Bridget McCrum RWA. FRBS

showcase

Crescent Birds

Crescent Birds

This sculpture was taken from the shape of tribal knives and turned into bird forms.

Limited Edition
Bronze
210cm x 210cm
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
johnny-messum@messums.com
Scroll 2014

Scroll 2014

Based on the ancient seals of Mesoptamia

Original
Carrara marble & Kilkenny limestone
200cm x 45cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
knifebirds 2003

knifebirds 2003

Bronze Edition 1 of 6 was purchased by The University of Surrey and installed March 2004. This sculpture is taken from the shape of two African tribal knives in the British Museum

Bronze
Height 225 cm
Can be seen at Messums Fine Art
Palmyra, 2010

Palmyra, 2010

Limited Edition
7" x 13" x 7"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Awakening

Awakening

Carrara marble
Chorus

Chorus

Carrara marble & Kilkenny limestone
Sleeping Bird, 2011

Sleeping Bird, 2011

Limited Edition
Edition of 9
Spirit Bird Maquette I, 2011

Spirit Bird Maquette I, 2011

Limited Edition
Bronze
12" x 12" x 2"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Windrider, 2003

Windrider, 2003

Limited Edition
11" x 22" x 2"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Wind Rider

Wind Rider

Carrara marble
48cm x 82cm x 10cm
Colly Birds, 2007

Colly Birds, 2007

Limited Edition
Bronze
7" x 14" x 15"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Gharfur

Gharfur

Kilkenny Limestone
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Water Bird 2002

Water Bird 2002

Limited Edition
Bronze
23cm x 18cm x 20cm
Edition of 9
Bird

Bird

Private collection USA

Clipsham
30cm x 87cm x 21 cm
Sold
Birds in Flight 2000

Birds in Flight 2000

Commisioned by Dame Stephanie Shirley for Priors Court School, Newbury

Aluminium cast from "Bird in Flight"
Suspended from an Oak Tree 110cm x 10cm x 55 cm
Spirit Bird 2001

Spirit Bird 2001

Minnesota Arboretum, USA

Carrara marble
120cm x 160cm x 10cm
Dagger Bird 2002

Dagger Bird 2002

Sold Messums

Dolomite
38cm(h)
Early dagger fromSlovenia
Merlin

Merlin

Commissioned by Rolls Royce and sited at the entrance to their Bristol Factory on the A38.
The wings are taken from those of the Spitfire and it is named after their iconic engine.

Original
Stainless steel
400cm(h)
Bennu, 2011

Bennu, 2011

Original
kilkenny limestone
41" x 13" x 8"
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's
Merlin

Merlin

Maquette for a 4 meter sculpture in stainless steel to be placed at the entrance to Rolls Royce Aero Engines Factory at Filton, Bristol.

Limited Edition
Bronze
81cm x 41cm x 9cm
Edition of 9
Sold
The wings are based on the shape of those of the Spitfire and named after the iconic Merlin engine made by Rolls Royce
Wings Tearing Through time (Triptych), 2010

Wings Tearing Through time (Triptych), 2010

Charcoal , conte and acrylic on paper wash
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's
Flight 2006  2

Flight 2006 2

Original
Charcoal, conte and wash
57cm x 74cm
Sold
In Flight 2004

In Flight 2004

Original
Charcoal, Conte & Wash
38cm x 56cm
Migration,Sicily

Migration,Sicily

Part of a series on migration

Original
Charcoal, conte and wash
120cm x 94cm
Birds in Flight

Birds in Flight

Original
acrylic,charcoal and conte
56cm x 84cm
Evening Walk down Wied il Ghasri, Gozo, 5/6/2010, 2010

Evening Walk down Wied il Ghasri, Gozo, 5/6/2010, 2010

Mixed Media on paper
30" x 22"
Can be seen at Messum's
Hunting Bird 2001

Hunting Bird 2001

Bronze
43cm x 100cm
Edition 9 1 artist copy finished
Touch and Time

Touch and Time

The Sculpture and Drawings of Bridget McCrum


£20.00
Standing Stones

Standing Stones

Ancient reliefs on rocks have always interested me, so I decided to make the bases part of the sculpture. A bird will always end up on top of a stone.

Original
Carrara marble & Kilkenny limestone
150cm(h)
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Flight 1

Flight 1

Charcoal on Paper
100cm x 150cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Flight 3

Flight 3

Charcoal on Paper
100cm x 150cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Flight 1

Flight 1

Charcoal on Paper
100cm x 150cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Flight 3

Flight 3

Charcoal on Paper
100cm x 150cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Bird

Bird

Limited Edition Giclee Print
Charcoal on Paper
Edition of 100
Birds in Flight

Birds in Flight

Original
acrylic,charcoal and conte
56cm x 84cm
Flight 2006  2

Flight 2006 2

Original
Charcoal, conte and wash
57cm x 74cm
Sold
Flight II, 2009

Flight II, 2009

Mixed Media on paper
30" x 22"
Can be seen at Messum's
flight over Gozo 2008

flight over Gozo 2008

Original
charcoal, conte , graphite and acrylic wash
33" x 22"
Can be seen at Messums Fine Art
Image and Shadow, Point Rey

Image and Shadow, Point Rey

Original
Acrylic. charcoal andconte
139.4cm x 94cm
Sold
In Flight 2004

In Flight 2004

Original
Charcoal, Conte & Wash
38cm x 56cm
Migration,The Cape

Migration,The Cape

Part of a series on migration

Original
Charcoal, conte and wash
120cm x 94cm
Untitled II, 2007

Untitled II, 2007

Mixed Media
22" x 30"
Can be seen at Messum's
Back

Back

Charcoal, Conte & Wash
153cm x 90cm
Standing Stones

Standing Stones

Ancient reliefs on rocks have always interested me, so I decided to make the bases part of the sculpture. A bird will always end up on top of a stone.

