Julieann Worrall Hood is a sculptor with a passion for drawing. Her work to public and private commission encompasses sculpture in bronze, laser cut and folded steel, wire, stone, rattan and willow along with mosaic, landscape and theatre design and tapestry.
Recent public sculpture commissions have included a series of woven rattan and steel sculptural installations for the Chanel 2016 Christmas displays in London, Dublin and Manchester, 50 wire hares, hens and clouds for The Conran Shop, Chelsea, a series of larger than life leaping willow hares for the Marquis of Lansdowne, three landmark, gateway sculptures for the Cotswold Water Park/ Sustrans cycle route 45, a series of cavorting wire hares at RHS garden Hyde Hall, a willow, kinetic scarecrow for the award winning Summer Solstice show garden at Chelsea Flower Show and a pair of larger than life boxing hares in wire and willow for Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
Sculptures by julieann worrall hood
B.A (Hons) Fine Art Edinburgh College of Art
PGCE (Further and Higher Education) Greenwich University,B.A (Hons) Fine Art Edinburgh College of Art
PGCE (Further and Higher Education) Greenwich University
1989 Crafts Council Setting Up Award
1989 Yorkshire Arts/ Arts Council Individual Artists Award
1991 Southern Arts/Arts Council Artist in Residence Award
A 12 month residency with Wiltshire Education Authority.
1993 Southern Arts/Arts Council Individual artists Travel Award
to participate in the International School of the Performing Arts, Kerala, india.
2001 Arts Council Year of the Artist award/Wiltshire
2004 Arts Council South West Individual Artists Award.
Julieann Worrall Hood an MFA alumna of Bath Spa University and a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University, where she specialised in Installation Sculpture/Structures and Woven Tapestry. She has worked extensively to public and private commission, receiving several awards for her work from the Arts Council of England.
Lead artist on the William Morris and Raphael Cartoons education projects and conferences at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Julieann particularly enjoys participating in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects and is known for her work in education and theatre.
Numerous public works including:
2017 Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK. Series of 2.5m tall burnished stainless steel hares for Persimmon Homes.
2014 Denver Museum of Childhood, USA. Permanent exhibit of 3 running willow and steel Tooth Mice on a suspended steel ring
1996 Tapestry. V and A
2001 Gateway sculptures in stone, steel and willow.
The National Forest sculpture Trail.
2001 Pair of 3 metre tall Pugilist Hares for the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.
2003, 2004. 2006 and 2008 public mosaic paving and plazas for Basingtoke.
2007 Pair of 2 metre tall boxing hares for Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
2008 Pair of 3 metre tall steel Bitterns, gateway sculptures for the Cotswold Water park entrance to Sustrans route 45.
2008 designs for new public square Bristol.