculptures are created on a steel spike giving the illusion of flying amongst the blooms.
Seated Willow female figure. This restful sculpture was commissioned by The Gribble Inn, West Sussex. Victoria created a copper Rose for the sculpture to hold to make a link back to the past as the female figure represents Rose Gribble the owner of the property before it was renovated into an Inn and Brewery.
Family by Victoria Westaway. This group of willow sculptures depict a family enjoying being outside together. This piece was commissioned by Tale Valley Nursery who created a beautiful woodland garden at RHS Chelsea 2015. Victoria is happy to discuss willow and wire sculpture commissions, get in touch for more information.
Willow Woman on Wire cube at the Affordable Art Show at Showborough House Sculpture Garden. This was the first piece created in the Athelfled series, Victoria wanted to show the two locations of both Athelfled's homes using these very different materials.The formal planting in this part of the Garden worked beautifully with the woven texture of the willow.
Wire Woman on Wire Cube, this piece formed part of a series of female life-size sculptures. The Sculpture depicts a woman from history, The Daughter of King Alfred, Athelfled was born in Wessex where the Willow grows and so Victoria decided to focus on this powerful character and her journey to Mercia - a centre of metal construction and industry. Athelfled of Mercia was also know as the Lady of Mercia.
Willow Woman life size sculpture created by Victoria Westaway. This commission was for a customer in the Midlands who wanted a bespoke piece for her new garden. The sculpture sits on a bench at the bottom of her garden and looks back towards the house
The Croquet Players, Willow life size figures created for clients in Herefordshire. Victoria was commissioned to create these two sculptures by a couple with a beautiful garden built on a former quarry. The garden was peppered with wonderful artworks of all shapes sizes and materials.
Wire Woman on Willow Cube and Willow Woman on Wire cube. These were the first pieces created in the Athelfled series, These female life-size sculptures depict a woman from history, The Daughter of King Alfred, Athelfled was born in Wessex where the Willow grows and so Victoria decided to focus on her journey to Mercia - a centre of metal construction and industry. Victoria wanted to show the two locations of both Athelfled's homes using these very different materials.
Willow Woman on Willow cube, Athelfled of Wessex at the H Art Show at Llangarron Sculpture Garden. This life size female form was bought by a customer with tremendous views of the Malvern Hills, once known as Mercia. Athelfled lived here when she married the King of Mercia.
Wire Woman on Wire Cube, this piece formed part of a series of female life-size sculptures. The Sculpture depicts a woman from history, Athelfled of Mercia, also know as the Lady of Mercia. The Daughter of King Alfred, Athelfled was born in Wessex where the Willow grows and so Victoria decided to focus on this powerful character and her journey to Mercia - a centre of metal construction and industry.
Willow Man Praise - Figurative willow sculpture, the willow wassailers series by willow artist Victoria Westaway.