Scottish artist Roddy Mathieson graduated in Sculpture
from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art ten years ago,
and has gone on to develop his practice in public art,
direct his own unique foundry, and produce a prolific
and diverse portfolio of works.
is informed by skills, processes, and materials, and is
influenced by landscape, and the elements that shape it.
Researching themes of site-specifics and our relationship
with nature, Mathieson has produced landmark works such
as ‘Sanctuary’ in North Uist, and M∞
Not content with using diesel and propane powered foundries
Mathieson set about creating his own environmentally friendly
foundry. Engaging with the landscape he processed natural
materials and harnessed the elements to create ‘Alchemy’
- the award winning mobile foundry that employs traditional
techniques to create contemporary works.