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 …

Hazel featured in AS News

  Earlier this year Sally Dickinson visited my studio to interview me about what it’s like to be a sculptor with Axial …

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 …

Cracker Packers statue in Carlisle

Cracker Packers on Ch 5

Fond memories. Just watched ‘Secrets of the McVitie’s Factory’ on Ch5 (7 April 2019). Great to see the retired women biscuit factory …

Our Emmeline statue unveiled

Our Emmeline in The Economist

The Economist journalist Joel Budd interviewed me for ‘They could be heroes: Britain is in the midst of a Victorian-style statue mania’. …