robert jakes sculptor
robert jakes

Tree-stump Owl seat, Golden Grove Primary School,PEMBROKE
GeoDome greenhouse, Stackpole, PEMBROKE
Larch Sauna, Stackpole, PEMBROKE
Owl bench memorial bench, Colby Woodland Gardens, AMROTH

Carved Story Benches, ACW Creative schools collaboration with storyteller Anwen Carlisle, Ysgol Melin Gruffydd and Ysgol Pencae, Primary Schools, CARDIFF
Pori’r Perci (Grazing the Field), carved field names at 120 locations around PEMBROKESHIRE
Storytelling seat, National Trust Colby Woodland Gardens, AMROTH
Carved benches, Cwmseren Low Secure mental health ward, St Davids Hospital, Carmarthen

'Story benches' ACW Creative Schools project, Holy Name RC School, FISHGUARD
'Passing through' exhibition, Joanna Field Gallery, MILFORD HAVEN
Exhibition, Druidstone Hotel
Carved benches, ACW Creative Schools project with Ceri Wyn Jones, Penygroes School
'Art on the Faith Trail', Little Newcastle and St Davids Cathedral
'LostWords' story bench, Pembrey School
'Story Henge' ACW Creative Schools project, Coastlands School, St Ishmaels
Womad festival, workshops and procession, MALMESBURY
'Art in the Garden', Stackpole Walled Gardens, PEMBROKE
'Tree+Wood' festival organiser, Stackpole Walled Gardens, PEMBROKE
'Pathways' exhibition, Oriel Bevan Gallery, CARMARTHEN
Community bench, Stackpole Walled Gardens, PEMBROKE
Carved benches, Cwmseren ward LSU, CARMARTHEN
'Art out West' Open Studios, Stackpole
'Lanterns in the Park' festival procession, PEMBROKE DOCK

'Red Kite' chainsaw carved then charred, Western Red Cedar, private commission
'Womad Las Palmas', workshops and procession, GRAN CANARIA
'Big Bug', ACW Creative Schools project, Pennar School, PENNAR
Mini-golf tunnels, Barry Island, CARDIFF
‘Art in the Garden’ exhibition, workshop programme and open studios, Stackpole Walled Gardens, PEMBROKE
‘Points of the Compass’ caved benches with MHPA and Gelliswick School, Milford Marina, MILFORD HAVEN
Bible display cabinet, St Gywndaf’s Church, Llanwnda, GOODWICK
Womad festival workshops and procession structures, Charlton Park, MALMESBURY and CACERES, SPAIN
Carved plaque, Buryfields Infants school, ODIHAM
Carved benches, collaboration with storyteller Lowri Cooke, ACW Creative Schools project, Trimsaran School, KIDWELLY
Carvings for ‘Cleddau Reaches’ bronze cast trees public sculpture, HAVERFORDWEST
Nature Garden, ACW Creative Schools project, Pennar School, PENNAR
Carved bench, Artscare/Communities First, Old Road Primary School,LLANELLI

‘Lanterns in the Park’ community lantern festival, PEMBROKE DOCK Eastgate Gallery, PEMBROKE
‘Myths and legends’ Sculpture Trail, Scolton Manor, HAVERFORDWEST
Carved Trophy, FISHGUARD ‘SurfSki Race’
Workshop leader, ACW expressive Arts conference on ‘Creativity in Schools’, PEMBROKE DOCK Community School
‘Creative schools’ Residency, working at PEMBROKE DOCK Community School as a creative practitioner with children ‘dis-engaged with education’ to create an exhibition of their work ‘A Window into our World’ at a local public Art Gallery,
Carved benches, Priory Gate Community Woodland, HAVERFORDWEST working with Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park and local Schools and community groups
‘Fresh Air’ sculpture exhibition, QUENINGTON
‘Owl and Moon mobile’ GLASTONBURY Festival
‘Art out West’ Open Studios and ‘Art in the Garden’ SOUTH PEMBROKESHIRE

‘Giant Fish Mobile’ GLASTONBURY Festival site decor
Womad Festival, childrens’ workshops and butterfly procession, MALMESBURY
‘Art out West’ Open Studios, SOUTH PEMBROKESHIRE
Green Man Festival, CRICKHOWELL, childrens’ workshops and procession
Storytelling Chair, Gypsy/Traveller workshop, STEPASIDE School
Sculpture exhibition, Mount Pleasant Gardens, CHESTER

