Wooden sculptures from England

Posted By on January 24, 2010

Mike PainterThese sculptures are carved by Michael Painter from Austrey, Warwickshire, England.

Michael Painter is one of Britain’s most experienced Master Carvers. He was elected as a member into the Royal Society of British Sculptors.

He has worked on Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Palace of Westminster and many National Trust buildings.
During 1997 Michael supervised a team of carvers to work on the fire damage at Windsor Castle. His work was acknowledged by Her Majesty the Queen with a personal letter of thanks and a specially commissioned medal.

Since January 2003 he is self employed.

More of his amazingly detailed carvings can be seen on his website
mikepainter.co.uk

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  2. Patrice says:

    Pretty cool! I love the sculpture of himself the best:)

  3. His work is so incredible. A personal letter from the Queen…but deservedly so!

  4. Kirhat says:

    These are very well-made works of art. In the Philippines, there are still some artists who continue to carve despite the growing scarcity of good-quality wood.

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