John Norgate

John Norgate a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths. Trained at Aspreys and Sir John Cass where he also taught for many years. In 2010 he was a gold and silver award winner at Goldsmiths for craftsmanship and design.

Describe your approach to teaching?
I aim to inspire my students to enjoy the experience and the sense of achievement that comes from making a piece of work from a flat sheet of metal.

What inspires your own work?
To be able to look back on a finished piece and say "I made that".

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