About Barry

Barry Grove has been carving large stone projects for over 20 years and since graduating with a BA(Hons) in Design from Dundee Art College in 1989 has been specializing in traditional Scottish carving. Barry is internationally regarded as one of the finest large stone sculptors working today. He has worked closely with Historic Scotland and respected experts in this field on a variety of projects over the years as well as accepting numerous private commissions which includes commissions by the Royal family, large international corporations and high-net-worth private clients.

Barry currently lives and works on the Tarbat Ness peninsula, Ross-shire, Scotland.


Architectural projects:

Sir James Gowans LodgeEdinburgh
Restoration & construction of extension to house

Gowanbank SteadingBathgate                                
Restoration stone work, carving architectural details for a complex designed by Sir James Gowans

The SanctuaryHighgrove Estate, Gloucestershire
Carving Pictish lettering for lintel stone on the estate of HRH The Prince of Wales

Turf roofed BothySound of Jura
Construction & decorative carving of Bothy on Eilean Mor MacCormick


Public Commissions:

Inverclyde CouncilGreenock
‘Prospect & Trust’, 37 ton mixed media sculpture for the regeneration of Inverclyde

Tarbat Discovery CenterPortmahomack
Reconstruction of various Pictish stones for new museum

The Hilton stoneRoss-shire
Largest commissioned single relief reconstruction of a Pictish stone in over 1200 years


Private Collection:

HRH Prince of Wales, Lord & Lady MacMillan, various collectors from New York, London, Czech Rep.