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Angus Eickhoff

Curriculum Vitae

Biography      Awards      Exhibitions      Selected Commissions   


Biography

1957  Born, 19th January.
   
1972-75  Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire.
   
   During vacation periods worked near Droitwich with
   Alan Knight doing blacksmithing & silversmithing.
   
1975-76  Foundation Course, Bournville School of Art, Birmingham.
   
1976-79  3 Year Degree Course, Camberwell School of Art, London.
   
   Whilst at Camberwell undertook further blacksmithing studies
   and worked also with tape slide and videotape media.
   
1979-80  Worked for Bayswater Architectural & Sheet Metal Company.
   
1980  Set up present workshop at Whitehouse Bridge,Welshpool doing
   blacksmithing, silversmithing and other creative metalwork.
   
1985  Artist in Residence, Funded by North Wales Arts Association.
   Grango School, Wrexham. Bersham Industrial Heritage Centre, Wrexham.
   
1985  Part-Time Teaching, Lancashire Polytechnic, Preston.
   
1986  Artist in Residence, Bersham Industrial Heritage Centre.
   
1988-89  Freelance Exhibition Technician
   Clwyd County Council Arts & Exhibitions Service
   
1991  Working to Commission for The National Trust:- Hinges & Door Furniture
   for Paxton's Tower, Carmarthenshire.
   
1993  Working to Commission for Historic Royal Palaces:-
   Gate for the Cholmondeley Stair, Hampton Court Palace.
   
1994-95  Working with Alan Evans on Forged Railings & Gates for
   Public Record Office, Richmond-upon-Thames, London.
   
1997  Working to Commission for Historic Royal Palaces:-
   Forged banner display brackets for H.M. Tower of London.
   
1998-99  Part-time teaching. North East Wales Institute/Wrexham College of Art.
   
2000  Working to Commission for Historic Royal Palaces:-
   Forged Sign Bracket for H.M. Tower of London.
   
2002-2005  Freelance Part-Time Technician
   The Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture
   
2004  Freelance Stage Technician
   Alternative Miss World Contest, 2004 "Universe"
   Andrew Logan in Association with Kash Point
   
2007  Worked on BBC Wales "Capture Wales" video project
   
2009  Starts "Mid Wales Media" (MWM) group with
   Charlotte Durie, Tom Magness, Noelyne Hammond & Janet Farahar
   
2009  Freelance Stage Technician
   Alternative Miss World Contest "The Void" with
   Andrew Logan at The Roundhouse
   
2000-2011  Working exclusively to commission, continuing to run workshop
   at Whitehouse Bridge, Welshpool.
   Also working in 2 dimensions/life drawing. Working on video media projects with MWM.



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Awards

1979  Joint 3rd Prize, Johnson Matthey Award for Design in Silver
   
1981  1st Prize. Goddards Awards for Design in Silver
   
1981  Won Badge Design Competition for Browns Restaurant, Oxford
   
1986  Won Design Competition for a Chandelier.
    The Church of St. John-at-Hampstead, London NW3.
   
1988  Travel Grant from the British Council to attend exhibition in West Germany


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Selected Exhibitions

1981  "Camberwell Beauty" exhibition. Oxford Gallery.
   
1981   Summer Show. Holsworthy Gallery, London SW6.
   
1982  Southwark Cathedral. Exhibited with other ex-students from Camberwell School of Art.
   
1982  "The Camberwell Bench". H. Knowles Brown Gallery, London NW3.
   
1984  "A New View in the Garden" exhibition. Oxford Gallery.
   
1985  "Drawings, Designs and Sculpture". The Building Centre Gallery, London WC1.
   
1986  "By Hammer & Hand".  Clwyd County Council Touring Exhibition.
   
1987  "Creative Metal" exhibition. Oriel 31, Welshpool.
   
1988  Metalleuchten '88. Handwerkskammer Koblenz, West Germany.
   
1989  "The Camberwell Connection". Clwyd County Council Touring Exhibition.


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Commissions in Public Places

1984  Processional Cross. St Mary's Church, South Woodford, London E18.
   
1985  Chandelier. Grango School, Rhos, Wrexham (Funded by North Wales Arts)
   
1986  Chandelier. The Church of St. John-at-Hampstead, London NW3.
   
1989  Door Latches for Crypt. The Church of St. John-at-Hampstead, London NW3.
   
1990  Altar Crosses. Main Altar & Lady Chapel. St.Mary's Church, South Woodford, E18.
   
1993  Gate for the Cholmondeley Stair, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey.
   (17th Century reproduction work to match balustrade by Jean Tijou)
   
1997  Forged Banner Display Brackets, H.M. Tower of London.
   
2000  Forged Sign Bracket for Menagerie Shop, H.M. Tower of London.


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Angus Eickhoff:-   The Forge,    Whitehouse Bridge   Welshpool Powys,  SY21 8RP   U.K.
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