Category Archives: Community Art Project

Community Art Project – Unveiling

Michael Noakes will be unveiling the Community Art Project


at 3:00 pm, on 5th May 2013
at Hanley Swan pond
You are invited to attend the ceremony and meet the sculptor, Michael Scheuermann

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The Hanleys’ Community Art project – Update

Significant progress has been made in the last few months:

  • Planning approval has been obtained for the sculpture (bench, two seats and stepping stones)
  • Funding under a 106 provision has been made by Malvern Hills District Council
  • A further contribution to the project has been made by the Cafe and Market (see below)
  • Michael Scheuermann has commenced work on the sculpture

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Community Art Project – Summary of Feedback from Exhibitions

The Hanleys’ Community Art Project – Final Design Presentation

Scroll through the presenation or watch it in full screen.  Either way the up/down, page up/down keys or the mouse wheel, if you have one, should navigate you between the slides.

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The Hanleys’ Community Art Project (April 2012)

… at Hanley Swan Church of England Primary School

The atmosphere was electric. 30 children (aged between 4 and 6) waited with excitement for the start of the ‘Community Art Project’ day, with a man who could carve stone – Michael Scheuermann.

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The Hanleys’ Community Art Project – Stage 2

Stage 1 of the project has been completed and the designs produced by students from Hanley Castle High School in 8hrs of workshops were exhibited in the Village Hall just before Christmas.  The exhibition was attended by over 50 visitors, 26 of whom commented in a Visitors’ Book with ideas and suggestions.  Sally Jakeman and Joe Hargreaves, two of the student designers from Hanley Castle High School, and  the professional sculptor, Michael Scheuermann, who is leading the design process, gave visitors first hand information on the exhibits.

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Michael Scheuermann, Sculptor for the Hanleys’ Community Art Project

Michael Scheuermann

Michael Scheuermann is a professionally qualified sculptor with a First Class degree in Art and Design (Sculpture and Ceramics) and an MA with distinction in Fine Art. German-born he is now based in Warwick, with a studio in Birmingham and has lived in the Midlands for 16 years. He has been sculpting for over 20 years and has taught art, sculpture and ceramics at the University of Wolverhampton and Birmingham City University.

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