Danny Clahane




During his degree at Canterbury College of Art, Danny began  carving stone and immersing himself in the world of sculpture, it was during this time that he first worked as an assistant with the Sculptor Stephen Cox carving very large Granite sculptures destined for the Broadgate, Liverpool Street, London.

Whilst working on his MA at Wimbledon School of Art he began working for the sculptor Glynn Williams at the Royal College of Art, as well as continuing to work for Stephen Cox on various projects, during this period he completed his first public commission for Morden Library.

Following his MA at  Wimbledon Danny  continued living in London and worked as an assistant to both Stephen Cox and Glynn Williams, whilst continuing to develop his own studio work. and working to commission notably a St Anthony and a St Paul, for a new church in Harringay London

 From his studio in Kendal,Cumbria Danny continues to create work primarily in stone for exhibition and to commission, completing various projects including work for the Open University ,Tyne Tees Television and many public and private commissions



1986/1989 BA Hons Canterbury College of Art

1989/1991 MA Site Specific Sculpture Wimbledon school of Art

Selected Commissions

2013 Held in Hand memorial sculpture Monkwearmouth Hospital

2013 Tree of Life (Sculpture, relief carving and lettering) St Benedict's Hospice, Ryhope Sunderland

2013 relief carvings and Finials for Crosthwaite School Cumbria

2010 Leaf Cone and Bell Flower, Dunston, Gateshead

2009 Dreamer, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

2008 Bud, St Clare's Hospice, Jarrow

2008 Trefoil, Lancaster Royal Infirmary, Lancaster

2007 Tree of Life, Lord Lawson School, Gateshead

2006 Seedling, Saltwell Park, Gateshead

2006 The Elements and The Seasons, relief carvings, Ambleside Parish Centre, Cumbria

2005 North Wind, Tyne Tees TV, The Watermark, Gateshead

2002-2006 Watermark Sculptures, The Watermark, Gateshead

Selected Exhibitions

2013 Portico Gallery, talk following Barbara Oldham bursary award trip to Carrara Italy

2011 Westside Gallery

2010 Lakes Artists (elected member)

2009 Manchester Academy,Manchester Cathedral

2009 Manchester Academy, Portico Gallery, Manchester

2008 Hidden Narratives, Bury City Art Gallery, Bury