I HAVE NOW COMPLETED MY THIRD YEAR BA (HONS) FINE ARTS DEGREE AND COMPLETED THE LEVEL ZERO EXTENDED DEGREE IN PAINTING DRAWING AND PRINT MAKING IN 2015.
HAVING SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF MY DEGREE I AM CURRENTLY WORKING ON MY FINAL END OF YEAR DEGREE SHOW.
KARST GALLERY TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP PLYMOUTH
TEA HOUSE SCULPTURE
HOLBELT AND WINTER INSTALLATION NORTHWEST CAMBRIDGE DEVELOPMENT
THE TEA HOUSE INSTALLATION FOR THE OPENING OF THE NORTHWEST CAMBRIDGE DEVELOPMENT
2008 - 2010
TWO YEAR ART A LEVEL COURSE
2006 - 2007
ONE YEAR ART COURSE
KENSEY VALE MEATS
HANDY MAN/ BUILDER/PAINTER DECORATOR/ GENERAL REPAIR MAN
TO IMPROVE THE OVERALL LOOK OF FACTORY, REPAIR ANYTHING THAT NEEDED REPAIRING,
BUILD OF NEW FREEZER ROOMS, CONSTRUCTION OF NOISE REDUCTION WALLS ETC.
DRIVER FOR VARIOUS HGV COMPANIES INCLUDING JEWSON’S AS A DELIVERY DRIVER USING HIAB CRANE GRAB AND HOOK
MULTI DROP DELIVERY DRIVER
LONG DISTANCE HGV DRIVER
LORRY DRIVER OF ROLL ON ROLL OFF 30-YARD SKIPS FOR D.R.S. DEMOLITION COMPANY WORKING ON THE FOOT AND MOUTH OUTBREAK.
WITH ONE OTHER PERSON, I SET UP AN UNEMPLOYED DROP IN CENTRE (DOLDRUMS) AND AN UNEMPLOYED WORK SHOP (THE ATTIC WORKSHOP) IN BODMIN. WE WORKED WITH VARIOUS AGENCIES IN AND AROUND THE TOWN. THE AIM WAS TO OPEN A WORKSHOP WHERE THE UNEMPLOYED COULD SHARE THEIR SKILLS WITH OTHER UNEMPLOYED. WE HAD MANY TOOLS DONATED AFTER A RADIO INTERVIEW WITH RADIO CORNWALL AND ALSO THE CO-OP GAVE US TWO ROOMS, IN ONE OF THEIR BUILDINGS RENT AND ELECTRIC FREE FOR 3 YEARS IN BODMIN. WE REPAIRED AND REUPHOLSTERED FURNITURE FOR THE UNEMPLOYED, AND ALSO MADE STONECAST AND RESIN CHESS SETS AND SOLD THEM, SENT TEAMS OUT TO DECORATE PEOPLES HOUSE AND TO DO THEIR GARDENING, MAKING PROPS, SCENERY AND BACK DROPS FOR THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS BODMIN OPERATIC SOCIETY. IN FACT, ANYTHING THAT NEEDED REPAIRING WE USUALLY HAD A PERSON WITH THE RELEVANT SKILLS WE WOULD SEND OUT TO DO THE REPAIRS.
PRIOR TO THIS, L HAVE WORKED IN GARAGES, BUILDING SITES, AND L DID A TWO-YEAR COURSE OF ALL FORMS OF WELDING, PAINTS AND CAR BODYWORK. I ALSO WORKED AT A LITHOGRAPH PRINTER’S WHERE L LEARNT HOW TO CLEAN AND SET UP THE LITHOGRAPH MACHINES AND RUN OFF PRINTS.
PLYMOUTH COLLEGE OF ART
FIRST YEAR OF BA (HONS) FINE ARTS
I WON A SCHOLARSHIP FROM PLYMOUTH COLLEGE OF ART FOR MY DEGREE, TO COVER THE ENTIRE COURSE
I WAS ELECTED AS THE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR YEAR ONE (2015-2016).
I HAVE A PASSION FOR SEA FISHING, BOAT AND SHORE AND THIS GIVES ME A LOT OF INSPIRATION FOR MY ART. I ENJOY ALL SPORTS IN PARTICULAR FOOTBALL. I AM FLEXIBLE AND HARD-WORKING AND AM SOCIABLE, AND ALSO ENJOY WORKING AS A PART OF A TEAM.
Although I use a variety of materials and processes throughout my work, my methodology always stays the same. The nature of my art slowly works into the heads of my fans. Once they recognize a general pattern, they are able to break away and observe the work with newly objective eyes. Below you can find examples of my style and artistic methods within my current and some past collections.
Resurrected Figure Head (Seahorse)
Seahorse arises from the decay of found steel fallen from the wrecks
of boats in and around Plymouth, and from the rocky shores and
creeks of the sound. The wrecks of fishing boats leave a reminder of
the once proud fishing fleet of Plymouth and the decay of the local
Industry. This is reflected by the rotting hulks that lay on their sides
abandoned ton the elements. Each wreck tells its own story, of the
rise of the fleet and its fall into decay. Seahorse rises out of the decay
as a figurehead to the memory of another time.
Detritus brings together debris and waste found in a local scrap yard. This includes old red bricks, slate, lime, steel rust, iron rust, aluminium corrosion, brass corrosion, and red fire bricks. These materials were then scraped crushed and ground with a mortise and pestle into fine particles. These particles were then blended with Poly (vinyl alcohol) PVA as a binder and turned into homemade paints.
My canvas is a car bonnet, my subject is the environment and ecology my aim is to paint and create from the waste and corrosion a scene of recycling from those very materials that are being recycled. I want to make the viewer think about pollution and waste in a bid to make the world more sustainable.
A Modern Artist
ENTER THE WORLD OF KEVIN ROLPH ART
Come and explore Kevin Rolph Fine Art known as ChelskiFineArt
The Fragility of Natural Materials against man made materials.
Home made water colors from found pigment. Depicting the industrial revolution and the start of mans nightmare with waist products like plastic which the sail is made from.
Kevin Rolph is a 3rd year fine art student curently studying at Plymouth College of Art. Recyclable Artist Kevin Rolph is mainly concerned with our fragile environment and creating art works using found and recycled materials multiple times which differ from the last. His aim is to make art which creates thought and debate about our environment and our need to look after our fragile environment and ecology. Inspired by the South west’s beautiful landscape and wild changing seas, you’ll find him exploring and experimenting with found items wood, plastic, steel, even stone in the pursuit of bigger and better installations and sculptures which will emphasise the importance of reusing materials over and over again to maintain and create a more sustainable planet.