nicola axe

This artist accepts commissions

Mediums Used

When Nicola began stone carving in 2009, she discovered a passion. Stone is an incredible and exciting medium which drives her to discover its possibilities.
Originally inspired by sculptors Rodin, Modigliani and Brancusi to name a few, her interests in yoga, meditation and spirituality impress upon the visions and meanings in her work. She is currently experimenting with crystals and fossils embedded in her pieces.

Stone is a sensuous medium to work in, its solidity and density formed over millions of years make me feel connected to the Earth. The patience and hard work to shape stone make it all the more satisfying to carve.
The rhythmic process of carving stone is meditative, it slows everything down allowing the depths of the subconscious to emerge. My work is inspired by my life, relationships and understanding that we are spiritual beings having a human experience, creativity of any kind opens the door to the exploration of the self.

Sculptures by nicola axe



Many hours of my childhood were spent wrapped up in creative projects, something I felt impelled to do, but didn`t take seriously or pursue in my adult life.
I revisited that childhood state of wonder, imagination and creativity after having my own children and realized how essential it was to my being.
I began stone carving in 2009, after attending an evening class in sculpture. Followed up with further classes, I had discovered a new medium, a passion for carving and a feeling of deep fulfillment. I turned my garage into a workshop and have sold pieces in several local exhibitions, I have produced work for private commissions in Devon, Bristol and London.
Much of my work is figurative, my interest in yoga and meditation inspires my work, as do my relationships and family.
I have started to use fossils and gemstones in my pieces to contrast energy and the solid form.

I am a member of the Sculptworks cooperative, we are a group of five stone carvers, who exhibit our work and demonstrate stone carving.


Rodin, Modigliani, Brancusi, Michelangelo, Ancient Greek sculpture, Buddhist sculpture.
Yoga, Spirituality.


This artists work is found in the following categories on site:
Abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor Outside Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary Carved or Carving sculpture Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines Human Form: Abstract Sculptures Lead Crystal Sculpture Asian Animals sculptures or statues Big Game Fish Sculptures and Statues Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone Sculpture European Animal / Wildlife Sculptures Fish Sculpture & Statues Fountains, Water Features and Cascades Fresh Water Fish sculpture statue statuettes Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures Garden wildlife Sculptures Indoors Interior sculptures Inside Sculpture Lifelike Realistic Coloured Painted sculpture Statue Realistic Representational Lifelike Animal sculpture statue Realistic Representational Sculpture sculptures/statues Small Game fish like Trout Salmon Grayling and Other Angling Fish Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures Best Seller sculpture statues Buddha sculptures statues figurines statuettes Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures Gods or Goddess, or Deity Sculptures Meditation sculpture/statues/statuettes/figurines Spiritual sculpture Busts and Heads Sculptures Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculptures Religious Sculpture Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary Stylised Heads/Busts Sculptures Nudes, Female Sculptures Torsos Chests Females / Women / Girls / Damsels Sculptures Statues statuary Anatomical Sculptures of parts of the human body Portrait sculptures/Commission or Bespoke or Customised sculptures Lesbian Lovers sculptures Love / Affection/Adoration/Passion Sculpture Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures Peace sculptures or statues or statuettes Classical Style Sculptures and statues Interior Indoors Inside Sculpture Nudes/ Male Sculpture Torsos Sculptures or Chests


This artists work is found in the following tags on site:
Abstract Garden sculpture carved Female sculpture limestone Carved Fish Indoor sculpture Carved Lifelike Fish sculpture Carved Stone Carp scyulpture Lifelike carved Carp sculpture Lifesise Carved Carp Sculpture realistic Carved Fish statue Calm Head Stone sculptyure Contemporary Calm Meditation head sculpture Contemporary Peaceful Head sculpture Interior Meditation Head Sculpture modern Buddha bust sculpture modern Buddha`s bust statues Modern Meditation Sculpture Serene Face Bust sculpture Stylised Meditation Head Sculpture Abstract Buddha`s Bust sculpture Buddha stone carving Carved Stone Buddha statue Carved Stone Buddhas sculpture Elongated Buddha`s Head sculpture Hand Carved Buddha sculpture Meditation Buddha Head statue Modern Buddha statue Stone Buddha Head statue Abstract Elongated Head sculpture Abstract Elongated Head Statue Akhenaten Bust sculpture Carved Abstract Head statue Egyptian Carved Head Sculpture Large bust sculpture Large Calm Bust Statue Portland stone Head Sculpture Stylised Egyptian Yard statue Abstract Nude Girl`s Chest Sculpture Contemporary Female Torso sculpture Contemporary Nude Female Contemplation Statue Female Contemporary Torso Carving Female Naked Contemplation Statue Heart Chakra Torso statue Meditation Contemporary Bust sculpture Nude Female Abstract Torso Sculpture Spiritual Meditation Torso Sculpture Carved Hand sculpture Carved Stone Hand Statues Carved Stone Hands Sculpture Carved Stone Hands statues Stone Carved Hand statues Traditional Hands Sculpture Unique Stone Hands Sculptures White Carved Stone Hands Statues Wisdom & Peace Hands Statue Carved Nudes Limestone sculpture Fond Naked Female statues Hand Carved Garden Figures sculptures Lesbian Loving Embrace sculpture Nude Female Lovers statue Nude Females Embracing sculptures Nude Girls Embracing statue Stone Carved Figures sculptures Carved Stone sculpture Female Carved Stone Sculpture Female head emerging from waves sculpture Female Head statue Goddess of the Sea Sculpture Goddess of the Sea Statue Goddess Sculpture Hand carved stone sculpture Abstract Peaceful Head sculpture After Modigliani Bust statue Carved Contemplation Head statue Carved East African Head sculpture Hand Carved Head sculpture Large Abstract Head sculpture Modigliani Style Carved Head statue Stone Carved Bust sculpture Abstract Peaceful Buddha`s Head Carved Stone Buddha`s Head Contemporary Buddha Stone Carving Contemporary Buddha`s Head sculptures Peaceful Buddha Head statuettes Serene Garden Buddha sculptures Stone Carved Buddha`s Head Carved Stone Garden statues Carved Stone Yard statues Life Size Male Torso sculptures modern Figurative Stone Torsos Nude Male Torso Quartz Crystal Torso sculptures Stone Carved modern Torso Stone Carved Spiritual sculptures Unique Carved Male Torsos