Bioblitz bench, National Trust, Gupton Farm Nature Reserve, Freshwater West, PEMBROKESHIRE
Winter Lantern Festival, PEMBROKE DOCK
Mosaic entrance feature, Prendergast School, HAVERFORDWEST
Carved seating area, Portfield Gate Quarry Nature Reserve, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, HAVERFORDWEST
The Varda project, carved Gypsy/ Traveller benches, Swansea Museum, SWANSEA
'Coast' group exhibition, Torch Theatre gallery, MILFORD HAVEN
Oriel Bevan Jones gallery, CARMARTHEN
Art and Faith Trail exhibition, St Giles church, LETTTERSTON
Glastonbury Festival, site decor, GLASTONBURY
‘Art out West’, Open Studios event Exhibition at St. Davids Cathedral, St. Davids
Link to ‘Fresh Air’, Quenington, Gloucestershire

Storytelling circle, St Edmunds RC Primary School, GODALMING
Winter Lantern Festival, PEMBROKE DOCK
Banners, Entrance Feature and Mosaic, Prendergast School, HAVERFORDWEST
Puppet theatre Ysgol Gelli Aur / Golden Grove Community School, Pembroke
Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery, Carmarthen.
Link toWoodhenge, Hook Junior School, Hook, Hampshire
Link toInteractive model landscape, Avalon Marshes, Somerset Wildlife Trust, Somerset.
Open Studios, various venues around the Castemartin Peninsula, Pembrokeshire.
'Way Out West' Gallery, Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.

Link to Puppet theatre Ysgol Gelli Aur / Golden Grove Community School, Pembroke
Link to Carved entrance feature, Pembroke School
Link to Carved Oak Gypsy /Traveller Bench for outside A&E, Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest
Link to Art and Faith Trail, Llanrhian Church and St Davids Cathedral
Plant dewi, DadVenture, woodcarving workshop, Pembroke School
Oriel Q, Summer exhibition, Queens Hall, Narberth
Link to Open Studios, various venues in South Pembrokeshire
'Journey between two worlds' an exibition of paintings by Charlotte Cortazzi and chainsaw whittlings by Robert Jakes, Joanna Field Gallery, Torch Theatre, Milford Haven.
Link to Two carved oak notice boards for the Garth Estate, Haverfordwest.

Link to Meads School Memorial Forest Entrance Arch, MILFORD HAVEN
Link to Monkton Community Bench, PEMBROKE
Link to Millpond Outdoor Classroom, PEMBROKE
Link to Priory Project Bench, Monkton, PEMBROKE
Link to Crosier, CADW ‘Cauldrons and Furnaces’ Project, Bishops Palace, SAINT DAVIDS
Link to‘Art on The Faith Trail’ exhibition, St. Gwyndaf’s, LLANWNDA, near Goodwick
Link to Storytelling area, Golden Grove School, PEMBROKE
Link to Carved benches for Rosemoor Nature Reserve, Walwyns Castle, AVERFORDWEST
Link toMemorial bench, Human Nature Garden, HORSHAM

Link to Open Doors Project’, Brecon Beacons National Park, Llangors, Llangasty and Bwlch
Link to Enlivening the environment’ the Pupil Referral Unit, NEYLAND
Link to Beacons Way’ carved benches, BETHLEHEM and ABERGAVENNY
Link to National Botanic garden of Wales stand, Royal welsh Show, Builth Wells, WALES
Link to Storytelling area, created with DadVenture UK, Pembroke Dock Community School.
Link to Altar and Lectern, St Marks School, Merlins Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST
Link to Exhibition at Rhosygilwen Mansion ARTAT
Link to Group exhibition at the ‘Secret Light Garden’, Picton Castle.
Pembroke Cannons restoration, Town Hall, PEMBROKE
Link to Castle of Cards sculpture, St Marks School, Merlins Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST
Link to Carved benches, Human Nature Garden Project, HORSHAM, West Sussex
Link to Carved Entrance Arch, SAGE pupil referral Unit, PEMBROKE
Link to Storytelling Chair, Pembroke Dock Community School, PEMBROKESHIRE
Link to Entrance Archway, Pembroke Dock Community School, PEMBROKESHIRE

Link to‘A slice of Neroche’ Landscape interpretive feature, Staple Hill, Blackdown Hills, nr TAUNTON
Link to Carved Oak Entrance feature, Pembroke Dock Youth Centre, PEMBROKE DOCK
Link to Storytelling Chair and wall panels, Eveswell Primary School, NEWPORT.
Link to Art on the ceiling, and Wall Mural in the Park, St Mark’s VA School, Merlin’s Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST.
Link to Etangs d’art, Sculpture Festival, Montfort sur Meu, Pays de Broceliande, FRANCE.
Link to Gateway feature, Henrhyd Falls and The Nant Llech Waterfalls Trail, near Craig-y-nos Country park, BRECON BEACONS.

