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Gordon Adams

Gordon Adams


Preferred Medium: 
Preferred Style: 
Figurative, but slightly surreal
Describe the extent of your talent as an artist: 
For a view of my style visit the Gallery pages on my website: www.directcarving.com
Describe your early memories of your emerging talent as an artist?: 
When the world was young my family moved to Malta for a few years. With no English TV, my mother encouraged us kids to draw, on anything, even on the white-washed kitchen walls, if we were good enough. Then, when I was five I won a prize for a horse made out of matchsticks and spuds. I was on my way...
Formal Training: 
Foundation Art & Design - Scarborough
Teacher training (Art) - Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Admired Artists: 
Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Costantin Brancusi, Jean Arp.
Role of figurative art: 
My recurring themes are Mother & Child, the female form, and scenes from the Bible.
Favorite Gallery: 
Tate Modern
Other Interests: 
Music (all sorts except pop, rap, hip-hop), riding motorcycles and maxi-scooters.
A one line summation of your relationship to art: 
Direct carving is my preferred method of sculpture.