Richard Sweeney |Paper Sculpture

Richard Sweeney ‘s practice is centered around the hands-on manipulation of materials to create sculptural forms. Richard Sweeney is an artist based in Wakefield. He graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2007 and his practice combines the disciplines of craft, sculpture, design and photography, resulting in a varied output of work including numerous public sculpture commissions. Richard Sweeney primarily works with paper – starting out by experimenting with scoring and folding it in repetitive patterns, bringing in slight variations to form pieces that can then be manipulated to make different shapes. Often the paper finds the shapes itself, or returns to its … Continue reading Richard Sweeney |Paper Sculpture