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Gavin Cochrane – The Divers Helmet

Gavin Cochrane
The Divers Helmet

Gavin Cochrane

The Divers Helmet

Gavin’s addition to the Underwater Sculpture Trail & Artificial Reef Project is The Diver’s Helmet – a 3m tall, 3.5 tonne mild steel replica of an old-school diver’s helmet. The 5V geodesic sphere that makes the helmet has been constructed using over 600 metal triangles and countless hours of welding.
 
Gavin is an award-winning metal sculpture artist from Perth who has spent over a decade as a metal fabrication tradesman and coded welder, now dedicating his talents and knowledge of heavy metal & light fabrication to his artistic passion!
He started his business, Cochrane Made creations – c.M.c over 7 years ago and has been extremely passionate about making high-end, heavily-detailed and one-of-a-kind sculptures. Some of his most notable pieces being a life-sized metal Thylacine and a Mad-Max inspired Doomsday vehicle, now with a 3m tall Diver’s Helmet at the Busselton Jetty!
 
His work has been showcased at Sculpture by the Bay Dunsborough, Castaways, York, Bayswater, Fremantle and many more locations and exhibitions around Perth and WA .