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Mitchell House BA (Hons)

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Sculptor Mitchell House BA (Hons)
Mitchell House

About Mitchell House

Mitchell House is a formally trained sculptor, a pupil of Sydney Harpley RA and Kenneth Ford. His work primarily focuses on movement in the human form and within nature. His work is seen in collections around the world and his commissioned public art pieces within the UK

Exhibition History of Mitchell House

1979 - Exhibited at the Commonwealth Institute London
(Contemporary Arts)

2001 - Sculpture exhbited at galleries throughout the
2012- Anteros Art Foundation Norwich. One man show

Biography / CV of Mitchell House

1979 - Exhibited at the Commonwealth Institute London (Contemporary Arts)
1980-Biblical project, St Mary De Castro, Leicester.
Sculptors assistant Sydney Harpley R.A.
Sculptors assistant Kenneth Ford Prix De Rome
1981 - Graduated Leicester School of Art: Honours degree in Fine Art Sculpture.
Sculpture assistant to Sydney Harpley R.A.
Sculpture assistant to Kenneth Ford

1982 - Portrait of Prince Emanuel Bala, Nigeria
Commission to design lighting for Enderby Hall Leicestershire for Mr Robert McGowan.
1982 - 1st one man exhibition - Bosworth College Leicestershire. Purchase of sculpture by Leicestershire Education Authority

1983 - 2nd one man exhibition - Bosworth College. Sculpture purchased by College
1983 - Commission. `Jumping Man` Kate Thorpe Leicester.

1984 - Started 2nd business - Church restoration, carvings and sculpture
Redesign interiorand execution of works at St.Peter and St.Paul Syston Leicester.
1984 - Commission Interiors Magazine, Diver.

1987 to 1989 - Lecturing part time at Hinckley College Leicestershire in art and design

1988 - Lecturing part time at North Warwickshire College in anatomical study, life drawing and sculpture

1989 - Commission: Birmingham City Council. "Monument to Baskerville", Centenary Square

1989 - Associate lecturer. 0.5 North Warwickshire College

1990 - Full time lecturer and head of multi craft studies at North Warwickshire College
1991 - Gift To George Elliot Hospital Nuneaton`New Born`
1991 - Commission: Copeman collection Warwickshire

1993 to 1995 - Moderator for Southern Examining Group

1993 - Art advisor to the Parry collection of fine art

1994 - Sculptures commissioned by Elizabeth Murray, Leicestershire.
1995 - Commission for Ceremonial Sword and Scabbard.Girdip Singh.

1996 - Moved to Norfolk and founded North Norfolk Iron Crafts (bespoke). Commissions to design and construct a variety of sculptures and monuments.

1997 - Commission Design and fabrication `Key Board Stands` for `The Prodigy`
Commission. Holt Town Council Norfolk Design and Fabrication of Millenium Seating.
Commission. Larners and Bakers of Holt Norfolk. Design and fabrication of Millenium Arch.

2001 - to present - Sculpture exhibited at galleries throughout the UK: Bircham Gallery, Holt; Chapel Gallery, Plymouth; The Bluestone Gallery, Devizes; New Craftsman, St Ives; Focus Gallery, Nottingham; Rivers Gallery, Gloucestershire; Gallery 52, Ashbourne; Apple Gallery, Godalming; St John Street Gallery, Ashbourne; Gateway Galleries, Shrewsbury; The Hunter Gallery, Sudbury; Ringstead Gallery, Burnham Market.Mandells Gallery Norwich, Moya Bucknall Fine Art (Saatchi), Doric Art, Holt Norfolk, Imagine Gallery Long Melford Suffolk, Jacks Fine Art Essex,

2003 - Commission bespoke iron work Jeremy Barlow ROI.
2005 - Commission Perfect Surroundings (Garden Design) `Book to metamorphic waterfall`
2005 - Blue Stone Gallery Devizes`Girl on a Swing
2006 - Portrait of wife. Dr.J.S Parry Mojacar Spain
2007 - Commission: Portrait in bronze of Sir Henry Birkin. Private collector, Norfolk.
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, gift, New Born.
Commission - Mrs C Lawson 3/4 Bronze `Girl`.

