michie herbert

This artist accepts commissions

Mediums Used

Michie Herbert is the delightful result of an English novelist father and French mother, born and brought up in Cornwall and France, her work is largely commissions though fortunately she finds time to express her love of the natural. Her work conveys a feeling and gentleness and reflects her training at St Martins and The John Cass School.

Michie is an established sculptor who carves her work in wood and stone and also models original, mainly abstract, pieces for casting in bronze or resin. Her sculptures are designed for interior settings or for landscapes and gardens. A large part of her work is created in response to commissions. Michie works in a restored farm building which is set in the shadow of an enormous monastic barn owned by the National Trust in Oxfordshire.

Sculptures by michie herbert



Michie Herbert was born in New York to an English-born novelist father and a French mgther. When the family moved to Europe, Michie early years were divided between summers on an island of the west coast of France where her delight in stone was fired by her mothers habit of collecting pebbles on the beaches, and England where she stayed with relatives. She was often in the studios of their friend Barbara Hepworth.

Michie works in a restored farm building in the shadow of a National Trust-owned monastic barn in Oxfordshire. She produces sculpture in carved wood or stone and modelled pieces for casting in bronze or resin bronze. These are interior settings and landscape or garden sculpture. Mors of her work is in reponse to commissions.

Public Works

Folley Park public art sculpture.

Public Acquisitions
Commissions Torso in Burma teak to mark retirment of a surgeon Box-wood sculpture for a Paris apartment Stone avocado for Dean of a medical College Unity life size stone carving for Oxford Garden Free Spirit sculpture for a house in France Alabaster sculpture to mark the 75th birthday of an orchestral conductor Water installation and sculpture in lead resin for a private garden.