Farm Trail Entrance Arch, Margam Country Park, NEATH and PORT TALBOT
Lion Sculpture, St Marks Primary School, Merlins Bridge, HAVERFORDWEST
Outdoor musical instruments at Ysgol Gymraeg, Cas Newydd, NEWPORT.
Five carved Oak welcome Panels, Brecon Waterfall Trail, Pontneddfechan, BRECON BEACONS NATIONAL PARK.
Three carved Oak benches, Waun Las National Nature Reserve, National Botanic Garden of Wales, LLANARTHNE.
Welcome Panel for the new Waun Las Organic Farm NNR, National Botanic Garden of Wales, LLANARTHNE.

Carved Horse, driver, and picnic area, Watton Wharf, BRECON
Story telling chairs and Musical Instruments, Rogerstone School, NEWPORT
Storytelling chair, Sarn Infants School, BRIDGEND
Woodland trail marker posts, woodcarving workshop, Coed Marros, AMROTH
Bat sculpture, Garwnant, Forestry Commission Sculpture trail, BRECON
Totem poles, Greenlinks, Pembroke school, PEMBROKE
Entrance Archway, Hordle Primary School, Lymington, NEW FOREST
Carved Oak Beach Bollards, AMROTH

Outdoor xylophone, Ipswich High School, WOOLVERSTONE
Giant Snail, Sculpture Symposium and Sculpture Trail, CWMAMAN
Butterfly and Moth procession, Pembroke Festival, PEMBROKE
Memorial bench, Nyth yr Eos, ABERAERON
Artist in residence at FRAME, recycling centre, HAVERFORDWEST

Brunel Commemorative Bench, NEYLAND
Memorial Bench, Ditcham Park School, PETERSFIELD
John Poyer Commemorative Bench, PEMBROKE

The Giant Fishbowl, Clonmel Juction Festival, CLONMEL, Co Tipperary, EIRE
Dragon Procession, Pembroke Festival, PEMBROKE
Pembroke Dock Heritage Trail. PEMBROKE DOCK
Memorial Bench, ANGLE, Pembroke
Swan Bench, Elvetham Heath Primary School, FLEET
Xylophone, Bishopswood Special School,SONNING, Reading
Giant Fish Bench, BEDWAS, Caerphilly

Circular Storytelling Area, Hakin Infants School, MILFORD HAVEN
Mammal Carvings and Footprints, Tavistock Primary School, FLEET
Pembroke Festival, Lantern and Banner Procession, PEMBROKE
Carved Benches and Large Maps, working with the Youth Forum and
The Princes’ Trust, Trafalgar Road Estate, HAVERFORDWEST
Carved Archway, Elvetham Heath Primary School, FLEET, Hampshire
Forest School Leaders workshop, Cefn Wood, NEWBRIDGE-ON-WYE

Illuminated Giant Fish, NARBERTH Winter Procession
Carved Sign, Princes’ Trust, Pwyllcrochan Nature Reserve, PEMBROKE
Curved Bench and Caterpillar Steps, Wolfscastle Primary School, HAVERFORDWEST
Lantern Procession and Giant Illuminated Swans on Boats (Sand Palace Arts) PEMBROKE FESTIVAL
Shark Notice Board and Beach Totems, Princes’ Trust and Tenby Youth Forum
‘Fine To Functional’, Group Exhibition - Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
Series of Sculptural Seats for Sustrans Cyclepath, TORFAEN
Carved Archway and Storytelling Throne in Woodland - Grove Primary School, PEMBROKE
Carved Benches - Colby National Trust Woodland Gardens, AMROTH
Carved Queen’s Jubilee Bench - Pembroke Castle, PEMBROKE
Various Schools Workshops

