Michael Turner has recently been interviewed for the very stylish country ‘Hampshire Life’ magazine heres a snippet of the the Hampshire life article below.
‘Hampshire is a county rich in deep rural countryside with the glittering Solent fringing the southern coastline of the region. The intricate network of small towns and villages is joined together by winding lanes. It is off one of these lanes, between Lymington and Sway that you will find a dusty gravel track leading to Setters Farm.
Here you will find a group of outbuildings occupied by various craftsmen and women and a small bakery that pumps out the most glorious smell of warm dough and jam each morning. Michael Turners’ small studio is positioned on the corner and in the cooler months an old oil drum can be found with a fire burning in it where people go to warm up and discuss their various projects and latest commissions.
It is here that Michael Turner is able to unleash his creative streak and mastermind his next piece of extraordinary sculpture. From his laid back demeanor it is hard to imagine Mike wrestling with intense mathematical equations, reviewing his designs with an overwhelming intensity and ploughing through extensive and exhaustive research material, all the attributes of a talented stainless steel sculptor with an expanding reputation for his significant level of technical ability and craftsmanship, and the ambitious nature of his stunning works’.
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