Tom Reeves

Tom is a bronze caster and sculptor living and working in the Adelaide Hills

Since 1989 he has worked in various capacities backstage at the Adelaide Festival Centre as a theatre technician, flyman and scenic artist on numerous theatre sets. He continues his work there as a head technician.

In 2000 Tom graduated from the North Adelaide School of Art with an Advanced Diploma of Applied and Visual Art. He has been involved in a number of group exhibitions since then including:-

  • Terra Firma
  • Renaissance of Bronze at Penola SA
  • Ex Aqua, Sala Week exhibitions at Riverton SA and Glenelg
  • Waterhouse Art Prize 2004.

His work is held in a number of private collections.

He has been commissioned numerous times specialising in water features.

From 2000 -2004 Tom worked at Mylor Sculpture art foundry casting works for amongst others, John Dowie, David Boyd, Ivor Hele and Robert Hannaford.

Since 2005 he has been instrumental in establishing and running a foundry for Robert Hannaford at Riverton SA. The latest work that he cast there was a life size figure of MO (Roy Rene) for Hindley Street in Adelaide.

Toms own work is influenced by extensive travel, the performing arts and various figurative artists, also a fundamental interest in the natural world. Since 2010 he has established his own bronze casting facility where he has cast a number of public sculptures and private commissions.

Tom completed his studies at ACARTS in 2011, gaining a degree in Fine Art and Design. He is employed at TAFE Adelaide College of the Arts as sculpture studio assistant. The next major public sculpture casting will be for the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Cloud Spotting by Tom Reeves Cast glass and jarrah

Cloud Spotting by Tom Reeves
Cast glass and jarrah

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