Nina is a Norfolk born sculptor who has been
stonecarving and teaching for most of her adult life. In 2018 she was
awarded The City and Guilds, Gold medal of excellence for her contribution to
the teaching of craft, and as the Senior Stone Carving Tutor at the City and
Guilds of London Art School she has taught generations of the nations most
talented stone and wood carvers. Nina's work can be seen throughout the UK. She
runs a successful stone carving studio based on the beautiful Holkham Estate.
You can view Nina's work on Instagram and ninabilbey.com
Charlotte has been lettercarving for over 30 years.
She trained at the City and Guilds of London Art School and with Richard
Kindersley, Ralph Beyer, Incisive Letterwork and her step father David Baker.
She works on a wide range of commissions from small scale carvings to large public art commissions. She was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship in 2015 to travel to Greece and Italy to study the ancient inscriptions of Greek and Roman Empire. She is also a Trustee of the Lettering Arts Trust.
You can see more of her work on instagram, and www.making-marks.com
Charlotte will be providing the food for the duration of the workshop. She is a wonderful chef who makes the most fantastic vegetarian food and snacks. She will make sure that we eat well with a colourful selection of home made meals to keep us going during the workshop. You may know her from The Travelling Bluebird food van found at a number of Norfolk festivals over the last few years.