Mark Hetherington2022-04-01T18:06:25+01:00

Mark Hetherington

I carve various types of stone largely influenced by artists such as Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, I also teach pottery classes

I have been fascinated by the beauty of stone ever since I found a tiny fragment of rock crystal in my back garden when I was about ten years old, but though already developing a passing interest in sculpture I didn’t really make any connection between stone as a material and sculpture at the time. In fact having studied art and art history at A level I went on to study geology for my degree, and it was only much later when I was going through a creative phase in life did I decide to combine my knowledge of the properties of natural stone together with my interest in art and turn to stone carving. I have now been carving mostly in stone for some 28 years. More recently I have been running a clay workshop at Kelham Island Arts Collective.

Studio visits

My studio will be open for visits on the following days:

  • Saturday April 30th
  • Sunday May 1st
  • Monday May 2nd
  • Saturday May 7th
  • Sunday May 8th

About my studio

On Saturdays you may well see a clay workshop taking place, at anytime you are welcome to look around and discuss my work and the creative processes of carving.

  • Visitors to the studio will be able to buy my work
  • I’m happy to undertake commissions – please ask!
  • I can provide workshops and/or private tuition

Contact me

Studio location

Kelham Island Arts Collective (KIAC)
The Lion Works
40 Ball Street
S3 8DB

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