S I M O N A L L E N
Simon Allen was in born in 1967 in Bristol, in the United Kingdom. He completed a Degree in Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art in 1989. Moving to London he initially worked as a technician at Waddington Galleries, and then he went on to train as a gilder at Stewart Heslop Frames, where he became Studio Manager.
Returning to Cornwall in 1994, he started to pursue his own art, and developed his unique gilded wall sculptures which have earned him international acclaim. He now works as a full time sculptor in his studio on the edge of Cornish moorland, near to St.Ives. These bowls are his first presentation of his recent explorations with clay.