Chien Wei Chang

You have been in the UK since 2000, what lead you to take this leap from Taiwan to UK? I used to work in Tiffany & Co. Taiwan for nearly 4 years,…


Peter Hayes Bath

Your studio is in a very ‘special’ place can you share your studio and showroom with us? I converted the old toll house on Cleveland Bridge into a…


Helen Richman

You have an ancient craft that you give a modern take to doing bespoke pieces. Can you give some insight into a small but precious piece you have…


Roger Bennett

Discuss the use of colour in your work. I colour my work with water-based wood dyes, and I finish with three applications of Danish oil which…


Shimara Carlow

Can you expand on your relationship to nature and in particular seed pods in your jewellery? While studying at Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, our…


Catherine Greene

Your work can be found around the world, where is one of the least expected paces you thought it would end up in?  There is work of mine in many…


John K Brown

Can you give a short timeline as to how you became involved in sculpture using salvaged materials? I’ve always wanted to be an artist. As a child I…


César Orrico

When did you first combine wood into your sculptures? I have always been interested in research on the different materials applied to sculpture.…


Ola Shekhtman

Explain your training in St Petersburg in Russia? I was born in Siberia, but when I was 23 I moved to St Petersburg, worked as customs specialist in…


Joan Waters

You began your art training in 1976 when did the use of welded steel begin and how? Some background—I was born in England, and grew up in Baltimore,…


Miles Allen

 Has your art always been geometric and abstract? Apart from the occasional landscape or portrait my art has always been geometric and abstract. It…


Christine Atkins

You work in three mediums, textiles, sculpture and jewellery can you discuss the integration you have between them? Early in my career there was very…


Lanny Bergner

When do you decide which of your work will be large pieces or installation pieces? This varies depending on the exhibition venue. Sometimes I will do…


Vicky Forrester

Can you briefly explain the techniques you use to create an original piece from sketch book to completion? I’m quite playful in my approach to…