Patricia Volk’s goal – or objective, in another sense – is to provide the viewer with visual opportunities to explore their own internal world and thoughts.
Patricia Volk, a Royal West of England Academician (RWA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Sculptors (FRSS), was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and has a studio in Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at Buekenholf-Phoenix Gallery in Belgium, Chichester Cathedral and the Royal West of England Academy, also appearing in the collections of Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Lord Carrington, Simon Relph CBE, the British Consul (Ivory Coast) and Mary Portas. She was Regional Winner of the ING “Discerning Eye” prize in 2007 and has been shortlisted for the prestigious Brian Mercer Residency. One of her pieces was also selected as a Southern Arts prize.
In 2017 Patricia was invited by the Trustees of the Designer Crafts Foundation to go to Israel to be one of their guest sculptors. This involved attending & speaking at the symposium in Tel Hai, lecturing in Jerusalem at the Israel Museum and at the Bet Benyamini Centre in Tel Aviv.
In 2018 she was Commissioned to create a new on-screen ident for ITV (UK