Steve Lovatt

Steven Lovatt is an artist and sculptor who worked over several years producing pieces in a variety of materials. He has experimented and created work in everything from bronze, wood, glass, fibreglass, steel, ceramic, porcelain and resin, and also combined all these materials into multi-media creations. He feels that this flexibility across varying mediums is crucial to his artistic output, “I am not constrained by any material - I explore the potential of all media to allow my work to evolve.” People often ask to visit Lovatt’s studio, a fascination that the artist finds difficult to indulge as more often than not he can be found sitting at his kitchen table in front of the Aga working on his latest creation. He is a self-confessed balloon twisting nut; a quirk that proved the catalyst to these sculptures. “There is a real feeling of jeopardy as I twist and manipulate the balloon until it settles into its final shape.” He first learned how to create characters out of balloons at a children’s party. Very soon, he was able to make a variety of fun characters to amuse the children, which came in handy raising both of his own as well as coaching under 10s cricket. Whilst he cites both the famous Japanese-born balloon twister Masayoshi Matsumoto and legendary US artist Jeff Koons as sources of inspiration, he has no pretentions about his work; “Doing what I do brings happiness both to me and my collectors… It draws upon a symbol of happiness embedded in our collective psyche from our formative years, themes of children’s parties and simple pleasures. What more validation do I need?”

Title - Pom Pom - Black
Medium - Limited Edition Sculpture

Size - 10 x 9.4 inches

Edition - Edition of 150
Price - £295.00