Amanda Zoe

Amanda Zoe is a designer maker and qualified teacher who studied metal at University of Brighton and returned there for PGCE. Amanda shares her time between teaching jewellery making, and designing and making her own work which she exhibits at galleries and contemporary craft shows. She is a member of the Sussex Guild.

Describe your approach to teaching

My teaching approach is enthusiastic. My subject is exciting and I enjoy sharing this with my students. Watching them gain in confidence and develop their skill is a great reward.

What inspires your work

I am inspired by Sussex, the beauty of its land, sky and seascapes, the colours, textures patterns and forms. Pebble, wave, plough lines as pattern. The changing seasonal palette.

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