CHRIS KAMPF

CHRIS KAMPF

Chris studied at Leicester Poly gaining a BA Hons in jewellery and silversmithing back in 1988. Designed and made jewellery for three years before joining The Steelworks, which gave Chris a wonderful opportunity to weld various designs: desks, wall art, lighting and a selection of weird animals, all from the Camden Lock gallery. In 1993, a move to Covent Garden and the creation of Rex The Mouse brought a whole new audience which has kept Chris busy for the best part of twenty years. While Rex is still going strong, Chris' eyesight needs a rest from the intricate welding Rex requires.

Larger designs had been brewing in his mind. Garden sculpture was the outcome and the success of the first sculptures in the spring of 2013 gave Chris the confidence give them their own website. Based on natural forms, Chris' simple interpretation of leaves and buds in steel, stand out well against a garden backdrop. His designs have 360 degree interest, framing plants and buildings, while the steel surfaces reflect both sky and vegetation.
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CHRIS KAMPF

Chris studied at Leicester Poly gaining a BA Hons in jewellery and silversmithing back in 1988. Designed and made jewellery for three years before joining The Steelworks, which gave Chris a wonderful opportunity to weld various designs: desks, wall art, lighting and a selection of weird animals, all from the Camden Lock gallery. In 1993, a move to Covent Garden and the creation of Rex The Mouse brought a whole new audience which has kept Chris busy for the best part of twenty years. While Rex is still going strong, Chris' eyesight needs a rest from the intricate welding Rex requires.

Larger designs had been brewing in his mind. Garden sculpture was the outcome and the success of the first sculptures in the spring of 2013 gave Chris the confidence give them their own website. Based on natural forms, Chris' simple interpretation of leaves and buds in steel, stand out well against a garden backdrop. His designs have 360 degree interest, framing plants and buildings, while the steel surfaces reflect both sky and vegetation.
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