Perryn Butler CV

Perryn Butler Sculptor Born 1953



2000 Cert of Education

1987 H.N.D Craft Design and Sculpture C.C.T.A. Carmarthen

1985 O.N.D Sculpture and Restoration Carmarthen college of Art

1972 Business studies Diploma Neyland Tech


Twenty nine years as a self-employed sculptor and community artist.

2010-2012   Musical Director of Cauldrons and Furnaces- an Olympiad Project

1998-2008   Arts Care, St Davids Hospital, Carmarthen. Freelance teaching in Mental Health and The Crown prosecution Service

1996-1998   Brookwood Mental Hospital/Farnham Rd Hospital teaching sculpture and one to one therapy sessions with acutely mentally ill.




 Crymych “Gateway to the Preselis “sculpture

 Lamphey School Centenary carving

Pembroke Dock Heritage Project Six large stone reliefs cast into bronze.

Large stone carving for Private Garden, John Green, private collector.

Stackpole Centre—Stone Head

Large stone carving “Winter Birds” Mr Huckle, Cardiff

Milford haven Andy Beazley, Mother and Child

Haverfordwest County Show Ground Two carved oak trees

Susan Tobe, London “Conception” Slate wall relief

Mr Mike Forwood, Swansea, carved stone Head

Kenny Lim, Bangkok two large stone carvings

Dr Barbara Adam Newport-“Tribe”

Pembroke Town trail- The Pembroke Story-three of twelve panels.

Kerry Stratton, Sydney Australia, “Requiem” Slate sculpture

Walled Garden at Rhosygilwen “Lovers” stone relief carving

Gwndwn, Cardigan “The Game” Land art Slate, earth and wood

Sarah Holgate, Aberaeron- Wall relief

S. Behrens North Yorkshire- stone Birdbath

Charlotte Skuratowicz, Berlin-“Fish”

Milford Docks Company-“Metamorphosis” Construction of objects Trouve’

Milford Docks Company-“Saints” Wall Relief

 Mrs Mel Calder Solva – Bronze “return Of the Child”

Mr Roger Higham, Haverfordwest, Gemini, stone carving

Mrs C juler, large stone lovers, Cardigan

Robert Hughes of New York, U.S. A. Wall relief “The Circles of Life”

Farnham Rd Hospital, Surrey- Nine squares, wall relief, plaster and wood

Janet Davies, Pembroke, Triptych Slate relief

Susan Roberts Cardiff. Bronze relief Celts

Celia Purcell, London, Bronze Wall relief

Daniel Claydon, France, Four tall carved stone figures

Richard Jones, Haverfordwest. Stone Angel

Mr R Walton, Broadhaven, Stone garden piece

Mrs G Waterstone, Co Leitrim, Ireland Celtic Ancestor Figure

Penny Menuge, Surrey, Stone Goddess

Mrs Lizzy Beer, Cardiganshire “On the Threshold” Bronze

Mrs E. Lewis, Sussex, Triptych slate relief

 “Coming Home” Stone carving John Green, Private collector

“Ensemble” Stone carving, John Green, Pembrokeshire

Selected Residencies and short projects

2011 Workshops for Olympiad project under Art’s Care

2011 Master carving course at Boulston Manor

2010   A Taste of Carving. Trelech October

2010 Stone Carving in The Round, Boylston Manor

2010 Carving for beginners Nant Y Coy Arts Centre

2009 Relief Carving course at Boulston Manor

2009 Celtic Carving course Trelech

2009 Workshops at Waunifor annual Art Show, Carmarthenshire.

2008 Master class course At Rhosygilwen Arts Centre

2008 Community Arts Workshops, Carmarthenshire

2007” Carving in the Round “Nanty Coy Art Centre, Trefgarn May and June

2007 Summer School teaching stone carving, Wales

2007 Abstract Carving, Boulston Manor, Wales

2006 Pembroke Castle Medieval and Viking Carving Project

2005/06 Research projects in Pennar Infants School

2005/6 Community research Project, Records office and Library, Haverfordwest

2005 Lamphey School drawing project,

2005 Golden Grove Junior School, Drawing project, Pembroke

2005/6 Adult research project, Pembroke 21 C community Group

Residencies and teaching pre-2007

Stackpole Centre for the disabled, “Sculpture for all”

St Davids Mental Hospital, a series of projects teaching stone carving

Glangwili Hospital, stone carving.

Priory Day Centre, Carmarthen, regular teaching for crown Prosecution Service

Haverfordwest Day Centre, regular teaching for crown Prosecution service

St John’s Day Centre, Pembroke, a stone carving project

Withybush Hospital, E. M. I. unit, Haverfordwest, Valentines Project

Milford Docks Company, Resident sculptor for three years.

Farnham Rd Hospital, Surrey Project with in patients

Brookwood Hospital, Surrey Mixed client project

Broadmoor Hospital, Berkshire. Sessions for inmates

Cenefin community Project Fishguard

Gypsy unit Monkton, heritage Project

Selected Exhibitions 

2015          Oriel Bevin Jones Gallery, Carmarthen

2015          Swansea Museum

2014          The late November Gallery Wales

2013          Solo show Kooywood, Gallery, Cardiff-October

2013          Fulham Palace Gardens-May-Art Fair

2013          International Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, June

2013          National Botanic Gardens, Wales two pieces

2012          Kooywood gallery, Cardiff-group show

2012          Parallax Art fair Chelsea London

2010              Form Contemporary Gallery, Bleanavon, Brecon-group show

2010              Old Courthouse Gallery, Amble side, Cumbria-group show

2009              Two man show with David Tress at The Albany, Cardiff

2009              Picton Castle The Artist And The Gardener with Sculpture Cymru

2008/09       Art Matters Gallery Tenby-in gallery

2007/08       Nantycoy May Solo Exhibition “Dancing The Stone”

2008              Rhosygilwen, Cardigan, May, group show

2007              MOMA Machynlleth, group show “Welsh Artists.”

2007/08       Celia Purcell Contemporary, London-in gallery

2007/2014     Annual Group Show, Arts Parks, Guernsey-internet

2007              Sculpture Cymru Travelling Exhibition group show

                        Centre For European Culture, Otzenhausen, Germany, May

                        London, July, Barry Town Hall, Glamorgan Aug 

2006              “Equus”, Margham Park, Swansea-with Sculpture Cymru

2006                Opening of National Assembly Building TV Program by BBC Wales

2006              San Francisco, U.S.A. Welsh arts and crafts group Show

2005              “Out Of The Silence”, One Man Show, Tenby Museum Gallery,


            Selected Pre- 2005 Exhibitions

Martin Tinney Gallery Cardiff, “Welsh Artists of The 20th Century”

Two Man Show “Rites Of Passage” Wexford Ireland

Solo Show “See Touch And Play” Pembroke dock Library

Gwndwn, Cardigan, Art in the Landscape Performance Art

 Solo Show, Milford Docks “Tall Ships”

Highgate Gallery, London Mixed exhibition

Carpet Gallery, Farnham, Solo Show

Millennium Prize winners show Carmarthen Library

National Eisteddfod