Sheena Devitt

marble works

History of practice

Awards/grants

  •  Individual Artist Award, Arts Council Northern Ireland, 2016/17
  •  Innovation Boost Programme, Craft NI, 2014/15
  • Makers Award, Hi Arts (Creative Scotland), 2010
  • Stone Lettercarving Apprenticeship, Jerwood Foundation, 2003-06

Commissions 

  •  stone tablet, private garden, Edinburgh, 2016
  • memorial, Kilvaree churchyard, Argyll 2015
  • memorial, private garden, Kilmartin, Argyll 2014
  • memorial, Kilmun churchyard, Argyll 2014
  • memorial boulder, Loch Awe, Argyll 2014
  • stone tablet, London 2013
  • stone tablet, private garden, Oxford 2012
  • stone tablet, private garden, Oban, Argyll 2012
  • stone tablet garden, Loch Awe, Argyll 2012
  • stone tablet, private garden, Crinan, Argyll 2011
  • memorial, private garden, Isle of Mull, Argyll 2010
  • interior and exterior tablets for Aosdana gallery, Isle of Iona, Argyll 2007
  • memorial, private garden, Kilmartin, Argyll 2007
  • stone tablet, private garden, Oxford 2007
  • Haiku stone, Iona Hostel, Isle of Iona, Argyll 2006
  • Interior tablet, private house, Holywood, Co Down 2006

Exhibitions

  • The Architecture of Light, Down County Museum, Co Down, NI, 2017
  • Film Makers, RSpace, Lisburn, NI, 2016
  • FoRM, Bangor Walled Garden, Co Down, NI, 2016
  • Innovation Boost, Bangor Heritage Centre, Co Down, NI 2015
  • Masters and Apprentices, A Transfer of Passion, Lettering Arts Centre, Sussex, England, 2014
  • The Cutting Edge, The Bleddfa Centre, Herefordshire, England, 2013
  • Walls of Stone, ArtMap, Auchindrain Museum, Argyll, Scotland 2012
  • Earth, Fire Air Water, ArtMap, Kilmartin House Museum, Argyll, Scotland, 2011
  • Unite, Craft Scotland, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, 2011
  • UK/OK, Price Tower Arts Centre, Oklahoma, USA, 2009
  • Art and Memory, Memorials by Artists, West Dean College, Sussex, England, 2009

Site Specific projects

  • The Blue Dot, pop up community studio and gallery, Ardrishaig, Argyll, HeART of Argyll Initiative, Year of Creative Scotland, 2012

Collections

  • National Collection of Memorial Art, Monnow Valley Art Centre, Herefordshire, permanent display

Publications

  • Conversations on the Coast, Nick Hand, 2011
  • The Art of Letter Carving in Stone, Tom Perkins, 2007

Feature Articles

  • The Sunday Telegraph, Life Section, Masters of Craft, 2011

For further information please contact Sheena