The Hand Of Plato Miniature – Rhyl Hinwood


Dr Rhyl Hinwood AM produced this miniature following installation of her 3500mm high bronze and stainless steel commissioned artwork she produced for the new Mathematics Museum at Ocean View, Estate, Qld,in 2023. It represents the Hand of the Greek Philosopher Plato, holding the five Platonic Solids named after him.
Dimensions: 37cm x 22cm x 18cm
Medium: Bronze
Location: indoor

Availability: 1 in stock

Rhyl Hinwood Bio Image
Rhyl Hinwood
Rhyl Hinwood was born in Brisbane in 1940. She joined the Society of Sculptors Qld in 1967and in 1976 she won a commission to complete the carvings in the Great Court of the University of Queensland. Her work there is now listed on the Registers of the National Estate and Queensland Heritage. Rhyl has produced hundreds of commissioned artworks for Institutions, the Church, Corporations, Organisations and Federal, State and Local Governments as well as for Private clients. Perhaps her most prestigious commission was production the of The Australian Coat of Arms for the House of Representatives in Parliament House ACT in 1987. Rhyl has also produced major artworks in bronze including the RAAF Memorial in Queens Park, The Memorial to Australian Servicemen who served in Korea, Malaya and Borneo in Anzac Square. and St Magnus for the Church of England Grammar School, East Brisbane. From 2016-2019 Rhyl carved several portraits of Benefactors in the Benefactors Gallery and designed and carved thirteen monumental statues for the west end of St john's Anglican Cathedral, in Brisbane. A 1986 Churchill Fellow, Rhyl was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy by The University of Queensland in 2001 and appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2006 for her services to the Visual Arts. She is presently the Patron of Sculptors Queensland.