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Jo Naden

Sculpture / Drawing / Words

Natural forces and phenomena, are explored through synchronistic connections of myth, legend, culture and craft.

Incidental conclusions may be drawn or formed in hand-held shapes or larger human scaled sculpture.

Work is held in private collections both internationally and in the U.K.

Public commissions include Cadbury, Dudley Group of Hospitals and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, BCCC. Park Central Birmingham. The British Art Medal Society, commissioned  TIME SPENT, that explores the dandelion plant in a mythical/ botanical context.

Recent commissions VERNAL EQUINOX: 28 DEGREES 2019 (Goetheanum, Switzerland, hand-held), and GNOMON (Ruskin Mill Trust, Stroud, three meters, still to be sited). 2019 Lijiang Studios, Yunnan, artist residency, RHODODENDRON, the title of a document and installation responding to this experience: -

‘…….under the verandah a wood fire cooks a large pot of potatoes, a line holds the skin and paws of a white rabbit, next to these something resembling an animal gut dries.

he goes into his dark sleeping quarters and brings forth a herbalist’s guidebook

he says he has two copies, one his father’s and one for his son, identical apart from the signs of wear; he only uses his father’s. (The Herbalist).

Jo's Work

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Vernal Equinox: 28 Degrees. 2019
Bronze, lost-wax process.
h.150cm. x w.120cm. 
Edition of 2

Further Information


Artist working on site


Cash and BACS accepted

Parking in village car park opposite Holly cottage

Indicative Price Point: ££££
Commissions taken

Find Jo

Tel: 07761 432287

Holly Cottage, Bull Piece Lane, Scagglethorpe, Near Malton, YO17 8DT


Further instructions: With the A64 behind you and the Ham and Cheese Pub on the left proceed through village, take the first left and immediately right to park under the trees in village allocated parking. Holly Cottage is the end of a white terrace of cottages, opposite the parking and adjacent to the Village Green. Access to the studio is through a side garden gate, proceed right, down the garden to the studio.

Contact Jo

Tel: 07761 432287

Holly Cottage, Bull Piece Lane, Scagglethorpe, Near Malton, YO17 8DT

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