Dan Willis

Dan Willis

Originating from ideas of physical, dynamic or gestural forces, Dan Willis creates beautiful stone carvings from Tetbury limestone. The solid stationary stone comes alive through the carving process; the forms of knots or chains, somehow suspended in movement, untie and tangle together simultaneously. With a background in stone restoration, Dan descibes the process as ‘excavating’ a sculptural form from a block of stone. “Carving is certainly a unique and often curious process, working from the outside in or rather, from the outside to yet a new undiscovered surface. Within the block of stone lies a