Ben Quail - printmaker Painter - Gardendesigner -facilitator 07807663799 -email@example.com
I create fresh, vibrant images in printmaking and mixed media using linocut screen print etching and collage. I also run community art and print workshops: as Bittern Design and Rural Mural Co: I design and facilitate community art and garden design projects.
My 2017/18 events Diary is on Events 2016 on my website
I work in east Suffolk uk and am a member of Beccles open studios scheme and Norwich printfair. I also exhibit in national print fairs and east Anglian galleries Craftco southwold ferini gallery pakefield. I am available to run a community event printmaking course or residency help make an artwork with your community or design a wildlife garden for you put on an art show or talk or other events /art purchases.
I am also an author and my latest book can be found at http://bookstore.xlibris.com/AdvancedSearch/
Garden Design Projects
College Design for client garden 2012
Formative design ideas for college Design2012 brief included play area vegetable growing and formal beds.
transect and 3D elavation and play structure college design 2012 (Woodbridge)
3 big Paintings from Lewisham Arthouse Retrospective 2007: Sparrows nest triptych
Jubilee day residency St Mary's primary school 2013 key stage 2 Now displayed in School Hall. Canvas Print
Community Art Club Activities 2009-2014 printmaking 3D Design
Print Tyger Tyger chosen for front cover of A Fairly Natural History Alphabet published by www.Xlibrispublishing in april 2013 available from beccles books Craftco and xlibris
I am a freelance printmaker painter designer and facilitator of eco art projects. I recently completed studying garden design at Otley college (UCS Suffolk).graduating in July 2016; I work from sketchbooks and visual diarys and research to produce colourful humourous and graphic linocuts screenprints and etchings. I also use collage and mixed media to create large seascapes and landscapes where I live, Lowestoft in Suffolk UK. As a student of garden design I researched enhanced green corridors and public art within green corridors. eg along cycle routes/ childrens play areas. I helped Lowestoft children create a ceramic mosaic mural for their school garden in 2015. I have also designed wildlife gardens within community centres (thornton house Bradford) and worked on allotment design projects. Contact me for garden design/community project /practical maintenance work and to book me for print classes or residencies or to view or purchase fine art prints and paintings or to discuss an exhibition proposal 01502349833/07807663799 firstname.lastname@example.org 39 windsor rd lowestoft Suffolk NR33 0BP
Degree Ba hons Norwich 98 2.1 Fine Art (Media)
PGCE (16plus) Norwich College. 2000.
Landscape and Garden Design foundation degree UCS Otley 2011-2016
Previous qualifications include HND design Crafts North Essex 87 distinction, among other practical courses: Amenity Horticulture HND York 1992-6