robert jakes sculptor
robert jakes


2015

Bioblitz bench, National Trust, Gupton Farm Nature Reserve, Freshwater West, PEMBROKESHIRE
Winter Lantern Festival, PEMBROKE DOCK
Mosaic entrance feature, Prendergast School, HAVERFORDWEST
Carved seating area, Portfield Gate Quarry Nature Reserve, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, HAVERFORDWEST
The Varda project, carved Gypsy/ Traveller benches, Swansea Museum, SWANSEA
'Coast' group exhibition, Torch Theatre gallery, MILFORD HAVEN
Oriel Bevan Jones gallery, CARMARTHEN
Art and Faith Trail exhibition, St Giles church, LETTTERSTON
Glastonbury Festival, site decor, GLASTONBURY
‘Art out West’, Open Studios event
Exhibition at St. Davids Cathedral, St. Davids
Link to ‘Fresh Air’, Quenington, Gloucestershire


2014
Storytelling circle, St Edmunds RC Primary School, GODALMING
Winter Lantern Festival, PEMBROKE DOCK
Banners, Entrance Feature and Mosaic, Prendergast School, HAVERFORDWEST

Puppet theatre Ysgol Gelli Aur / Golden Grove Community School, Pembroke
Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery, Carmarthen.
Link to Woodhenge, Hook Junior School, Hook, Hampshire
Link to Interactive model landscape, Avalon Marshes, Somerset Wildlife Trust, Somerset.
Open Studios, various venues around the Castemartin Peninsula, Pembrokeshire.
'Way Out West' Gallery, Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.

2013
Link to Puppet theatre Ysgol Gelli Aur / Golden Grove Community School, Pembroke
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Carved entrance feature, Pembroke School
Link to Carved Oak Gypsy /Traveller Bench for outside A&E, Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest
Link to Art and Faith Trail, Llanrhian Church and St Davids Cathedral
Plant dewi, DadVenture, woodcarving workshop, Pembroke School
Oriel Q, Summer exhibition, Queens Hall, Narberth
Link to Open Studios, various venues in South Pembrokeshire

'Journey between two worlds' an exibition of paintings by Charlotte Cortazzi and chainsaw whittlings by Robert Jakes, Joanna Field Gallery, Torch Theatre, Milford Haven.
Link to Two carved oak notice boards for the Garth Estate, Haverfordwest.

2012
Link to Meads School Memorial Forest Entrance Arch, MILFORD HAVEN
Link to
Monkton Community Bench, PEMBROKE
Link to Millpond Outdoor Classroom, PEMBROKE
Link to Priory Project Bench, Monkton, PEMBROKE
Link to Crosier, CADW ‘Cauldrons and Furnaces’ Project, Bishops Palace, SAINT DAVIDS
Link to‘Art on The Faith Trail’ exhibition, St. Gwyndaf’s, LLANWNDA, near Goodwick
Link to Storytelling area, Golden Grove School, PEMBROKE
Link to Carved benches for Rosemoor Nature Reserve, Walwyns Castle, HAVERFORDWEST
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Memorial bench, Human Nature Garden, HORSHAM

2011
Link to Open Doors Project’, Brecon Beacons National Park, Llangors, Llangasty and Bwlch
Link to Enlivening the environment’ the Pupil Referral Unit, NEYLAND
Link to Beacons Way’ carved benches, BETHLEHEM and ABERGAVENNY
Link to
National Botanic garden of Wales stand, Royal welsh Show, Builth Wells, WALES
Link to Storytelling area, created with DadVenture UK, Pembroke Dock Community School.
Link to Altar and Lectern, St Marks School, Merlins Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST
Link to Exhibition at Rhosygilwen Mansion ARTAT

Link to Group exhibition at the ‘Secret Light Garden’, Picton Castle.
Pembroke Cannons restoration, Town Hall, PEMBROKE
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Castle of Cards sculpture, St Marks School, Merlins Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST
Link to Carved benches, Human Nature Garden Project, HORSHAM, West Sussex
Link to Carved Entrance Arch, SAGE pupil referral Unit, PEMBROKE
Link to Storytelling Chair, Pembroke Dock Community School, PEMBROKESHIRE
Link to Entrance Archway, Pembroke Dock Community School, PEMBROKESHIRE

2010
Link to
‘A slice of Neroche’ Landscape interpretive feature, Staple Hill, Blackdown Hills, nr TAUNTON
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Carved Oak Entrance feature, Pembroke Dock Youth Centre, PEMBROKE DOCK
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Storytelling Chair and wall panels, Eveswell Primary School, NEWPORT.
Link to Art on the ceiling, and Wall Mural in the Park, St Mark’s VA School, Merlin’s Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST.
Link to
Etangs d’art, Sculpture Festival, Montfort sur Meu, Pays de Broceliande, FRANCE.
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Gateway feature, Henrhyd Falls and The Nant Llech Waterfalls Trail, near Craig-y-nos Country park, BRECON BEACONS.

