Marcela Livingston CV
2023 . What If I…? How Curiosity Lead to Creativity
Exhibition on process with samples and casting moulds at Trapezium Arts, Bradford.
2022 . Tests for recycling crystal glassware, mattress bedsprings and watering cans into art.
. Research "Make it in Bradford", Exhibition
. Meadow tests on raised beds at Heaton for Inner- city Meadows concept.
2021 . Colourful Sacpot fabric Art for Trees and playful spaces at Folkestone St., Bradford.
. Moss garden & sculpture research at Heaton.
2020 . Design of “See Me” Covid 19 protective Visors
2018 . Design, Development and manufacture of Sacpot planting systems
2016 -17 . Machine Knitting course. New fabric design for tough outdoor application
. Sculpture study for willow and wood: hovering figures for garden borders.
2015 . Cast iron fencing and two 2x3m decorative panels: Railway St, Briarfield. Lancs. Pendle Council Dept. of Engineering and Special projects
. New carvings for cast iron fence panel series.
. Flexible double-glazing and fixings trials for clear 3 layered blanket, Heaton Polytunnel.
2014 . Cast iron fencing and gates for Sackville St. Gardens & Sackville St. Play area.
Briarfield, Lancs. Pendle Council Dept. of Engineering and Special projects
. Project to recycle carved stone remnants of Kirkgate Market Arches. Central Square beds, Little Germany, Bradford
. Completion of factory renovation into flats, 28 Paradise Street, BD1 2HR
. Designs for new cast iron fence panel series.
2012-14 . Development of Woodland Gardens from derelict land at Heaton Allotments, Bradford:
. Demarcation of land into terraces and slopes, hedgerow and willow boundaries,
woodland planting and fernery, raised beds and fruit trees.
. Scorched Larch study: paving for Oak Terrace.
. Live Willow study: Testing 23 species for sculptural/construction/decorative use.
. Hoophouses: Designs concepts for habitable sculpture.
2011 . Horticulture BTEC National Diploma (Level 3), Shipley College.
2010 . The Furry Tales: two cast iron cat people with LED lighting
. Entrance features on pillars for Low Crawcrook Estate, Gateshead Housing, Gateshead
. Design for 4 Lanterns with revolving lights as geographic links to Allerdene Estate Map.
Gateshead Housing, Gateshead
2008-10 . Design and project management for 6 flats at factory premises, Bradford
2007-08 . Spark of Desire, 5m dia. Star with pulsating Led lights for Speke Retail Park
2007 . Production and edit for Film short. Atkinsons Fencing.
2006 . The Faberge: 2m tall cast iron Egg with fibre-optic lights. Living Streets,.Trident, Bradford.
. “Olympics” entrance feature: Cast iron panels for Littleton Park, Salford.
Groundwork Manchester and Salford.
. Ship-shape and Gateshead Fashion, 3 full scale CD boats for Saltwell Park Lake, Gateshead with L. Curtin.
2005 . Research for recyclable art materials: Adobe mud figures, Marks Bottom, Holmfirth
. Designs for Straw bale towers and structures.
. Two 2m tall geometric cast iron sculptures for Bradford Trident Renovation area and Newby Primary School, Bradford Trident.
. Eight staff training film shorts for Wakefield Housing Trust (collaboration with P. Medlock . Set of cartoon cards: Housing advice workshops, Wakefield Housing Trust
. Geometric sculpture, Manley Park, Groundwork Manchester
2004 . “Swallows”: 58m of cast iron railings, Gateshead Riverside Sculpture Park.
. 1.5m dia. cast iron Dragon sphere,
. 23m x 3m “Stained glass” canopy in steel and acrylic,
. 9 ton stone carving of Stegosaurus. (collaboration with Silvia Ghelardini),
. Designs for Paver inserts for bronzed resin
Worsbrough Common Primary School, Creative Partnerships and the Design Centre,
. Brass resin Paver designs, Norwood Nature Park, Gateshead.
2003 . 2nd Sunflower Fretworked Sphere, Cromwell Road, Groundwork Manchester.
. "Turf and Thyme" Maze: 25m dia. Unicursal labyrinth Dove Hill, Royston Barnsley.
