Briony’s Blog

Finishing the clay sculpture of my Barton’s Chair Commission

Briony Working on clay for Barton's Chair

After 2 weeks of very hard work I have finished the clay sculpture part of my Barton’s Chair Commission for Tonbridge School’s new science building – the Barton Centre. In the final sculpture, six copies of the man and 12 of the baby come together into the hexagonal ring structure of cyclohexane. The work celebrates […]


New body of work made of Rammed Earth

Rammed earth sculpture: I have been developing a new body of work using rammed earth: The works started as wax maquettes: Which were then scaled up Form work was made of plywood Layers are colour coded The first completed rammed earth sculpture was Earth Time:     I then experimented with adding Iron Oxide Pigment […]


Updates on First@108 award

All the proposals are now available to view on the RBS website. Go to the First@108 page and click on each of the finalists names to link to their proposal. Or click here for a direct link to my proposal. If you would like to comment on the proposals, you can have your say on […]


Being pulled in different directions: Commissions

I have just completed my entry for the First@108 Public Art Award and the exhibition of the 5 shortlisted artists will open on Wednesday. I have both loved and hated the process. It is a fascinating commission for two different spaces in Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in Fulham. This is a relatively new hospital (opened […]


Why is drawing important?

Briony interviewed by Andrew Marr-interview

I was recently interviewed in my studio by the campaign for drawing as part of their video to promote drawing in all its forms and uses. Below you can see the short film which also features the journalist Andrew Marr and the creative director of Conran and Partners Massimo Acanfona:


One day to go till my solo show

Catalogue: Briony Marshall - Life Forming

So I had a full weekend off at home with the family. I only sent a couple of emails about the show and caught up on the some personal admin. The rest of the time was spent playing with my two little munchkins, mostly in the sunny garden. Bliss. However I caught myself having a […]


Welcome to a new blog

In the Pangolin Studio feeding a 6 month old and doing research and drawing.

Welcome to my blog – this is the first post, but not ‘my’ first post. Previous to this blog I have kept 2 other blogs relating to residencies I have done. Bronze casting blog The first blog I started in 2010 during my 3 month residency in Pietrasanta in a bronze foundry. I was quite […]