2009
Farm Trail Entrance Arch, Margam Country Park, NEATH and PORT TALBOT
Lion Sculpture, St Marks Primary School, Merlins Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST

Outdoor musical instruments at Ysgol Gymraeg, Cas Newydd, NEWPORT.
Five carved Oak welcome Panels, Brecon Waterfall Trail, Pontneddfechan, BRECON BEACONS NATIONAL PARK.
Three carved Oak benches, Waun Las National Nature Reserve, National Botanic Garden of Wales, LLANARTHNE.
Welcome Panel for the new Waun Las Organic Farm NNR, National Botanic Garden of Wales, LLANARTHNE
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2008
Carved Horse, driver, and picnic area, Watton Wharf, BRECON
Story telling chairs and Musical Instruments, Rogerstone School, NEWPORT
Storytelling chair, Sarn Infants School, BRIDGEND
Woodland trail marker posts, woodcarving workshop, Coed Marros, AMROTH
Bat sculpture, Garwnant, Forestry Commission Sculpture trail, BRECON
Totem poles, Greenlinks, Pembroke school, PEMBROKE
Entrance Archway, Hordle Primary School, Lymington, NEW FOREST
Carved Oak Beach Bollards, AMROTH

2007
Outdoor xylophone, Ipswich High School, WOOLVERSTONE
Giant Snail, Sculpture Symposium and Sculpture Trail, CWMAMAN
Butterfly and Moth procession, Pembroke Festival, PEMBROKE
Memorial bench, Nyth yr Eos, ABERAERON
Artist in residence at FRAME, recycling centre, HAVERFORDWEST

2006
Brunel Commemorative Bench, NEYLAND
Memorial Bench, Ditcham Park School, PETERSFIELD
John Poyer Commemorative Bench, PEMBROKE

2005
The Giant Fishbowl, Clonmel Juction Festival, CLONMEL, Co Tipperary, EIRE
Dragon Procession, Pembroke Festival, PEMBROKE
Pembroke Dock Heritage Trail. PEMBROKE DOCK
Memorial Bench, ANGLE, Pembroke
Swan Bench, Elvetham Heath Primary School, FLEET
Xylophone, Bishopswood Special School,SONNING, Reading
Giant Fish Bench, BEDWAS, Caerphilly

2004
Circular Storytelling Area, Hakin Infants School, MILFORD HAVEN
Mammal Carvings and Footprints, Tavistock Primary School, FLEET
Pembroke Festival, Lantern and Banner Procession, PEMBROKE
Carved Benches and Large Maps, working with the Youth Forum and
The Princes’ Trust, Trafalgar Road Estate, HAVERFORDWEST
Carved Archway, Elvetham Heath Primary School, FLEET, Hampshire
Forest School Leaders workshop, Cefn Wood, NEWBRIDGE-ON-WYE

2003

Illuminated Giant Fish, NARBERTH Winter Procession
Carved Sign, Princes’ Trust, Pwyllcrochan Nature Reserve, PEMBROKE
Curved Bench and Caterpillar Steps, Wolfscastle Primary School, HAVERFORDWEST
Lantern Procession and Giant Illuminated Swans on Boats (Sand Palace Arts) PEMBROKE FESTIVAL
Shark Notice Board and Beach Totems, Princes’ Trust and Tenby Youth Forum
‘Fine To Functional’, Group Exhibition - Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
Series of Sculptural Seats for Sustrans Cyclepath, TORFAEN
Carved Archway and Storytelling Throne in Woodland - Grove Primary School, PEMBROKE
Carved Benches - Colby National Trust Woodland Gardens, AMROTH
Carved Queen’s Jubilee Bench - Pembroke Castle, PEMBROKE
Various Schools Workshops

