Steuart Welch



Steuart Welch began his sculpture making over twenty years ago, using recycled steel with humorous and quirky results.

Extensive reading and travelling lead him away from quirky to more abstract work, “from imagination as well as the hands”. As he strongly believes an artist should make his own work he has developed a personal working style  which he calls “freestyle engineering”. His preferred material is corten steel, using its high tensile property to achieve interesting bends and curves. By choice this is left to weather for its unique finish.

He has exhibited in galleries throughout New Zealand. As his work has increased in size they are more suited to sculpture parks or large open spaces.

Steuart can be visited at his rural setting by appointment.