Bob Crooks is one of Britain’s most highly recognised leading glassmakers and we are delighted to represent him at Primrose Gallery. Bob is renowned for the high quality, skilfully executed dynamic forms and surfaces that he has been producing over the last twelve years. Continuously thinking of original and challenging ideas, his work has been exhibited in Italy, China, Scandinavia, Australia and the USA, as well as across the UK.
Each piece is designed, handmade and finished by Bob. He prefers not to use moulds to create the forms or surfaces achieved. In all of his work, Bob exploits the many properties of the material through refraction or reflection, sharpness or softness, transparency or opacity.
Within the range of production work made, Bob has consciously developed work that is, because of the nature of different applications, a one-off - he says that it is not possible to make two pieces identical. These 'unique' pieces create a dramatic statement. Closer inspection reveals intricacies which demand one's eye