wax burnout with blow torch at the a4a art bronze casting foundry, ayrshire  , scotland
Burning out a wax pouring cup at John McKenna's  A4A art studio bronze foundry, Ayrshire, Scotland

Lost wax Ceramic Shell

Bronze Casting

About the A4A art foundry


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A4A Art for Architecture & JohnMcKenna Sculpture Ltd, High McGowanston Studio, Turnberry, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland KA26 9JT Tel 01655 332215 http://www.a4a.co.uk

First Scottish minister Alex Salmond MSP unveiling the Auchengeich Miner statue and the sculptor John McKenna from Turnberry, Ayrshire
Relaxed lunch in sunny ayrshire at the A4A art for  architecture and John McKenna sculpture studio
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II meeting the sculptor John McKenna and seeing his Jersey Cow bronze animal sculpture

A4A Art for Architecture is headed by John McKenna A.R.B.S and who works with his various artistic associates to create artworks, in a variety of media from colossal 13m high steel sculpture figures, life-size bronze statues to small limited edition artworks. A4A have their own fabrication workshop and studio bronze foundry based on a small farm on the beautiful rural coastline of South West Scotland.

John McKenna A.R.B.S, a member of the Royal society of British sculptors and a professional public artist for over 20 years. John has lectured in figurative sculpture and 3D design in further education colleges. He was originally trained in a strict traditional academic figurative discipline under the auspices of Dame Elizabeth Frink and always prefers to create sculpture modeled with observed naturalism and empathy with the subject, whilst imbuing dynamic creativity. See John's artworks on his main website at www.a4a.co.uk

Peter Scott Tudhope M.A (Fine Art) assists here at the art foundry. Peter trained at Edinburgh School of Art, studied a fine art degree at the Glasgow School of Art and obtained an MA in Printmaking at Manchester. See some of Peter's artworks at :www.flickr.com/photos/petertudhope

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond
John McKenna and bronze casting
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth meeting