Her carved wooden portrait in the The National Portrait Gallery permanent collection is their only wood carving.
Jilly Sutton carves large pieces of green timber.
She finds the warmth of wood and the quality of the grain, together with a veneration of the head as a sculptural form – fires her passion.
Working with the vagaries of this organic, still living, nature of the material, and pushing the boundaries of its plasticity, is a constant challenge.
Most sculptures have been cast in either bronze or resin inn limited editions.