Hannah Sofaer studied at Goldsmiths College, Chelsea College of Art & Design before her Masters in Fine Art and Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. One of the first of 50 artists to make work during the first sculpture symposium in Tout Quarries and helped to save the quarry from further mineral extraction. She set up the stone carving courses in Tout Quarry. She is a visiting Tutor in Art Colleges / Universities and has shown work in galleries, other sculpture parks as well as one off projects such as Art By Pass. She has been commissioned to create work / public art in UK, Singapore, Northern Spain. Hannah is skilled in the selection of stone for individual ideas and has extensive knowledge of direct carving and stone carving techniques (drawing directly with tools), helping students to achieve a high standard of work. Hannah was admitted to the Freedom of the Worshipful Company of Masons in 2016.
Paul Crabtree studied at Bradford Regional College of Art and Fine Art Sculpture at the Central School of Art & Design. Paul trained as a stone conservator at the British Museum where he worked with limestone and low relief carvings from the Egyptian Department and including block figures from the Duke of Northumberland’s collection. Paul has a MA in Art and Design and Education from University of London Institute of Education and also holds a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Applied Architectural Stone Work from Weymouth College. Paul was admitted to the Freedom of the Worshipful Company of Masons in 2016.