:: Philip Eglin
- sculptor and ceramicist who lives in Newcastle-under-Lyme and teaches part-time
in Stoke. He won the prestigious Jerwood Prize for Ceramics as the most promising young
ceramic sculptor in Britain, and recently had a
solo show at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
:: Angela Munslow - sculptor and painter. Angela studied figurative sculpture at the Stoke-based
Sir Henry Doulton School of Sculpture (which later was reborn as the Frink).
:: Ian Knapper -
fine hand-carved classic stone fireplaces. Based in Cheadle, near Stoke.
:: Echomap - the sound artist duo of Shaun Bailey and Clive Mollart.
Shaun & Clive created the interactive 'Sound Wall' at the Royal Horticultural Society's 2010 Tatton show, and this sculptural structure
was later re-built at Stoke's Trentham Gardens where it still runs today. The duo are currently making new experimental interactive sound sculptures.
:: This is Love - innovative Christian typographic sculptures made in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent.
:: Ondre Nowakowski - makes large public art in metal.
:: Freeform Studios - computer modelling services for sculptors.
Church Wall Gargoyles
- based in Cheadle. Creator of the statues at the Alton Towers Hotel
and stone carvings in Ugland & Alice in Wonderland at Alton Towers.
Church Wall also run classes at The Potters Barn.
:: The National Stone Centre is based in the nearby Peak District, at Middleton by Wirksworth.
At 2012 they run stone-cutting sculpture courses in: Letter Cutting; Stone Carving and Sculpting; and Stone Masonry.
:: At Summer 2012, South Staffordshire College has a 'Life Sculpture' evening course listed (QLDXCELIFESC) at the Lichfield campus.