Dan Lobb

Dan studied Fine Art Sculpture at Winchester School of Art, and has an MA in Garden Design and Landscape Architecture. He was featured on the BBC's Gardeners World. He has been teaching for 18 years, primarily at the Arts University in Bournemouth. An RHS show garden judge and member of the Society of Garden Designers.

Describe your approach to teaching

"A gentle, encouraging approach focussing on discussion with the individual to empower independent thinking and exploration. Teaching experience from the Foundation Course fosters lateral thinking and learning through doing."

What inspires your own work?

"My work spans several disciplines, fine art, craft, spacial landscape design, etc. I'm inspired by the Japanese term 'wabi-sabi' and the processes of ageing or 'witness marks' left by interaction."

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