Michael MacMillan Sculptor

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Grapevine pruning inspires World Cup sculpture

24th August, 2011

Upper Moutere artist Michael MacMillan undertook an ambitious sculpture project called Collaboration, using hundreds of wine bottles wrapped around vines and a wine barrel, representing “the cycle of the wine”.

The sculptures will be on display at Richmond Plains until the end of October when the Rugby World Cup finishes.
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Pruned vines used to make giant rugby ball

20th August, 2011

A dozen local artists including Michael MacMillan, David Carson and Marilyn Andrews have used their creative skills to twist, bend and braid pruned vines into artworks.
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Movement in the light

5th June, 2009

Michael MacMillan’s sculptures speak of heritage and history moulded from stone.

It might not be his own heritage, but he still feels a connection with the land he now works from. The Upper Moutere resident is exhibiting at Reflections Gallery at the World of Wearable Arts museum and is part of the gallery’s Autumn Exhibition.
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State-of-the-art place to stay

1st May, 2009

An Upper Moutere couple tell Tracy Neal how they found the perfect outlet for their love of art and hospitality.

Home is where the art is, at least where sculptor Michael MacMillan and his partner, Jackie Crow, are concerned.

The pair are the latest in a line of owners of a historic cottage in Upper Moutere that dates back to 1870.
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Work Featured in World Sculpture News

22nd September, 2006

As part of an article on the magnificent Connels Bay Sculpture Park, Michaels work was featured in the internationally renown World Sculpture News.
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