Ken Hands



KEN HANDS – ARTIST STATEMENT

I Emigrated From London Uk In 1962 At The Age Of Eighteen, Ready For Adventures In Australia. I Worked My Way Around Australia, Taking On A Varity Of Jobs Including Boning At Wyndam Meat Works, Managing A Butchers Shop On Cockatoo Island In The North West, Crocodile Hunting, And Building Fibreglass Boats, From The Small Runabout, To Commercial Fishing Boats, And Luxury Yachts.

Whilst Managing A Yacht Building Factory In The Whitsundays Queensland I Became Involved With Restoring Period And Antique Furniture And From There Started Creating Pieces In Timber From The Rainforest.

I Moved To Western Australia And In 2003 I Joined The W.A. Woodturning Association. I Have Won Many Club Competitions And Have Worked My Way Through The Ranks To “Advanced Level”.

I Have Entered My Work In The Griffin Art Festival In Various Catagories And Classifications, And Have Achieved 6 Firsts, 7 Seconds, And High Commendations.

My Real Love Is Sculpturing Fish, Mammals, And Animals In Wood, Which Gives Me Hours Of Pleasure, And Hopfully I’ve Managed To Create A Piece That Will Give Endless Pleasure To Someone Else.

My Pieces Have Sold Throughout Australia, Usa, And Uk

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Title : Marri textured bowl

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Marri

Size : 27cm x 26cm x 6cm

Price : SOLD

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Title : Sheoak Boat Platter

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Sheoak

Size : 31cm x 22cm x 9.5cm

Price : $343.00

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Title : Stingray Bowl

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Jarrah

Size : 32cm x 26cm x 7.5cm

Price : SOLD

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Title : York Gum Curl Bowl

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : York Gum

Size : 15cm x 15cm x 3.5cm

Price : $86.70

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Title : Cape Lilac Lattice Vase

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Cape Lilac

Size : 11cm x 8cm x 25cm

Price : $282.00

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Title : White Cedar Curled Bowl

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : White Cedar

Size : 27cm x 26cm x 6cm

Price : $139.00

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Title : Lingering Pools

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Jarrah Burlwood

Size : 49cm x 34cm x 6.5cm

Price : SOLD

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Title : Turtle

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Jarrah

Size : 85cm x 75cm x 20cm

Price : $2250.00

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Title : Whale Tail

Artist : Ken Hands

Medium : Jarrah Burlwood

Size : 52cm x 31cm x 38cm

Price : SOLD

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