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A Winchester Based Stone Mason and Sculptor. Alex Trained as a Apprentice at Winchester cathedral. Having worked in heritage for 3 years. Learning a range of traditional skills he has seen through all stages of each job,  taking measurements for templates working the stone and put into the building, as well conservation of the building using mortar repairs and pinning and shelter coating.

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Qualifications and Training:

2009 - 2010 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design - Distinction, Eastleigh College
2010 - 2013 BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Wales Institute of Cardiff (Howard Gardens, Cardiff)
2014 - 2017 Stonemasonry (Banker Masonry and Construction) NVQ and National Diploma Level 2 and 3

2014 - 2017 Apprentiship at winchester Cathedral in Stone Masonry

2015 Orton Trust restorations stone carving short course

2016 Orton Trust restoration stone carving short course

2017 Furniture Making - chichester College. 

Exhibitions:

2013 - Modern Alchemist Autumn show, The Capitol Centre, Cardiff
2013 - Hand of Roath (part of the made in Roath Festival) The Alchemist Gallery, Cardiff
2013 - Cardiff School of Art&Design Degree show, Howard Garden, Cardiff
2012 - Modern Alchemists presents: Birth to Death and Here After, Capitol Centre, Cardiff
2012 - Made in Roath: Kooki Two bit presents: Art Traid Art show, Milgi Warehouse, Cardiff, Wales
2012 - Cardiff Full of Art, UWIC second year show, Capitol Centre, The Crofts and Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff
2012 - The Perils of the Modern Alchemist, The Capitol Centre, Cardiff, Wales

Competitions:

2015 - Weymouth college Boss Stone Competitition

2016 - Heats UK skills Competition - Stone Masonry

2016 - Weymouth College Boss Stone Competition

2016 - Winchester Cathedral Carving Festival

2017 - Heats Uk Skills Competition - Stone Masonry

2017 - Weymouth College Boss Stone Competition - Corfe Castle

2017 - Steinhogger Festival - Oslo - Norway

2017 - Finals UK Skills Competion - Stone Masonry

2018 - Wells Carving Festival 

2018- Winchester Cathedral Carving Festival

Awards:

2016 - Winchester Cathedral Carving Festival - Third Prize

2017 - Weymouth College Boss  Stone Competition - Corfe Castle - Best Overall Carving.