Williams works almost exclusively in egg tempera - a painstaking, exacting medium in which egg is used instead of linseed oil as the binding medium. He trained at Farnham College of Art and Portsmouth University and is a member of the New English Art Club, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Pastel Society.
McCrum’s work is a potent fusion of the ancient with the modern. She works primarily in stone, from which some pieces are also cast in bronze. Initially influenced by archaeological finds and by the work of Brancusi, Hepworth and Moore, her sculpture also contains oblique references to the landscape and fauna around her homes in Devon and Gozo.
Daniel Agdag is an artist and filmmaker based in Melbourne, Australia, whose practise sits at the nexus of sculpture and motionography.
Marioni burst onto the international glass scene aged nineteen, becoming famous for his sophisticated glass objects, which evoke the rich tradition of classical Mediterranean pottery and bronzes. Marioni has training in Venetian glassblowing techniques with some of the greatest masters in contemporary glass.
One of a handful of glass-blowers in the world who focus solely on figurative sculpture, Elliot sculpts in molten glass using the Messello technique. Working this way requires extreme dexterity, speed and precise temperature control. Elliot chooses to sculpt in glass mainly for the material’s immediacy and transparency and for the intensity of the sculpting experience.
Kurt Jackson MA (Oxon) DLitt (Hon) RWA was born is 1961 in Blandford, Dorset. He graduated from St Peter’s College, Oxford with a degree in Zoology in 1983. While there, he spent most of his time painting and attending courses at Ruskin College of Art, Oxford.
One of the few sculptors who casts his own work, Laurence Edwards is fascinated by human anatomy and the metamorphosis of form and matter that governs the lost-wax process.
Makoto Kagoshima (b. 1967) is based in Kyushu, the southern island of Japan. He first encountered clay in his grandfather’s workshop and later trained as an artist studying ceramics at college. He encountered numerous influences in contemporary European design through collaboration and employment before dedicating his life to clay at the age of 35.
Malene Hartmann Rasmussen is a Danish artist living in London. She works with mixed media sculpture, making and arranging multiple components into complex narrative tableaux of visual excess. She tries to create a place beyond reality, echoing ancient myths from the Nordic Lands.
Brown first became captivated by the distinct character of urban architecture and how it affects human interaction in Bath, where he first studied in the mid-1980s on an art foundation course before graduating from Manchester Polytechnic.
Tuesday Riddell’s work takes us down to the forest floor and a glorious insight into the world that captures her imagination, that ethereal nocturne where all cycles of life and death carry on with rarely a watchful eye.