Rouse Kent Public Art Award
Commissioned on the new millennium by Rouse Kent Ltd, this seat is a replacement for the original Rouse Chair, which I designed and made in 1994. The chair is the 'trophy', given for a year to the winner of the Rouse Kent Public Art Award.
is composed of thirteen legs, with a central vertical panel mounted
as part of the rear, fully developed leg. The shape of each leg is
dictated by the fully developed rear leg. The legs rise up as they
move through stages, or layers of development towards the final, completed
form. The central vertical panel is composed of three elements, with
the middle panel of the three carved with details of the winner of
the award. It is removable, and is presented to as a permanent memento
to the winner at a later date.