Oliver Budd is a second-generation mosaic artist, a part-time lecturer at Chelsea College of Art and one of the leading exponents of the craft worldwide. With literally hundreds of large public and private commissions to his name he devised this book as a way of showcasing the unique talents of his contemporary fellow masters.
Featured in the book are: Emma Biggs, Paul Bull, Trevor Caley, Martin Cheek, Gary Drostle, Elaine Goodwin, Maggie Howath, Tessa Hunkin, Jo Letchworth, Jane Muir and Norma Vondee.
Masters of Mosaic by Oliver Budd
Masters of Mosaic gives an exclusive insight into the work and specialist skills of twelve of England’s premier contemporary mosaic artists.
Each chapter is written by a different artist and gives their unique story, including their inspirations and influences, and how they design, create and install their mosaics. There are also superb colour illustrations throughout, featuring past and present commissions.
Whether you work in stone, glass or ceramic, and are figurative or abstract in expression, this magnificent volume, which explores the work of the best artists in the business, is a must for anyone with an interest in this incredible art-form.