My work can be seen at the following places:
My own small Studio Showroom at my workshop,
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The Courtyard Gallery, Stratford Garden Centre, Clifford Chambers, CV37 8LW every day of the week.
Warwickshire Artisans, The Carthorse Stable, Yew Tree Shopping Village, Pettiford Lane, Wootton Wawen, Henley in Arden
Swift Studio, 21 Bull Lane, Winchcombe, Gl54 5HY. Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 to 16.00
Art in The Park, Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa 13th & 14th August
I’m looking for new locations to exhibit my work, if you like my work and run a Gallery I’d love to talk to you to explore the possibilities further.
From a very early age I’ve tried to spend a portion of each day outside & the inspiration for my work is drawn from the natural world, the constantly changing colours of the sky, sea, land & the organic flowing forms of plants, trees & the varied colours, textures & grain patterns of wood.
I’m a Craftsman, Wood Turner & Maker with an appreciation & love of beautiful things, particularly wood & its organic forms, varied textures, colours & strikingly different grain patterns. In my bespoke work & woodturning I try to utilise, exploit & enhance these natural characteristics by using simple forms, sympathetic shaping & flowing lines. Colour forms an integral part of my work & I use the application of colour, liming waxes & burning to add contrast, texture & depth to my work to highlight & enhance the natural grain patterns.
Design simplicity, form, function & fitness for purpose are important elements of my work especially when working with old, discarded items & materials, I love the character & often hidden charm of these unwanted items & I relish the challenges of working with unwanted materials using them to create new, interesting & functional pieces.
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