Giant Spider Seat - Bishopswood Sculpture Trail, GOWER
Lighthouse/Fish Wind vane - Community Association Play Area, HUBBERSTON
Giant teapot, Stackpole Community Sculpture Trail - STACKPOLE
Giant Apple Story Seat, Carved Totems and outdoor Xylophone - Charles Kingsley’s Primary School, FLEET
Various Schools Workshops and Residencies

Teambuilding Play Structures - Cotswold Conference Centre, BROADWAY
ACW Award to study Wind-power Sculptures and Bioluminescence
Community Mosaic, Community Association - TREFFGARNE and WOLFSCASTLE
Carved Archway - Penally Primary School, TENBY
Various Schools Workshops an Residencies

Carved Arch - GutGasteil International Sculpture Symposium, ‘Art in the Landscape V’ AUSTRIA
Carved Archways and Musical Play Structures - Templeton Primary School, NARBERTH
Carved Entrance Archway - Stackpole Primary School, STACKPOLE
Carved Arch - Wolfscastle Primary School, WOLFSCASTLE
Carved Totems - Fairford, FAIRFORD
Constructed Relief Panel, Ysgol Gyfun Y Strade - Llanelli Eisteddfod, LLANELLI
‘Myths and Legends’ - Group Exhibition, Oriel Myrddin, CARMARTHEN
Open Studios and Artist’s Kites Group Touring Exhibition, PEMBROKESHIRE

’The Fork’,Carved Fallen Tree - Le Vent des Forets, International Sculpture Symposium, Lahaymeix, N.E.FRANCE
’Beetle Crossing’- National Museum of Wales ‘Animal Magic’ Residency, CARDIFF
‘Hearth and Home’, ‘Recycling the Century’ Group Exhibitions - Oriel Myrddin, CARMARTHEN
Open Studios, Artweek, PEMBROKE
Various Schools Workshops and Residencies and Furniture Commissions

Carved Bench - Templeton Primary School, NARBERTH
Geoff Hamilton Memorial Bench and series of carved benches - Sustrans Cycleroute, Talybont, BRECON
Carved features for Storytelling area - Pembroke Castle Mill Pond, PEMBROKE
Open Studios, Artweek, PEMBROKE
‘Labyrinth’ - Wolfscastle Primary School, WOLFSCASTLE
‘Seagull Billy’ - Orielton Primary School, PEMBROKE
‘Opt for Art’ Residency - Fishguard High School, FISHGUARD

Mosaic Fountain - Portfield Special School, HAVERFORDWEST
Plantation Garden Sculpture Show, NORWICH
Festival Park Sculpture Show - EBBW VALE
‘Art in the Garden’ - Pigeonsford, CARDIGAN
Various Furniture Commissions

Carved Entrance Arch - Manorbier Primary School, MANORBIER
‘Arch of the Small Things’ - Brockhampton National Trust Sculpture Trail, HEREFORD
‘Tree of Life’ Memorial - Vaughan School, Harrow, LONDON
Snow Sculpture Festival - Livigno, N.ITALY
Rigi Kulm - International Sculpture Symposium, SWITZERLAND

‘Keyhole Arch’ - St Josephs School, Harrow, LONDON
‘Carved Arch - Richard Coudesley’s Special School - Barbican, LONDON
Storyteller’s Chair - Bishopswood Primary School, BASINGSTOKE
‘Seabed’ - International Sculpture Festival, Hojer, DENMARK
‘Big Bug Project’ - Westwood Primary School, OLDHAM
Oita / Wales Exchange Programme, JAPAN
ACW Award to create a series of Bronzes
Group Exhibition - Eisteddfod, COLWYN BAY
Convergence VIII, Rhode Island, USA
‘Into the Elements’ Touring Group Exhibition, ABERYSTWYTH, NOTTINGHAM, NEWPORT …

Eurosculpture Festival - Brittany, FRANCE
Budduso International Sculpture Symposium, SARDINIA
Snow Sculpture Festival - Dolomites, N. ITALY
Two Person Exhibition - Theatr Mwldan, CARDIGAN
Assessing GCSE Art & Design‘, Arts Council Publication, (Lord William’s School, Thame)
Bronze ‘Touch Map’ - Stackpole Centre, PEMBROKE
ACW Award for Music / Sculpture Collaboration

