Peter Archer

My work evolves through the actual process of making, with each bowl inevitably influencing the next.
All the work is unique although, obviously, there are thematic similarities.
I only use sustainable, temperate hardwoods and prefer to source the timber locally.
Sycamore is an ideal timber for the work I do as it turns, stains and carves very well and, in tree form at least, is very common.

Born 1949

1968 Brighton College of Art
1972 Carpentry and Joinery
1997 Woodturning

Medici Gallery, London 
Artisanat, Perth
Open Eye Gallery
Contemporary Applied Arts 
New Ashgate Gallery
Leeds Art Gallery
Plateaux Gallery Harley Gallery
The Jointure Gallery Chelsea Crafts Fair
Origin The London Craft Fair 2006 Origin - The London Craft Fair 2008
2007-08 INSEAD European Business School, Fontainebleau
2005 Threadneedle/Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year Awards

South East Arts permanent collection, Hove Museum Crafts Council Photostore Index of Selected Makers




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