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.
Sculptures by michie herbert
In the 1960`s she studied at St. Martins College of Art in London, Later she studied sculpture at the Jahn Cass School at Whitechapel, London.,In the 1960`s she studied at St. Martins College of Art in London, Later she studied sculpture at the Jahn Cass School at Whitechapel, London.
Michie Herbert`s Sculpture and her studio is being taken over by the National Trust. I dont know if this is a first for a living practising Artist. Reported in Sept 2020
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.
Folley Park public art sculpture.