Melanie Wilks

Sculptor - Artist - Stone Carver

Melanie Wilks is a sculptor living and working in Dewsbury who specialises in the carving of stone using hand held tools.

She produces drawings for her sculpture and uses them as a guide while not allowing the final work to be limited by her initial intentions.

Melanie has been producing sculptures in stone for more than 25 years while also working to commission, exhibiting and running training workshops both in her own studio in Dewsbury and elsewhere. 

photo of The Miner - sculpture in stone by Melanie Wilks

The Miner, one of a pair titled 'The Miner and the Weaver" located outside the Town Hall, Queen Street, Morley.

Her stone sculptures can be seen in towns, parks and public spaces in and around Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

Melanie Wilks studio is located at 12 Upper South Street, Dewsbury, WF13 2EQ


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