Exhibitors - Nick Agar     Stand 16
Nick Agar

Go to: Nick Agar's website

Nick Agar is a 'woodturning artist' whose large-scale, multi-textured turned wood sculptures, created at his riverside studio and gallery in Devon, have earned him a reputation for producing highly individual, beautifully crafted art.

Nick has inspired many woodturners with his work and has traveled across the world to demonstrate his skills.

With more than 23 years experience, Nick Agar has a great understanding of his medium. Choosing burrs and intriguing wind blown or dead timber for the majority of his work - exposing nature's treasures beneath the bark.

Inspired by organic forms, pottery, and his natural surroundings, he specialises in hollow forms, large diameter work, and surface enhancement. He is renowned for his wall sculptures in particular. His award-winning work often incorporates carving, weaving and metalwork.

In addition to exhibiting widely and appearing at international conferences both as a demonstrator and a judge, Nick Agar is in constant demand for commissions from collectors, his wide range of clients including HRH Prince of Wales, Dukes, Duchesses and the Royal jewellers, Aspreys. He and his work have also featured on BBC and ITV lifestyle television programmes.

This text was taken from the home page of Nick Agar's website (16 Nov 2011).