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Amazon school by artist Alastair Gibson is an engineered inspired sculpture using carbon to create a school of fish. This sculpture shows a school of stylised racing piranha fish mounted on a used FIA legality perma-glass underfloor plank. Sculpture limited to 25 pieces.

Sculpture spec

– Piranhas: Re-engineered from the original ‘racing piranha’ sculpture. These 16 small fish are made from 2 plies / layers 2 x 2 twill of 200 gsm carbon fibre material, photo etched stainless steel, ABS, a vinyl transfer with UV protective clear coat and graphite mounting rods.
– Mounting: FIA legality perma-glass underfloor plank from the Sahara Force India F1 Team part no.13523 0051 01A, Nico Hulkenburg, Australian GP 2015.

Dimensions: L 65cm  W 18cm H 30cm
Weight: 2 kg
Colour options: White, yellow, orange, fluoro orange, red, green, turquoise, blue, pink, fluoro pink,  silver, chrome and gold. (There is always one different colour fish to the rest as there is always a naughty piranha in the school.)

For more information or to discuss a commissioned piece, please contact Deborah@wychwoodart.com

Size: H:30 cm x W:18 cm

Alastair Gibson has unique Carbon Art engineered inspired sculptures for sale with Wychwood Art in their art gallery and online. Alastair was born in 1962 near Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his schooling at King Edward Vll boy’s school followed by two years compulsory national service in the South African army. Exposure to marine life during annual family vacations on the Natal South Coast inspired Alastair to take sculpture classes to show the way he saw interesting fast fish. With an interest in motor racing influenced by his father and an education in balance-engineering, Alastair set off to Europe with an ambition to work in the motor sport industry. This resulted in a career of twenty two years, fourteen of which were in formula one, four as lead mechanic for the Benetton F1 Team and ten as race team chief mechanic for the BAR and Honda Grand Prix Teams. Drawing similarities between modern motorsport engineering and his love for the natural world, Alastair uses his acquired engineering skills and experience to recycle F1 car parts sourced from Grand Prix teams to show his passion for art through his signature medium of carbon fibre sculpture. Alastair’s work has been exhibited world wide and his sculptures have been purchased by collectors in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Middle East and South Africa. Alastair’s work can be viewed in selected galleries, including Wychwood Art, in the UK, the United States, Europe, Russia, Dubai and South Africa. Now in his eighth year as a full time artist, Alastair is being recognised as a forerunner in carbon fibre sculpture and with his team is undertaking a variety of projects including private commissions, installations, a lifestyle product collection. To discuss any works or to commission art by Alastair Gibson, please contact Deborah Allan on deborah@wychwoodart.com or call 07799 535765 / 01869 338155.

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