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A unique fusion of art and mechanics.

SCULPTURES, ANIMATIONS & PRINTS

Amanda Wray – Figurative Artist

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A small selection of some of our favourite work!

Crawling Baby

(detail of Time of My Life)

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This baby is the second scene in our giant alarm clock sculpture ‘Time of My Life’

Amanda: I loved having my scrappy wood carving of a baby brought to life by Johnny, which shows up beautifully against the oil painted wallpaper backdrop by painter Tracey Keeping.

Johnny: I always used to play with Meccano as a kid and it was really fun to be able to use it to create the visible mechanism for the baby.

Open Mind

Amanda Wray

This was a fantastic chance to model a 2 metre high head in clay for a commission at Fieldhead Hospital, Wakefield.

Green Man

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Commission for Dalby Forest Visitor Centre in North Yorkshire working with Orange Box Design to produce an interactive piece with Solar and muscle powered movement and illumination, 2007

Human Machine Ice and Fire

Johnny White

4 metre high head and shoulders form with working ice gear wheels and fire, originally produced with the aid of an Arts Council England grant for the Deer shed Festival in Thirsk. This piece has now been performed in many locations in the UK and also in Hannover, Germany. see;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvzcAPhVHis&t=31s

Pigs Might Fly

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Part of the Beastly Machines touring exhibition, see;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AaZcSL383I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvXsuCTCzsc&t=228s

Resin, stainless steel, electric motor.

OUR FIRST COLLABORATION

Swamp Monsters

Location: Blackburn Meadows Nature Reserve Rotherham.

Made from stainless steel and cast marble, in  1996.

Photo credit: Denis Thorpe, The Guardian, 30/03/1996

Our Youtube channel

Watch us

in Action

See exhibition tours, artist talks, kinetic sculptures in action, animations and much more on our YouTube channels:

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The Human Machine

Youtube – Yorkshire

We work big and small and use a wide range of techniques and materials to create our artworks for indoor and outdoor situations

WhiteWray Sculptors

about Us

Following an initial opportunity to collaborate on a commission in 1995 Johnny White and Amanda Wray have worked together on many projects enabling them to combine Johnny’s humorous kinetic style with Amanda’s quirky figurative sculptures. 

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