60 second interview
Q: What is your favourite colour?A: PinkQ: Who first inspired you to start making/ creating and what words of advice did they give you?A: Iv'e always been creative.
I had a great teacher who taught me the basics of working with metal and I did a weeks work experience with Nicholas Wylde in Bath when I was 16 who gave me a great basis to start playing with ideas. Q: Where and when do you most like to work?A: I work in a converted garage which I love as it's my own space to be creative. I originally painted the walls bubblegum pink and realised immediately it was a bad idea. I feel most productive during the day and usually find myself playing with new ideas by the evening.Q: Which season of the year most inspires you?A: SpringQ: What can't you work without?A: My radio, cheesy 80's music and my soldering pick.Q: Whose work do you most admire?A: I love work by Mikala Djorup, Paul Spurgeon and Ruth Tomlinson. I mostly find myself looking at cultural art and jewellery too.Q: What is your favourite piece of fiction and why?A: I really loved the book Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden and The Last Empress by Anchee Min. I love learning about other cultures.Q: What do you do to relax?A: I absolutely love to travel. Whilst waiting for my next get away I also like do a bit of shopping, cooking and a bit of gardening in hot weather.Q: Describe your artistic style in 3 words. A: natural, organic, timeless