Solo Exhibition - Contact Gallery, NORWICH
Radford University Residency, Virginia, USA
Sculpture Festival - Cortina D’Ampezzo, N.ITALY
Carved Animal Benches - Amery Primary School, ALTON
Two Person Exhibition - Haverfordwest Library Gallery, HAVERFORDWEST
Welsh Open Exhibition - Margam Sculpture Park, PORT TALBOT
‘Land and Sea’,Group Exhibition - Oriel Myrddin, CARMARTHEN
Solo Exhibition - City Art Gallery, WOLVERHAMPTON
Carved Totem Pole - Brockenhurst 6th Form College, THE NEW FOREST

Sauve Festival D’Art, Sculpture Festival, S.W. FRANCE
Sensory Garden - The Stackpole Centre, PEMBROKE
‘The Boys’ - Molesey Tutorial Centre, LONDON
Banners - Regents Park School, SOUTHAMPTON
Group Exhibition - Millfield Sculpture Show, SOMERSET
‘Fusions of Excellence’ Worcester Youth Theatre Collaboration, WORCESTER
Solo Exhibition - Queen Mary’s College, BASINGSTOKE
Two person Exhibition - Guildhall Gallery, WINCHESTER
Solo Exhibition - Sewell Arts Centre, ABINGDON
Exhibited at Brighton Festival, Sussex and Folkestone Library Galleries

Two Person Exhibition - Oldknows Gallery, NOTTINHAM
Two Person Exhibition - Yorkshire Sculpture Park, WAKEFIELD
Group Exhibition - Hampshire Sculpture Trust, Mottisfont Abbey, HAMPSHIRE
Group Exhibition - The Design Centre, LONDON
British Council (Two Person )Touring Exhibition - Gdynia, Szczecin, Katowice,and Warsaw, POLAND
Poznan Art Fair, POLAND
Solo Exhibition - City Art Gallery, MIDDLESBOROUGH
‘Art within Grasp’ - Group Exhibition, Maidstone Art Gallery, MAIDSTONE
Solo Exhibition - Sculpture Court, MAIDTONE
Polish Sculpture Centre - Symposium, Oronsko, POLAND
Solo Exhibition - Eagle Works Gallery, WOLVERHAMPTON
‘The Twig Throne’ - Queen Elizabeth Country Park, HORNDEAN
‘Books of Knowledge’ - Oldborough Manor School, MAIDSTONE

Three Person Exhibition - Theatr Clwyd, MOLD
Polish Sculpture Centre - Symposium, Oronsko,POLAND
International Sculpture Symposium - Scottish Sculpture Centre, Lumsden, SCOTLAND

Group Exhibition - 3D/89 Watermans Arts Centre, LONDON
‘Freedom to Touch’ - Group Exhibition, Laing Art Gallery, NEWCASTLE
‘Sculpture Open’ - The Minories, COLCHESTER
Uveg VaRak’(Glass Castles) - International Sculpture Symposium, Nagyatad Sculpture Park, HUNGARY
’Storm Monument’ - Farnham Park, FARNHAM
’Bird Sundial’ - St James’ Primary School, SOUTHAMPTON
’Tree Monument’ - Beaworthy Sculpture Trail, WEST DEVON
’Gates of Paradise - Scarborough 6th Form College, SCARBOROUGH
‘Tree of Knowledge’ - Boars Hill, OXFORD

Group Exhibition - Festival of London, Alexandra Palace, LONDON
Group Exhibition - Rufford Arts Centre, NOTTINGHAM
Group Exhibition - Rosary Cemetary Sculpture Show, NORWICH
Group Exhibition - South Hill Park Arts Centre, BRACKNELL
‘World Mosaic’ - Heath End Secondary School, FARNHAM

‘Sculpture in Scarborough’ - The Castle, SCARBOROUGH
‘Playground Sculpture’ - All Hallows RC School, ALDERSHOT

Group Exhibition - Bretton Menagerie,Yorkshire Sculpture Park, WAKEFIELD

Group Exhibition - Camden Arts Centre, LONDON
Sculpture Symposium - Portland Sculpture Park, Tout Quarry, DORSET

Working in London

Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, Wiltshire ( Ba Hons Degree in Fine Art - Painting / Printmaking )

West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham ( Foundation Course )

Born in Hythe, Kent, England

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Robert Jakes, 1 Home Farm Cottage, Stackpole, PEMBROKE, Pembrokeshire SA71 5DQ   
Tel: 01646 661485