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Ama Menec - Sculpture

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Selected exhibitions include:

2017 Exhibitions
Torbay Guild of Artists 50th Affordable Art Exhibition, Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, The King's Dr, Torquay TQ2 5JE.
12th to 23rd April, 11am to 5pm.
Ashcombe Affordable Art Show, Ashcombe Tower, Ashcombe near Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0PY. 30th June to 2nd July.

2016 Exhibitions
Royal Scottish Academy Open, The Mound, Edinburgh, Scotland
Tim Andrews Gallery, Darby House, Woodbury, Exeter, Devon

Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London
South West Academy, Exeter Castle, Exeter, Devon
​Devon Open Studios, Unit 7 Coombe Park, Totnes, Devon
EWAAC, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London

2015 Exhibitions
Sculpture in the Vineyard, Bothy Vineyard, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Royal Academy Summer Open,  Burlington House, London 
Devon Open Studios, Unit 7 Coombe Park, Totnes, Devon
Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sculptures featured in 'Contemporary Wildlife Art' published by Schiffer Publications
  http://www.schifferbooks.com/contemporary-wildlife-art-5727.html
 
2014 Exhibitions
RHS Rosemoor Sculpture Exhibition, Devon
One woman show 'Wild and Arcane' at the Turrill Sculpture Gardens,  Oxford
Bronze Raptors at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Sculpture at Kingham Lodge, Kingham, Oxfordshire
Wildlife Art Society International exhibition, Nature In Art, Gloucestershire
Devon Open Studios, Unit 7 Coombe Park, Totnes, Devon


2013 Exhibitions
Delamore Arts, Delamore House, Cornwood, Devon
Affordable Garden Art Exhibition, Showborough House, Gloucestershire
Elegance and Form, Wyndcliffe Gardens, Monmouthshire
RHS Rosemoor Winter Sculpture Exhibition, Devon
 
2012 Exhibitions
Delamore Arts, Delamore House, Cornwood, Devon
Affordable Garden Art Exhibition, Showborough House, Gloucestershire
Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Stone Farm, Chagford, Devon
Artspaces, Barn Galleries, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
RHS Rosemoor Winter Sculpture Exhibition, Devon
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

2011 Exhibitions 
Bristol Festival of Nature, The Waterfront, Bristol
Sculpture in the Sanctuary, Normanton, Nottinghamshire
The Great Create, Greenway National Trust, Galmpton, Devon
Mythic Garden, Chagford, Devon
Landmark Art Fair, Teddington, Middlesex
 
2010 Exhibitions 
Artspace, Barn Galleries,  Henley-On-Thames
Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Devon.
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, Battersea Arts Centre, London
Henley Festival, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Landmark Art Fair, Teddington, Middlesex
Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, Windsor
 
2009 Exhibitions
Mythic Sculpture garden Show, Chagford, Devon.
Art, Craft and Design Experience, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
 
2008 Exhibitions
Archaeology 08, British Museum, London
Borde Hill Garden Sculpture Trail, Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Savill Gardens, Windsor Great Park, Surrey
The Great Create, Greenway National Trust, Galmpton, Devon
Henley Festival, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

2007 Exhibitions
Ceramics South East, Aylesford, Kent
RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, Hampton Court, Surrey
Yvonne Arnaud Arts Centre Guildford, Surrey
Grand Designs Live, NEC, Birmingham
Art, Craft and Design Show, Millennium Grandstand, Newmarket
 
2006 Exhibitions
Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey
50 European Ceramicists, Cassius Clay Gallery, Bonholm, Denmark
 
Awards

One of 20 artists selected to promote the visual arts from the region from Devon Artsculture
One of 6 Devon artists to receive bursaries for emerging artists for Devon Open Studios 2013
  www.devonlife.co.uk/out-about/events/helpful_holidays_announce_sponsorship_of_devon_open_studios_1_2333382 
Wildlife Art Society International exhibition at Nature In Art, won best sculpture in show 2014 for Bronze Female Red Kite 
http://www.twasi.com/award_winners_2014.html
The Tate St Ives Award for Female Buzzard sculpture at the Royal Scottish Academy 2015.
South West Academy Brownstone Gallery Prize 2016 for bronze Female Red Kite 
Grand Prize winner for the East West Art Award Competition 2016
 
