Ned Jackson SmythDate:
Bankmore Square, Dublin RoadCommissioner:
This work is based on the concept of the Victorian folly, a homage to the loss of so much of the architecture of this period in the city. Made in one piece it is covered with copper leaf forms on top and acts as a focal point in the square.
Ned Jackson Smyth was born in Belfast and trained in light engineering. He later obtained a BA in Fine and Applied Art at the University of Ulster.
He has undertaken public art commissions in Ireland and Europe. He enjoys the challenge of working with local communities on site-specific work. His work has been included in sculpture trails, hospital environments and memorial gardens. He works with stone, bronze, wood and steel.