Bibliography

Philomena escorts HM Queen around the Chelsea Harbour Sculpture'93 exhibition, London. Sponsored by P&O

Philomena escorts HM Queen around the Chelsea Harbour Sculpture'93 exhibition, London. Sponsored by P&O

Philomena working on a sculpture in bronze titled "Fairway" commissioned by Sir Peter Michael CBE for Donnington Valley Hotel & Golf Course, Newbury, UK.

Philomena working on a sculpture in bronze titled "Fairway" commissioned by Sir Peter Michael CBE for Donnington Valley Hotel & Golf Course, Newbury, UK.

EXHIBITIONS/GALLERIES

  • The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: London: 1989

  • The Bircham Gallery Sculpture Garden: Kings Lynn: Norfolk: January – July 1990

  • Art in Action: Waterperry: Oxford: 1990

  • The Bow House Gallery: Barnet: Hertfordshire: 25 October – 11 November 1990

  • The Bow House Gallery: Barnet: Hertfordshire: 13 June – 7 July 1991

  • Sculpture at Margam: Margam Sculpture Park: Wales: 1991

  • Art in Action: Waterperry: Oxford: 1993

  • Chelsea Harbour Sculpture 93: Chelsea Harbour, London 1993

  • Woodlands Gallery: Blackheath: London: 1994

  • RWA Galleries: Bristol: 1994-1996

  • One Woman Show: Coopers & Lybrand Atrium Gallery: London: 1997

  • Well Hung Gallery: Notting Hill Gate: London 1998

  • Art 2000: Henley on Thames: Oxfordshire: 2000

  • Coombes Fine Art: Tower Bridge: London: 2000

  • Betina Fine Art: Dorchester Hotel: London: 2001

  • ‘Unrelated’: The Study Gallery: Poole: 2002

  • RWA Galleries: Bristol: 21 October – 30 December 2012

  • The Jerram Gallery: Sherborne: 21 September – 9 October 2013

  • RWA Galleries: Bristol: 9 October – 27 November 2016

  • SWA: Mall Galleries London: 4 July – 9 July 2017

  • RWA Galleries: Bristol: 1 October – 3 December 2017

  • SWA: Mall Galleries London: 25 September – 30 September 2018

  • RWA Galleries: Bristol: 6 October – 25 November 2018

CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Rhino Rescue: Lot 55: Sotheby’s: 26 October 1987

  • Art at Work in Milton Keynes: Milton Keynes Development Corporation: August 1990

  • Milton Keynes: Image and Reality: Terence Bendixon: 01 November 1991p.193

  • Buildings of England, Buckinghamshire: Nikolaus Pevsner, Elizabeth Williamson, Geoffrey K. Brandwood: Penguin: Second edition 1994 p.116

  • Chelsea Harbour Sculpture 93: ISBN 10: 09521/ ISBN 13: 978 09521 59209

  • James Butler R.A Sculpture: Philomena Davidson: Richard Hagen: 1995

  • Public Sculpture of Staffordshire and the Black Country 2005

  • Celebrating Moore: Works from the collection of the Henry Moore Foundation: Lund Humphries Publishers, London: 2006 p.58

  • The Royal Mint Advisory Committee on the Design of Coins, Medals, Seals and Decorations: In celebration of the 250th meeting, 03 June 2008

  • Peter Matthews: London’s Statues and Monuments: Shire Publications: 2012 p.57

  • Delight: Celebrating a decade of public art on Regent Street: The Crown Estate 2014

  • Rachel Barnett: MK50: Public Art & Creative Writing 2016

  • A Statue for Mary, The Seacole Legacy: Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal: October 2016

  • The Leathersellers’ Tapestry: Published 19 April 2017

ONLINE

SPECIAL EFFECTS

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

  • Sara Payne: Real Life Art: The Times Educational Supplement: 05 June 1970 p.71

  • Are you someone with something to say?: The Daily Telegraph Magazine: No 326: 22 January 1971:p27

  • Sculpture is pupils’ reward: St Augustine’s Church: Heelands: Milton Keynes: MK Citizen: Friday 08 May 1981