Bibliography

Western Morning News weekend feature September 2007
Featured Artist, Wild Devon Magazine, April 2009
Devon Lives BBC radio interview April 2009
Garden Sculpture in Devon Life Magazine May 2011 and February 2014  w
ww.devonlife.co.uk/people/arts_2_24559/winter_sculpture_exhibition_1_3231337
Devon Open Studios Bursary winners, Devon Life Magazine, September 2013
Oxford Times 'Exhibition of animals facing serious threats' Review of my 'Wild and Arcane' exhibition 1st April 2014
Sculptures featured in 'Wildlife Art Today' by Cindy Ann Coldiron 2015
 
Regular stockists include
The Bowie Gallery, 54B High Srtreet, Totnes, Devon www.artspaces.co.uk
The Brownston Gallery, 36 Church Street, Modbury, Devon   www.thebrownstongallery.co.uk
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon www.crafts.org.uk
N.T. Sextons Cottage, Widecombe, Devon www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-church-house
 

If you own a gallery and would like to stock my sculptures please email me

My sculptures are in collections across the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Switserland, Austria, Denmark, New Zealand and Australia.
In celebration of the wild
  1. Red Kite, raptor, bird of prey, UK widllife, foundry bronze, Ama Menec, British sculpture, wildlife art.
    Red Kite
    Patinated foundry bronze Female Red Kite Edition 2/12. This is a life sized female red kite with realistic patination cast in Stroud in 2015, and made by Ama Menec, in Totnes, Devon, UK.
  2. buzzard, raptor, bird of prey, bronze sculpture, British wildlife,Wildlife art, Ama Menec
    Female Buzzard
    Patinated foundry bronze Female Buzzard 5/12 NOW SOLD. The 6/12 is now available, and is currently at the Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition 2015. The 7/12 edition will be cast and finished in December 2015.
  3. Hypnia, Hypnos, God of sleep, foundry bronze, Ama Menec, classical Greece, classical art,
    Hypnia wall hanging bronze
    Wall hanging foundry bronze of Hypnia, an androgynous version of the Greek God Hypnos, God of sleep, 1 of 25.
  4. moose, bas releif, 2D ceramic sculpture, moose art, crack willow, moose cow, wildlife art, wildlife sculpture.
    Moose Cow with Crack Willow
    Bas relief wall hanging ceramic Moose Cow and Crack Willow sculpture, in stoneware ceramic, by Ama Menec in Totnes, Devon.
  5. Hare sculpture, wildlife art, bas relief sculpture, Hare in the lane, hare sculpture by Ama Menec.
    The Hare In The Lane
    A bas relief sculpture of a hare in a Devon lane in November, which I followed for nearly a mile before it could get out from the 'Cornish hedges', zig zagging along and checking the distance between us over its shoulder.
  6. Horseshoe bat, bats, British wildlife, bas relief sculpture, stoneware sculpture, bat art, wildlife art, Ama Menec
    Horseshoe Bat
    A bas relief wall hanging stoneware sculpture of a horseshoe bat against a full moon. Sculpted by Ama Menec in Devon UK.
A little about
Ama Menec
I am a West Country based British wildlife sculptor, 
moving into foundry bronze after 30 years of ceramics.

I have exhibited all over the UK including at
the British Museum, Oxford Natural History Museum,
the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy,
the Mall Galleries and La Galleria, Pall Mall, London.

My sculptures are in private collections internationally. 

New Sculpture!

Hot out of the foundry 'Persecuted', a mini Brock looking pensive, as well they might! 

They measure H 11cm x W 12cm x D13cm and cost £1100. If you would like to reserve the 1st or 2nd in the edition, get in touch soon; these are likely to get snapped up!

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2017 Exhibitions

Torbay Guild of Artists 50th Art Exhibition, Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, The King's Dr, Torquay TQ2 5JE.
12th to 23rd April, 11am to 5pm.
Ashcombe Affordable Art Show, Ashcombe Tower, Ashcombe near Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0PY.
30th June to 2nd July.
Salisbury Contemporary Craft, Salisbury Cathedral, the Close, Salisbury,
Wiltshire, SP1 2EJ. 8th and 9th September.

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