I am trained as a fine furniture maker and have also worked with various artists and on theatre sets.
Please take a look at my CV….
2013 – 2014 David Savage School of Fine Furniture
2005 – 2008 University of Manchester
Upper Second Class Honours in History of Modern Art
2012 – 2013 Building and Running bar space, Berlin
Our collective took on the role of creating (building and running) a bar space within the Brunnen 70 club space. The space changed every month and featured various artistic installations, a labyrinth, and giant board games.
2010 Wwoofing, Sweden
Living within an Amish community, I learned how to drive working horses in order to plough fields. As there was little electricity, I learned how to live in a self sustaining manner – growing my own food and using wood for fuel.
2009 Artist Assistant for John von Bergen, Berlin
Learnt a lot about the mould making process by making silicone moulds the manipulating them into strange forms and creating fibre glass/polymer gypsum casts.
2008 Scenic Artist at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Focused on the in-depth practice of painting and texturing backdrops and floors.
2004 – 2005 Teaching Art/Literacy, Accra
Worked as a teacher and introduced two after school classes each week on reading and art.
2010 – Short Taxidermy course.
2010 – Book binding course.
2009 and 2010 – Intensive courses on prosthetics for film and TV.
2008 – Completed 120 hour TEFL course.
John Von Bergen, Artist, Berlin
Daren Millman, Senior Craftsman, Rowden Farm Workshop, Devon.