Roberta was born in the West Country and although originally training as a Graphic Designer…
Ben Baker is a wire artist based in Falmouth. Ben studied at Hereford College of Art where he developed his three-dimensional, illustrative style of sculpture.
Ben draws on a lifetime of living on the South West coast and twelve years of experience working as a boat builder to create his iron wire wonders, which focus on coastal and sea creatures as well as boats and the culture that surrounds them.
Many of the pieces are interactive, utilising mechanisms made of cranks, levers and nylon threads, so the viewer can animate the scene by simply turning a handle.