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Samuel Souter

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Artwork for Samuel Souter

Ash & yew bedside/side table

Yew & ash circular side table

Detail of English walnut circular side table

Side table in elm, limewood, and a dash of utile; limewood leg frame

Occasional/console table in elm, ash and a dash of utile; leg frame in ash

Detail of occasional/console table

Jewellery/keepsake box in sweet chestnut with ebony keys

Stall/table in ash

Details

Telephone: 
07939320733
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

When designing items myself I tend to gravitate towards a style of woodwork that is quite angular and linear. I like crisp, sharp lines and items that benefit from careful proportions and balance. They're often quite simply designed - I like un-fussy designs myself and so my pieces tend to have a simplicity to them.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

The joy of creativity. The privilege to make for other people. The freedom to design. I spent long enough working in an office, behind a desk; realised it didn't suit me, and now genuinely cherish every day that I spend in my workshop making things!

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Woodworker; furniture designer and maker.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Commissioned items and selling at fairs.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Very little! I undertook one 5-day course at the Peter Sefton Furniture School (Upton-upon-Severn) and a couple of weekend courses at the Williams and Cleal Furniture School (Somerset), but otherwise have taught myself many of the techniques I use.
I worked with listed buildings in my former life (but on the bureaucratic planning side!), but that brought me into contact with restorators and crafts people; I was always particularly envious of the carpenters working on the historic timber-frames, which no doubt helped direct me to what I do now...

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

I've only been running as a full-time self-employed woodworker for a year and a half, so not so many! However, during 2020 I was involved in a number of online exhibitions including the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair (Nov 2020) and Tutton and Young's Made Makers (Oct 2020).

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

None for the time being. Selling through my website and at select craft fairs.

Venues Description: 
SRGS Woodwork, venue 17 my workshop in Collington, nr Bromyard
Venues Confirmed: 
Yes

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