2002
Giant Spider Seat - Bishopswood Sculpture Trail, GOWER
Lighthouse/Fish Wind vane - Community Association Play Area, HUBBERSTON
Giant teapot, Stackpole Community Sculpture Trail - STACKPOLE
Giant Apple Story Seat, Carved Totems and outdoor Xylophone - Charles Kingsley’s Primary School, FLEET
Various Schools Workshops and Residencies

2001
Teambuilding Play Structures - Cotswold Conference Centre, BROADWAY
ACW Award to study Wind-power Sculptures and Bioluminescence
Community Mosaic, Community Association - TREFFGARNE and WOLFSCASTLE
Carved Archway - Penally Primary School, TENBY
Various Schools Workshops an Residencies

2000
Carved Arch - GutGasteil International Sculpture Symposium, ‘Art in the Landscape V’ AUSTRIA
Carved Archways and Musical Play Structures - Templeton Primary School, NARBERTH
Carved Entrance Archway - Stackpole Primary School, STACKPOLE
Carved Arch - Wolfscastle Primary School, WOLFSCASTLE
Carved Totems - Fairford, FAIRFORD
Constructed Relief Panel, Ysgol Gyfun Y Strade - Llanelli Eisteddfod, LLANELLI
‘Myths and Legends’ - Group Exhibition, Oriel Myrddin, CARMARTHEN
Open Studios and Artist’s Kites Group Touring Exhibition, PEMBROKESHIRE

1999
’The Fork’,Carved Fallen Tree - Le Vent des Forets, International Sculpture Symposium, Lahaymeix, N.E.FRANCE
’Beetle Crossing’- National Museum of Wales ‘Animal Magic’ Residency, CARDIFF
‘Hearth and Home’, ‘Recycling the Century’ Group Exhibitions - Oriel Myrddin, CARMARTHEN
Open Studios, Artweek, PEMBROKE
Various Schools Workshops and Residencies and Furniture Commissions

1998
Carved Bench - Templeton Primary School, NARBERTH
Geoff Hamilton Memorial Bench and series of carved benches - Sustrans Cycleroute, Talybont, BRECON
Carved features for Storytelling area - Pembroke Castle Mill Pond, PEMBROKE
Open Studios, Artweek, PEMBROKE
‘Labyrinth’ - Wolfscastle Primary School, WOLFSCASTLE
‘Seagull Billy’ - Orielton Primary School, PEMBROKE
‘Opt for Art’ Residency - Fishguard High School, FISHGUARD

1997
Mosaic Fountain - Portfield Special School, HAVERFORDWEST
Plantation Garden Sculpture Show, NORWICH
Festival Park Sculpture Show - EBBW VALE
‘Art in the Garden’ - Pigeonsford, CARDIGAN
Various Furniture Commissions

1996
Carved Entrance Arch - Manorbier Primary School, MANORBIER
‘Arch of the Small Things’ - Brockhampton National Trust Sculpture Trail, HEREFORD
‘Tree of Life’ Memorial - Vaughan School, Harrow, LONDON
Snow Sculpture Festival - Livigno, N.ITALY
Rigi Kulm - International Sculpture Symposium, SWITZERLAND

1995
‘Keyhole Arch’ - St Josephs School, Harrow, LONDON
‘Carved Arch - Richard Coudesley’s Special School - Barbican, LONDON
Storyteller’s Chair - Bishopswood Primary School, BASINGSTOKE
‘Seabed’ - International Sculpture Festival, Hojer, DENMARK
‘Big Bug Project’ - Westwood Primary School, OLDHAM
Oita / Wales Exchange Programme, JAPAN
ACW Award to create a series of Bronzes
Group Exhibition - Eisteddfod, COLWYN BAY
Convergence VIII, Rhode Island, USA
‘Into the Elements’ Touring Group Exhibition, ABERYSTWYTH, NOTTINGHAM, NEWPORT …

1994
Eurosculpture Festival - Brittany, FRANCE
Budduso International Sculpture Symposium, SARDINIA
Snow Sculpture Festival - Dolomites, N. ITALY
Two Person Exhibition - Theatr Mwldan, CARDIGAN
Assessing GCSE Art & Design‘, Arts Council Publication, (Lord William’s School, Thame)
Bronze ‘Touch Map’ - Stackpole Centre, PEMBROKE
ACW Award for Music / Sculpture Collaboration

