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Figurative Abstraction

Frankston City Public Art

Description

Description

Public sculpture by Norton Flavel from WA.

Artists interpretation: 'Figurative Abstraction is an exploration of the relationship between the person and objects.

Located at Pines Forest Aquatic Centre, Forest Drive, Frankston North

  • Materials: Aluminium

  • Dimensions: 200 x 60 x 60 and 180 x 57 x 57 and 150 x 50 x 50

About the Artist:

Norton Flavel studied at Edith Cowan University, School of Visual Art, WA.

In his graduation exhibition he received the John Birman Memorial Award for the best work in any media. While developing as an Artist he managed the Cannery Arts Center and ECUs Spectrum Project Space in Northbridge and then worked in the Sculpture Glass and 3D design studios at ECU 2003-2015. He has exhibited work both Nationally and Internationally.

Flavel received considerable media attention for “Bulk Carrier” at Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2014 and received the WA Sculpture Award at Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe in 2015 for “Lucky Country,” which was purchased by the Town of Cottesloe Collection.

He has also exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015-2016 for which he received the prestigious Helen Lempriere Scholarship and has exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe five times since 2014. In 2016-2020 he exhibited artwork in the Granite Island Sculpture trail SA and in May 2022 his artwork “And Another” was included as part of the Snowy Valley Sculpture trail NSW.

You can follow Norton's work on Instagram 

 

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Map & Directions

Forest Drive, Frankston North