Working in a disused stone quarry surrounded by wildlife, HELEN NOCK creates most of her outdoor sculptures, tables and birdbaths from reclaimed slate, mainly from Cornwall. Into this she inlays sea-worn glass, pottery shards, pebbles and other found objects as mosaics, often evolving a narrative within each piece. Having been brought up in the old ways of ‘make-do-and-mend, she delights in making beautiful and practical objects, each carrying the stamp of her personality, but without using materials that cost the earth.
She has used the quiet periods of Lockdown to develop new work in her stone-quarry workshop. So, in addition to a few of her inlaid slate tables from ‘SEEING THE LIGHT’, these are some of the new additions ~