Sculptor Victoria Westaway News Items
All the latest News on Devon Artist Victoria Westaway. Vik moved her art practice from Herefordshire to Devon back in April 2016 having bought the old St. John Ambulance Station in the heart of Cullompton, Living above the workshop in beautiful Mid Devon is helping us to improve our companies sustainability and helps us connect with our local community. Vik has been busy creating work for exhibitions, community participatory projects, private commissions and flower shows across the country, check back to keep up to date with news and photos of Vik’s latest work and announcements of her forthcoming arts and culture projects - thanks for visiting..
Our current project Celebrate Chelston is funded by Torbay Culture to make a willow wander sculpture trail with and by the Community of Chelston, connecting all ages with live willow workshops in the Parks. Working with local schools and members of the community we created 3 live willow sculptures in three of Chelston’s parks.
This year Vik has worked on two separate Festival of Light lantern parades. Firstly with the Cullompton Christmas Festival and Lantern Parade held on the 24th November 2018. Secondly with Squircle Arts during the Christmas by the Sea Festival of Light held in Paignton, Devon on 8th December 2018.
This autumn Victoria was commissioned by the renowned Divoky Riding school to create a giant peacock to welcome their clients to the stable yard. The award winning riding school is nestled in a beautiful part of Somerset in the grounds of an old manor farm complete with its own chapel.
2018 has been an enormous year of remembrance across the country. Arts, archive and community projects have captured the thoughts of the nation. Victoria was commissioned by the Woodland Trust to create a willow wreath installation for the month of remembrance as part of the Remembrance Trail in Langley Vale wood.