Original
Carrara marble & Kilkenny limestone
150cm(h)
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Granata

Granata

Bird on a pomegranate. A lovely description in Simon Sebag Montefiore's book Jerusalem. Sadly not illustrated.

Carrara marble & Kilkenny limestone
60cm x 30cm x 30cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Tryptic of Cows 1991

Tryptic of Cows 1991

Edition
Bronze
70cm x 150cmx55cm
Edition of 6
Stymphalian Birds , 2008

Stymphalian Birds , 2008

Limited Edition
57" x 20"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Bird of Time I, 2011

Bird of Time I, 2011

Kilkenny limestone
Sea Bird, 2011

Sea Bird, 2011

Limited Edition
10" x 9" x 8"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Merlin

Merlin

Limited Edition
86" x 37" x 8"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Spirit Bird Maquette II, 2011

Spirit Bird Maquette II, 2011

Limited Edition
20" x 21" x 4"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
Samara

Samara

A bird form based on a 7th millenium blade from Israel

Kilkenny Limestone
40cm x 17cm x 9cm
Can be seen at Messum's
Cosmos

Cosmos

Can be seen at Messums Fine Art
Duck Weight 115 kilos

Duck Weight 115 kilos

Stone carvings where used as weights in Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt

Kilkenny limestone
Longtail Bird, 1998

Longtail Bird, 1998

Limited Edition
5" x 6" x 17"
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's
knifebirds 2003

knifebirds 2003

Bronze Edition 1 of 6 was purchased by The University of Surrey and installed March 2004. This sculpture is taken from the shape of two African tribal knives in the British Museum

Bronze
Height 225 cm
Can be seen at Messums Fine Art
Bird In Flight 2000

Bird In Flight 2000

Commisioned by Dame Stephanie Shirley for Priors Court School, Newbury

Carrara marble
110cm x 10 x 55cm
Eclipse 2000

Eclipse 2000

Commisioned by Patrick Gwynne for The Homewood National Trust

Portland Stone and Lead
160cm x 84cm x 36cm
Sold
Marble Knife Bird 2001

Marble Knife Bird 2001

Private collection

Carrara marble
122cm x 37cm x 10cm
Hunting Bird 2001

Hunting Bird 2001

Bronze
43cm x 100cm
Edition 9 1 artist copy finished
Mythical Horses

Mythical Horses

Mythical Horses are rising out of the sea. They grew out of two minute horses heads I saw at the museum in Palermo, they probably came out of a grave.

Original
Kilkenny Limestone
Sold
Conflict, 2011

Conflict, 2011

Original
carrara marble and kilkenny limestone
97cm x 17cm x 34cm
Sold
Can be seen at Messums Fine Art
The Quarrier, 2010

The Quarrier, 2010

Limited Edition
18" x 44" x 27"
Edition of 9
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's
Wings Tearing Through Time (Triptych), 2011

Wings Tearing Through Time (Triptych), 2011

Original
Oil on canvas
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's
moonbird 2002

moonbird 2002

Original
Charcoal, Conte & Wash
69cm x 38cm
Nesting Birds 2004

Nesting Birds 2004

Original
Charcoal on Paper
150cm x 70cm
Sold
Migration,The Cape

Migration,The Cape

Part of a series on migration

Original
Charcoal, conte and wash
120cm x 94cm
Eclipse 5

Eclipse 5

Charcoal conte and wash
56cm x 84cm

Framed
Flight I, 2009

Flight I, 2009

Mixed Media on paper
40" x 29"
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's
garden exaltation

garden exaltation

Original
Sold
garden

garden

Original
garden, sheep

garden, sheep

Original
Crescent Birds

Crescent Birds

This sculpture was taken from the shape of tribal knives and turned into bird forms.

Limited Edition
Bronze
210cm x 210cm
Edition of 9
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
johnny-messum@messums.com
Gharfur

Gharfur

Kilkenny Limestone
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Flight 2

Flight 2

Charcoal on Paper
100cm x 150cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Flight 2

Flight 2

Charcoal on Paper
100cm x 150cm
Can be seen at Messum's Wiltshire
Nesting Birds 2004

Nesting Birds 2004

Original
Charcoal on Paper
150cm x 70cm
Sold
Bird Flight (i)

Bird Flight (i)

Original
Charcoal, Conte & Wash
84cm x 56cm
Eclipse 5

Eclipse 5

Charcoal conte and wash
56cm x 84cm

Framed
Flight I, 2009

Flight I, 2009

Mixed Media on paper
40" x 29"
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's
Evening Walk down Wied il Ghasri, Gozo, 5/6/2010, 2010

Evening Walk down Wied il Ghasri, Gozo, 5/6/2010, 2010

Mixed Media on paper
30" x 22"
Can be seen at Messum's
Late Summer Flight, 10/2008, 2009

Late Summer Flight, 10/2008, 2009

Mixed Media on paper
30" x 22"
Can be seen at Messum's
Temple of Baal, Palmyra, Syria, 2/3/2010, 2010

Temple of Baal, Palmyra, Syria, 2/3/2010, 2010

Mixed Media on paper
30" x 22"
Can be seen at Messum's
Migration,Sicily

Migration,Sicily

Part of a series on migration

Original
Charcoal, conte and wash
120cm x 94cm
moonbird 2002

moonbird 2002

Original
Charcoal, Conte & Wash
69cm x 38cm
Flight over Gozo

Flight over Gozo

Original
Acrylic, charcoal and conte
139.5cm x 94cm
Wings Tearing Through time (Triptych), 2010

Wings Tearing Through time (Triptych), 2010

Charcoal , conte and acrylic on paper wash
Sold
Can be seen at Messum's