2008 - Commission by Sheringham Town Council for commemorative bronze plaques for `Art Trail`.The Wreck of the Espolen, Lobster Fishermen, 1940 Beach and 1 Metre High Iron lettering on the sea wall, "Sheringham twixt sea and pine".
2009 - Commission. Keystone Trust Thetford. Monument to Charles Burrell.
2010 - Commission Shiho Yamamoto Japan `Osteogloffum Virrhosum`
2010- Exhibited at Art at the Park Thetford
2010 - Commission. Micheal Sanders Cornwall.
2010 - Great Ormond Street Hospital Sculpture of Baby.
2010 - Commission. Barchester Care Centre Norfolk. `Sphere`
2010 - Barchester Care Centre Norfolk Woodland Art Trail

Artist Statement of Mitchell House

The process begins with initail drawings and observations, then modelling from life in clay. I aim to capture the stillness that is caught within the blink of an eye that activates the emotional pathways of the soul

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Mitchell House


1983 - Bosworth College, Leicestershire, Purchase of
sculpture by Leicestershire Education Authority

1989 - Commission Birmingham City Council, Monument to
Baskerville, Centenary Square

1991 - Commission Copeman collect Warwickshire

1994 - Sculptures commissioned by Elizabeth Murray,
Leicestershire Art advisor for the same

2008 - Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Sculpture of New Born Baby
20010 -Addenbrocks Hospital Cambridge

Public Works of Mitchell House


1982 - Portrait of Prince Emanuel Bala, Nigeria

Qualifications / Education of Mitchell House

1977 Foundation Art/Design. Dip A,D. Leicester. Cumberland Street.
1978 Start degree in Fine Art Sculpture Leicester School of Art.
1981 - Graduated Leicestershire School of Art Hons
Degree in Fine Art Sculpture

Sculpture assistant to Sidney Harpley RA

Sculpture assistant to Kenneth Ford

Teaching Experience

1987 to 1996 - Lecuturing part time at Hinckley College

1988 - Lecturing part time at North Warwickshire
College in anatomical study, life drawing and

1989 - Associate lecturer 0.5 North Warwickshire

1990 - Full time lecturer and head of multi crafts
studies at North Warwickshire College

Price Range of Work

Mitchell House's work has a price range from £167 to £16,667

Mediums utilised

Mitchell House's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Mitchell House's work is found in the following categories on site:
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (13)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (7)
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues (7)
Teenagers Sculptures statuettes Portraits figurines commissions etc (7)
Nudes, Female Sculptures (7)
Human Figurative Sculptures (7)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (6)
Commemoratives and Memorials Sculptures (6)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (6)
Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures (5)
Wall Mounted or Wall Hanging sculpture (4)
Happiness / Joy / Exuberance / Wild Pleasure sculpture (4)
Indoor figurative sculpture (4)
Children Child Babies Infants Toddlers Kids Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (4)
Little Small Nude or Naked Girls Women Ladies Females Sculpture Statue statuettes Figurines (3)
Tree Plant Shrub Bonsai sculpture statue statuette (3)
Small / Little Figurative sculpture / statuette / statuary / ornament / figurine (3)
Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures (3)
Torsos Chests Females / Women / Girls / Damsels Sculptures Statues statuary (3)
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines (3)
Bas Reliefs or Low Reliefs (3)
Sensual Sculptures or Statues (3)
Torsos Sculptures or Chests of Men and Women Females Girls Children Statues statuery statuettes (3)
Miniature Sculptures, statuettes or figurines (3)
Abstract Plants Fruits Trees Leaves Flowers Statues Sculptures (2)
Famous People Sculptures Statues (2)
Monumental Sculptures (2)
Classical Style Sculptures and Statues (2)
Humorous Witty Amusing Lighthearted Fun Jolly Whimsical Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (2)
Marine Maritime Water Sea sculpture statue statuette (2)
Stylised Nude statue sculpture statuette ornament (2)
Sculptures of Sport in General (2)
Wire(Mesh Netting Chicken) Metal Rod or Bar or Tube Sculpture (2)
Organic / Abstract Sculpture (2)
Public Art Sculpture (2)
Children Playing Sculptures or Statues or statuettes (2)
Champions Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (2)
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines (2)
Varietal cross section of Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture
Parent - Child Sculpture
Nudes / Male Sculpture
Beautifully Useful Functional Sculpture
Surrealist Sculpture
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures
Religious Sculpture
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue
Objects of desire Sculptures
Plant Outdoor Outside Garden or Yard sculpture statue statuette
Endangered Animal Species Sculptures
Silhouette, Flat, or Thin or Two Dimensional Bas and Low Reliefs Sculptures or Statues
Military, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines Airmen and Military Equipment
Every day Objects ( Sculptures of inorganic things)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine
Spiritual sculpture
Domestic Animal Sculpture
Abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor Outside Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary
Boats Ships Canoes Dinghies Sculptures Yachts Statues
Pet and Animal Portrait Custom or Bespoke or Commission Commemorative or Memoriaql sculpture statue
Wall Panel Carved Engraved Cast Moulded Sculpture Statue plaque
Animals and Birds in Repose Resting Sleeping Lying
Aquatic Sculptures Fish / Shells / Sharks / Seals / Corals / Seaweed
Baby Infant Young Child statue sculpture statuette
Sea Fish Sculptures
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures
Animals in General Sculptures Statues
Cats Sculpture
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