South Hams School of Woodturning
East Cornworthy, Totnes
Phone: 07974 829120
Mobile: 07974 829120
Woodturning artist Nick Agar’s large-scale, multi-textured turned wood sculptures, created at his riverside studio and gallery in Devon, have earned him a reputation for producing highly individual, beautifully crafted art.
Nick has inspired many woodturners with his work and has traveled across the world to demonstrate his skills
With more than 23 years experience He has a great understanding of his medium . Choosing burrs and intriguing wind blown or dead timber for the majority of his work, – exposing natures treasures beneath the bark.
Inspired by organic forms, pottery, and his natural surroundings, he specialises in hollow forms , large diameter work, and surface enhancement .He is renowned for his wall sculptures in particular. His award-winning work often incorporates carving, weaving and metalwork.
In addition to exhibiting widely and appearing at international conferences both as a demonstrator and a judge, Nick is in constant demand for commissions from collectors, his wide range of clients including HRH Prince of Wales, Dukes, Duchesses and the Royal jewellers, Aspreys. He and his work have also featured on BBC and ITV lifestyle television programmes.
Nick is Patron of the Max Carey Woodturning Trust
He is an elected member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, and a Registered Professional Turner. A member of the AWGB and AAW
he has also been made Honorary member of several woodturning clubs.
He gives demonstrations/lectures and is a Tutor and Authur (Woodturning Evolution by Nick Agar, David Springett and Foreword by Jacques Vesery)