Jo Heatherbell - Sculpture in Oamaru stone


Jo Heatherbell // Sculpture in Oamaru stone


Jo is completely self taught. Around four yrs ago she was given a couple of blocks of Oamaru stone, and has not been able to leave it alone since. Over the years Jo has spent a great deal of time in our National Parks and has developed a real passion and respect for the birds and bush. Her challenge is to recreate the peace and serenity she sees around her.


Click on the small images to see larger views of each.

Performing Seal - click for larger view Kotuku - click for larger view Slumber - click for larger view Caught in a curve - click for larger view


The whiteness adds a beauty, even to the most simple of designs. Apart from a drill, all the pieces are etched with hand tools. Each block has it's own character, and finding the fossils is just another part of the fun!


Please enjoy this on-line exhibition then feel free to contact Jo direct to order available sculptures or commission new work.


Jo Heatherbell

Toru Street


Ph +64 3 540 3554



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