Davin Butler is the youngest of 3 siblings, all of whom have inherited their father Liam’s ability to sculpt creatively in Copper.
He started sculpting in his teens and is now continuing to do so part-time, while working in web development. He has travelled around Canada, where he worked in an art gallery exhibiting art from the First Nations community. He was inspired by the art there, especially the many tribal face masks. He began creating masks of his own when he returned to Ireland. He draws inspiration and techniques from the rest of the family and focuses mostly on nature, the ocean, and people. His ‘Heart on the line’ and ‘Hold on to your Heart’ sculptures express the range of emotions that come with a long distance relationship. He likes tribal and mythological art, and tries to blend this into the medium of copper sculpture.
Davin Butler has also been experimenting with applying different patinas to his sculptures which you can see in ‘Blue Moon’, where he has created different shades of blue for the sea and moon.
This is indicative of his eagerness to experiment and learn. As time goes on, he defines his style more and more. His work has been displayed in galleries across Ireland. If you would like to commission a sculpture from Davin, please get in touch.