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 something I first started at age 10. More details at www.themarquetryshack.com Pictures are selling well and I had a big exhibition in Sarasota, Florida in December, 2013, as well as 3 shows in Chelsea, London in 2013 and 2014. I have recently also received an award from Aspect magazine for 'Unique Art and Design 2015'. Most of my work is produced from my own photographs, with some also in collaboration with other professional photographers. You can find my work on facebook, twitter and most importantly my website: www.themarquetryshack.com
I am a member of HandmadeinBritain and American Arts Marketing.
I am very proud of my Romany heritage and am a member of the DFE Gypsy Roma Traveller Education Steering Group.

Ian Smith          After years of working in the public sector, I am now working full time producing marquetry pictures,