Being an innovative craftsman fits comfortably with Glen Colechin’s engineering background. With a past career in product design and production engineering, he has a sound foundation with the skills to drive his creative core. “Art is everywhere,” Glen explains. “You need that creative eye to see it. That’s what makes me a good engineer.”
Glen is a full-time Artist and focuses his creative energy on fulfilling his passion and delivering his beautifully crafted sculptures to clambering customers. Glen's wife and daughter, Statues are a big influence in creating artwork along with hearing the passion and excitement in gallery owner’s and customers voices for art. The working of the materials over weeks and months and transforming it into a piece of outstanding art that people love.
At the 2021 Auckland Botanical Gardens Sculpture in the Gardens Awards Glen was awarded the Popular Choice award winner.
Glen Colechin creates indoor and outdoor sculpture sold internationally and throughout New Zealand.