Flame flower castings for Canal, Royston, Barnsley . Lizardswing exhibition of security-friendly gates at Yorkshire Show stand.
. Lizardswing: laser cut metal, plastics and MDF. NEC Autumn Fair 2003.
2002 . Geometric Sculpture: Walkden Gardens, Sale, Trafford Borough Council.
. Memorial Garden Sunflower Sphere: 1m dia. Sculpture, Beswick Manchester
. Northern Lights Ice Carving Symposium, Arctic Circle, Kakslauttanen, Finland.
. Topiary event, Designs for modular learning system, SOAR Celebrations, Sheffield.
2001 . Ten cast iron figures and typography for carved lettering: Kimberworth Sculpture trail,
Sheffield, Groundwork Dearne Valley.
. Article: Design Workshop Techniques, Barnsley & Bolton Books, Pontefract Press.
2000 . Designs for drinking fountain, seating and paving, Oldham Town Centre. Art
Department’s artist Team.
. “Starfish”: Play area fencing in cast iron. Sandal Park, Miles Platting, Groundwork
. 400 linear metres of fencing and 10 gates in cast iron: eight designs for Thurnscoe, Rotherham. Groundwork Dearn Valley.
1999 . 1200 paving inserts in relief cold-cast brass and bronze of 46 designs of local planting “Flame Flower” barrier rails,
Lettered Seating: blocks in sandstone concrete
Carved relief Mural of Trained apple trees. Coloured cast resin, 3mH x 6mL
Strawberry lights designs for stove enamelled steel Midland Road cross roads Royston Town Centre, Barnsley, Public Arts.
. Dragon relief sculpture: cold cast bronze plaque for lodge entrance, Dragon school, Oxford. . Design for 8m x 3m wood fretworked screens, Lecture Theatre, Barnsley Central Library.
1998 . Balustrade of Four Elemental Dragon carvings: Cast iron panels for New Science Block.
Dragon School, Oxford. Architects: MEB Partnership.
. Six 3m x 2m Entrance signs: leaf pattern designs & names in relief cold cast metal
& resin. Ripleyville Estate, Bradford. W.H.H.L Partnership for B&N Housing Association.
. Tall entrance doorway, balconies and garden wall inserts in cast iron. Guinness Trust at Dorsey St. Manchester Northern Quarter. Sagar Stevenson Architects. RE: Arts Council “Crafts”, March-April 1999.
1997 . Security grills to first floor and barrier rails: Musicworks, Brixton, London. 29.10: Official opening by Bridget Riley who said: "The Grills are beautiful and give tremendous style and panache to the building."
. Paving designs (2500 m2), concrete low peripheral walls, benches and bollards cast iron fences, low lighting lanterns. Tiger Moth Square, Irlam, Manchester.
. Report for environmental improvements to the Wells cross roads, Royston, Public Arts
Wakefield, Royston-Carlton Partnership.
1996 . Seating and climbing structures: Relief carved and curved concrete units for modular
Assembly. Little Hulton, Manchester Groundwork Salford & Trafford.
. Seaweed Fencing in cast iron. Botham Close, Manchester, Hulme Regeneration Project
. Ants trail fencing: entrance Feature and seating in cast iron: George Thomas Play area.
Irlam, Groundwork Salford.
. MA Art as Environment at the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Dissertation subject: New Materials in Cityscape Design.
1995 . Security Shutters on runners in cast iron for ground floor doors and windows.
Musicworks, Brixton, London.
1994 . Pavilion in polycarbonate “stained glass” roof with matching Cast iron seating & rails
Perimeter fencing details, No. 8 Concrete seating
Mechanised clock: Kirkby, Knowsley Council.
1993 . North Sea Gates 20 ft high cast iron gates: Hull City Trail, Hull City Council.
. Bollard designs for concrete and cast iron.
90-92 . Decorative Screens in wood and MDF. Harvey Nichols and Peter Fiell, London.
88-90 . Factory rebuild for workshops and home. New premises in Bradford, West Yorks.
85-88 . Design of Holographic foils for advertising.
80-85 . Student at Sir John Cass School of Art, London College of Printing and St.
Martins School of Art: life-drawing, photography, printing techniques, graphic
design and illustration.
1980 . Arrival to London from Buenos Aires.