1993
Solo Exhibition - Contact Gallery, NORWICH
Radford University Residency, Virginia, USA
Sculpture Festival - Cortina D’Ampezzo, N.ITALY
Carved Animal Benches - Amery Primary School, ALTON
Two Person Exhibition - Haverfordwest Library Gallery, HAVERFORDWEST
Welsh Open Exhibition - Margam Sculpture Park, PORT TALBOT
‘Land and Sea’,Group Exhibition - Oriel Myrddin, CARMARTHEN
Solo Exhibition - City Art Gallery, WOLVERHAMPTON
Carved Totem Pole - Brockenhurst 6th Form College, THE NEW FOREST

1992
Sauve Festival D’Art, Sculpture Festival, S.W. FRANCE
Sensory Garden - The Stackpole Centre, PEMBROKE
‘The Boys’ - Molesey Tutorial Centre, LONDON
Banners - Regents Park School, SOUTHAMPTON
Group Exhibition - Millfield Sculpture Show, SOMERSET
‘Fusions of Excellence’ Worcester Youth Theatre Collaboration, WORCESTER
Solo Exhibition - Queen Mary’s College, BASINGSTOKE
Two person Exhibition - Guildhall Gallery, WINCHESTER
Solo Exhibition - Sewell Arts Centre, ABINGDON
Exhibited at Brighton Festival, Sussex and Folkestone Library Galleries

1991
Two Person Exhibition - Oldknows Gallery, NOTTINHAM
Two Person Exhibition - Yorkshire Sculpture Park, WAKEFIELD
Group Exhibition - Hampshire Sculpture Trust, Mottisfont Abbey, HAMPSHIRE
Group Exhibition - The Design Centre, LONDON
British Council (Two Person )Touring Exhibition - Gdynia, Szczecin, Katowice,and Warsaw, POLAND
Poznan Art Fair, POLAND
Solo Exhibition - City Art Gallery, MIDDLESBOROUGH
‘Art within Grasp’ - Group Exhibition, Maidstone Art Gallery, MAIDSTONE
Solo Exhibition - Sculpture Court, MAIDTONE
Polish Sculpture Centre - Symposium, Oronsko, POLAND
Solo Exhibition - Eagle Works Gallery, WOLVERHAMPTON
‘The Twig Throne’ - Queen Elizabeth Country Park, HORNDEAN
‘Books of Knowledge’ - Oldborough Manor School, MAIDSTONE

1990
Three Person Exhibition - Theatr Clwyd, MOLD
Polish Sculpture Centre - Symposium, Oronsko,POLAND
International Sculpture Symposium - Scottish Sculpture Centre, Lumsden, SCOTLAND

1989
Group Exhibition - 3D/89 Watermans Arts Centre, LONDON
‘Freedom to Touch’ - Group Exhibition, Laing Art Gallery, NEWCASTLE
‘Sculpture Open’ - The Minories, COLCHESTER
Uveg VaRak’(Glass Castles) - International Sculpture Symposium, Nagyatad Sculpture Park, HUNGARY
’Storm Monument’ - Farnham Park, FARNHAM
’Bird Sundial’ - St James’ Primary School, SOUTHAMPTON
’Tree Monument’ - Beaworthy Sculpture Trail, WEST DEVON
’Gates of Paradise - Scarborough 6th Form College, SCARBOROUGH
‘Tree of Knowledge’ - Boars Hill, OXFORD

1988
Group Exhibition - Festival of London, Alexandra Palace, LONDON
Group Exhibition - Rufford Arts Centre, NOTTINGHAM
Group Exhibition - Rosary Cemetary Sculpture Show, NORWICH
Group Exhibition - South Hill Park Arts Centre, BRACKNELL
‘World Mosaic’ - Heath End Secondary School, FARNHAM

1987
‘Sculpture in Scarborough’ - The Castle, SCARBOROUGH
‘Playground Sculpture’ - All Hallows RC School, ALDERSHOT

1986
Group Exhibition - Bretton Menagerie,Yorkshire Sculpture Park, WAKEFIELD

1985
Group Exhibition - Camden Arts Centre, LONDON
Sculpture Symposium - Portland Sculpture Park, Tout Quarry, DORSET

82-84
Working in London

78-81
Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, Wiltshire ( Ba Hons Degree in Fine Art - Painting / Printmaking )

77-78
West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham ( Foundation Course )

1959
Born in Hythe, Kent, England

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