Jeff van Weereld



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singer, corroded steel, brass, copper, optical and electronic elements 55 x 55 x 4 cm

granada, corroded steel, patinated copper, glass lens 60 x 96 x 10 cm

veil, oxidised copper, titanium, corroded steel, silicon lens 64 x 64 x 8 cm

optikum II: transformation, patinated bronze, glass 23 x 24 x 12 cm, sandstone base

christina, fiberglass, brass, corroded copper, optical elements 56 x 56 x 24 cm

holy truth, powder coated steel, corroded steel, glass, anodised titanium, gold plated brass 355 x 130 x 10 cm


I was born in Tilburg, The Netherlands in 1942, and have been living and working in Scotland since 1984. After a life of designing and making scientific instruments, I have turned my many abilities to sculpture. My wall-hanging and free standing sculptures, mostly metal, usually include optical or electronic elements and are closer to abstract than figurative. I attempt to combine materials with different characteristics and surface structures into harmonic entities which please the eye. I draw inspiration for my work from the world around me, and may on occasion convey an opinion or critisism on societal issues in strong symbolism.