Dance III, bronze - photo by Hazel Reeves

The ecstasy of dance

As a life-long dance-lover, it’s no surprise that I have sought collaborations with dancers. But it’s more than that. I feel a strong connection between sculpture and dance. Sculpting, as with dance, is visceral, it’s story-telling, it’s choreography. My first series of dancing figures are developed through a collaboration with …

Experimentation in wax at Bronze Age - by sculptor Hazel Reeves

The agony of dance

I have been experimenting. Bronze Age Sculpture Casting Foundry let me loose in the wax room. This new sculptural work-in-progress – Agony …

Portrait head of Emmeline Pankhurst by Hazel Reeves

NEW: Emmeline portrait

  As the sculptor of the Our Emmeline statue, I’ve chosen to support two Manchester-based rights charities with a share of the …

NEW: Rise up, women (II)

The Our Emmeline statue was unveiled 14 December 2018, 100 years to the day that the first women voted. I have produced …

Hazel Reeves - Rise Up Women

Rise up, women (I)

This is the initial design, or maquette, for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue ‘Rise up, women’, affectionately known as Our Emmeline. Visit the …

Mum/me - sculpture by Hazel Reeves

Mum/me

Mum/me This is the first of a series of self-portraits. I sculpted the second in the series – Mum/me II – two …

Sarah with Our Emmeline

Our Emmeline and Sarah

Sarah Jenkins is a fantastic model. It has been a real privilege to work with her again. Sorry Sarah for the cold, …

Emmeline Pankhurst clay by Hazel Reeves - photo by Hazel Reeves

Welcoming strong Manchester women

In early summer, Councillor Andrew Simcock (Chair of the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Campaign), Manchester City Council women councillors and women from the …