Albert King was born in Mildenhall in 1932 and attended local schools. After leaving school at 14 his father found him work in the Engineering trade which included blacksmith and wood work.
Soon after that time Albert became restless and moved into civil engineering and, after a while, went into industry as a wood machinist. In the early 1950’s Albert started woodcarving and sculpting for his own pleasure and had two exhibitions, one in 1968 and another in 1970.
In 1970, Albert started full time earning a living from his carvings and sculptures. This continued until 1977 when, for personal reasons, he returned to regular employment. During his years of full time employment Albert exhibited at the Cloisters Gallery, Bury St Edmunds in 1993, 1994 and 1996 and has also displayed his work at Pensthorpe Wild Fowl Park Gallery.
Working as a civil Servant for the MOD Albert retired in November 1997. During his working years Albert was busy studying and creating new ideas and is now able to pursue his love of woodcarving on a full time basis.
Albert cuts and seasons all his own timber which is locally grown, such timber as Walnut, Yew, Holly, Lime, Cherry and Oak. His work is always signed with a crown.
Holly wood sculpture
5in (12.7cm) high x base length 12in (30.5cm)
Peace (Holly) is presently out of the gallery, However we would be pleased to check on availability? without obligation.
Sycamore with Pyrography finish
15in (38.1cm) high x 10½in (26.7cm) base
Sycamore wood sculpture with Pyrography finish
17½in (44.5cm) high x 8in (20.3cm) diameter base
Sycamore Wood Sculpture
6½in (16.5cm) high x 17in (43.2cm) base length
Elm Wood Sculpture
4¼in (11.4cm) high x 19¾in (50.2cm) base length
Limed Ash wood sculpture
5½in (14cm) high x 20in (51cm) long
The Goose Bowl is presently out of the gallery, however we would be pleased to check on availability? without obligation.
Walnut Wood Sculpture
4½in(11.4cm) high x 17½in(44.5cm)base length
Walnut wood Sculpture
13¾in (35cm) high x 12in (30.5cm)base
Ash wood sculpture with Pyrography finish
17in (43.2cm) high x 16in (40.6cm) base
Sycamore wood sculpture
7in (17.7cm) high x 22in (55.8cm) base length
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