|Known for Sculpture|
Website Official website
|Name Terry Stringer|
|Born 3 September 1946 (age 77) (1946-09-03) Redruth, Cornwall, England|
Notable work The Risen ChristMountain Fountain
Books Terry Stringer: Transfigured Heads, Beyond the Horizon of the Sculpture, Terry Stringer: Landscape of the Head
Education Elam School of Fine Arts
Profiles terry stringer sculptor
Terry Robin George Stringer (born 3 September 1946) is a New Zealand sculptor.
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- Major public commissions
- Zealandia Sculpture Garden
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Born in Redruth, Cornwall, England in 1946, Stringer became a naturalised New Zealander in 1979. He received a Diploma of Fine Arts from the Elam School of Fine Arts in 1967. Many New Zealand galleries and collections feature works by Stringer and he has completed a number of public commissions. Stringer has been the recipient of a number of New Zealand art awards and scholarships and has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Scholarship three times.
In the 2003 New Year Honours Stringer was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to sculpture.
Major public commissions
Stringer has been commissioned to complete a number of sculptures for high-profile public sites. These include "The Risen Christ" (1999) in Cathedral Square in Christchurch, "Mountain Fountain" outside The Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland, and "The World Grasped" (2006) in Newmarket.
Zealandia Sculpture Garden
In 2001 Stringer established Zealandia Sculpture Garden at his home in Mahurangi. The garden is open to the public and contains a variety of Stringer's sculptures, together with works by fellow sculptors.