  • Cast of thousands: RA Summer Show: MK Citizen: 18 June 1987

  • In the presence of royalty: King Philip the second of Spain: Armada Anniversary celebration: Greenwich King Philip II of Spain: Armada Exhibition: Maritime Museum: Milton Keynes Mirror: Thursday 28 January 1988

  • Guild goes to the capital: Milton Keynes Craft Guild Chairman Philomena Davis: MK Herald: Friday 12 August 1988

  • Philomena Davis at MK Exhibition Gallery: Diary: City Arts: Milton Keynes: 1989 p.20

  • Sculptor’s unveiled!: MK Citizen: Thursday 27 July 1989

  • Art in the bushes: Milton Keynes Gazette: 03 August 1989

  • Creations come closer to home: Magic Carpet Ride: Milton Keynes Mirror: 03 August 1989

  • Mayor figures it out: MK Citizen: Milton Keynes: Thursday 03 August 1989

  • Mothers of invention: City Arts: 1989 p.23

  • Simon Bowker: Monster success for Phil: MK Herald & Post: Thursday 21 December 1989

  • First woman President: The Daily Telegraph: Thursday 17 May 1990

  • Mrs Philomena Davidson Davis has been elected President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors: Court and social: The Daily Telegraph: 03 May 1990

  • Sally Staples: Sculptress carves her path to the top: The Sunday Express: 15 July 1990

  • Breaking the mould: Arts and Entertainment: Prospect: Milton Keynes: October/November 1990 p.42

  • John Lovell: English sculptor to give city’s Water Girl a sister: Portland Press Herald: Portland Maine USA: 27 January 1990

  • Social News: The Daily Telegraph: Wednesday 06 February 1991

  • An exact replica: London Weekly: The Times: Friday 08 February 1991

  • The Guardian: Wednesday 06 February 1991

  • Phyllida Shaw: Chipping away at traditional values: Arts Management Weekly: 05 March 1992 p.2/3

  • Public Art changes hands: Milton Keynes Messenger: April 1992 p.10

  • Country Life Frontispiece: Vol.CLXXXV11 No. 10: 11 March 1993

  • P&O Harbour the very best in Sculpture: Wavelength: May 1993

  • Art in the Cities: Models of Innovation: Cities Management: May/June 1994 Vol 1 No 6 p.18

  • Art Review Reader Day: June 1993

  • Big Busts: The Observer: 13 June 1993

  • Jonathan Donald: Queen previews sculpture show: Kensington News: 16 June 1993

  • Paul Barker: Harbour Masters: Evening Standard: 17 June 1993

  • Richard Cork: Airing their differences: Sculpture at Chelsea Harbour: The Times: 18 June 1993

  • John McEwen: On the Costa del Chelsea: The Sunday Telegraph: 20 June 1993

  • Etcetera: The Royal Academy Magazine: Summer 1993

  • Antony Thorncroft: Sculpture regenerated: Off the Wall: The Financial Times: 24 June 1993

  • Brian Sewell: Things to do with industrial waste: Evening Standard: 15 July 1993 p.30/31

  • A riverbus fit for a Queen: Royal visitor arrives at Chelsea Harbour: Wavelength: July 1993

  • Tessa Thomas: My speciality: The Financial Times: Saturday 23 October 1993

  • Medals that break the mould: The Independent: 26 August 1994

  • Simon Tait: Sculpture: How the Royal Society of British Sculptors got back in business: The Sunday Times: Weekend: Saturday 20 May 1995

  • Carving a niche: Business Daily: The Scotsman: Friday 16 June 1995

  • Antony Thorncroft: Sculpture regenerated: Off the Wall: Weekend: The Financial Times: 24 June 1995

  • Mary Sara: Sculptors help firms reshape their image: Business Post: Yorkshire Post: Thursday 27 June 1995 p.13

  • Philomena Davidson Davis: Present Day Sculpture: Arts Club Journal: Spring 1995 p.20

  • Maggie Brown: Sculpture is unexpectedly in the news: The Independent: 21 June 1995

