Always the Sea: Alex Booker

Alex Booker has a family history steeped in the sea and navy - and he makes prints inspired by that. Here he is at work in his studio, going through the entire process of making a woodcut print. https://vimeo.com/143560030   You can find his work (and order online) at bookerprinthouse.com

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Why arts in school?

"What are the arts for? Why do we encourage creativity? Why do we teach children to play, to perform, to paint?" This is a very old question - one which a cultural leader in Britain  has just made a very direct statement about: the Arts Council Chief Executive  in the Times Educational Supplement.   Key advantages of …