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Terry Stringer

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Known for  Sculpture
Website  Official website

Name  Terry Stringer
Torso (1977) sculpture by Terry Stringer


Born  3 September 1946 (age 69) (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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Sculpture by Terry Stringer

Terry stringer just passing through


Biography

Sculpture by Terry Stringer

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.

Portrait of A. Lois White (1978) sculpture by Terry Stringer

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

Remember Me (1992) sculpture by Terry Stringer

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

Face/Pace (Pataka) sculpture by Terry Stringer

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.


Sculpture by Terry Stringer

References

Terry Stringer Wikipedia