  • Simon Tait: Sculpture: How the Royal Society of British Sculptors got back to business: Carving out a new reputation: The Sunday Times1996

  • Robin Stringer: Take a walk with history: Evening Standard: Monday 08 January 1996 p.28

  • Moore’s daughter loses fight for his art: The Daily Telegraph: 08 March 1996 p 3

  • John Rendall: Gerald Laing sculpture preview: Hello Magazine No 402: 13 April 1996

  • Win an arty day out at Chelsea Harbour: Chiswick Gazette: 14 June 1996

  • Win an arty day out at Chelsea Harbour: Gazette (Greenford & Northolt): 14 June 1996

  • Win an arty day out at Chelsea Harbour: the Gazette Hammersmith Fulham & Shepherds Bush: 14 June 1996

  • Leslie Geddes-Brown: Sculpture the poor relation: The Spectator: 06 July 1996

  • John Parry: Old China reflected in new steel: The Times: 15 August 1996

  • Sculptures unveiled at Donnington Valley: Newbury Weekly News: 17 October 1996

  • Art and Golf: two major sculptures to be unveiled at Donnington Valley: Berkshire Life: 17 October 1996

  • Flight of the Valkyries: Estates Gazette: 19 October 1996

  • Philomena Davidson Davis: Edith Cavell Statue by George Frampton (1860-1928): Masterpiece of the Month: Art and Craft: October 1996 p.23

  • Becky Barrow: Classic story of success: Sunday Business: 20 October 1996

  • Alan Piper: Back in good shape: The Insider: Mail on Sunday: 20 October 1996

  • Student’s sculpture design is a winner: Wolverhampton Express & Star: 16 January 1997

  • Clive Fewins: Today’s fine garden sculpture owes more to Moore than Rodin: Garden Gallery openings: The Financial Times: 29 March 1997

  • How to get the look: Design directory: Style: The Sunday Times: 27 April 1997

  • Dalya Alberge: All women shortlist takes Turner by surprise: Home news: The Times: 18 June 1997

  • John Parry: Don’t be afraid of ridicule: ARTS: The Spectator: 16 January 1999

  • Philomena Davidson Davis: The future is in our hands and our fingertips: National Campaign for the Arts: Arts News: Winter Issue 2000 p.16

  • Llloyd George to get statue honour: Evening Standard: 04 January 2001

  • Suffragette Pankhurst will take place of honour at Westminster: The Sunday Times: 21 January 2001

  • Controversy hits plans for new Trafalgar Statue: Londoners Diary: 28 May 2003

  • A different kind of sculpting: Gallery: Art Newsletter: Issue 02 May 2005: Capital Commitment: Land Securities

  • Stuart Flitton: Campaign for Seacole statue: The Times: 22 March 2006

  • Stuart Flitton: Mary Seacole memorial a step closer: The Times Online: 01 August 2006

  • Stuart Flitton: Artists and Sculptors called to honour Crimean heroine: The Times: 24 July 2007

  • Selection Panel named for Mary Seacole memorial: Jamaica Information Service: 26 July 2007

  • New Memorial Commission: The Art Newspaper No 191: May 2008

  • Mary Seacole memorial should inspire nurses: The Times: 25 June 2008

  • New Memorial Commission: Modern Painters: June 2008: p.102

  • New Memorial Commission: Frieze Magazine: Listings: Issue 116: June July August 2008

  • Chris Green: Memorial to Crimea’s black nurse in danger: The Independent: 25 January 2010

  • Mary Seacole Statue at St Thomas’ Hospital approved by councillors: SE1: Wednesday 25 April 2012

TV & RADIO

  • OMNIBUS: The Royal Academy of Arts: Producer Richard Marquand: BBC 1 Recording 03 May 1972

  • Jenni Murray: Woman’s Hour: BBC Radio 4: 14 June 1993

  • London Today: Queen Visits Chelsea Harbour Sculpture Exhibition: ITV: 16 June 1993

  • London Tonight: Queen visits Chelsea Harbour today: ITN: 16 June 1993

  • Entertainment UK: Turning heads at London’s exclusive Chelsea Harbour: Thames television: 16 June 1993