Selwood’s way of working, like many artists, is dominated by intuitive decisions based around material, space and practicality. Many works begin life as sketches on paper or a sheet of steel. If an idea is ripe, Selwood will often work the paper into a maquette. The composition of planes and volumes in his sculptures form discussions between each other, discussions about positive and negative space, surface and form.
BRAG Education and Public Programs Manager
Extract from exhibiiton Heavy Metal (6 June – 27 July 2014)
‘I don’t know if I’m a modeller or a carver or a constructor, or whether I need to limit myself to those concepts, although I do appreciate all the formative ways through which sculpture comes about.’