The Light Grotto 2019 by Philip Hardaker
The Light Grotto is an installation of unique artwork using the medium of light and assemblage art by Philip Hardaker. It was hosted by Barewall Art Gallery and funded by Appetite Stoke on Trent, to coincide with a major light festival,
The Light Grotto is an installation by Philip Hardaker, kindly hosted by The Barewall Gallery and funded by Appetite.
Since leaving the Royal College of Art in London in 1980 Philip set up his Studio in Stoke in 1983 , working as a self employed artist and educator.
The Light Grotto is a combination of 30 years of exploring light through sculpure. The subject matter within the work relates to environmental issues , ecology , historic events ,preservation of the earth , and love of the potteries . It has both serious intent laced with irony and a strong sense of humour.
Recent work includes works created with Parian a beautiful translucent clay which responds to light exquisitely. The show in on throughout the 3 days of Light Night Stoke on Trent : Burslem Town Centre and closes on Sat 9 th Feb 2019.