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If you are interested in one-to-one, courses or talks, please contact me at: or through the 'Contact' form.

Amber works as a Sussex based Creative Facilitator, running craft courses for adult learning, charities, private and community projects.

Courses include: marquetry, furniture restoration, mosaic and crochet. 



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Workshop/ Craft Experience


2024                        Associate Lecturer, Chichester College Group

2023                        Craft Workshop Facilitator, Maxilla Mens Shed

2023                        Craft Workshop Facilitator, Making It Out Charity

2023                        Sessional Tutor, East Sussex College Group

2023                        Sessional Tutor, Kent Adult Learning

2023                        Sessional Tutor, Acres Learning

2021-2022             Prince's Trust, Enterprise Scheme Participant

2019                        Participating Artist, BBC Programme ‘Home is Where the Art is’ S1E9

2017                        Participating Artist, Artwave Festival, Sussex

2016 – 2018          Deputy Team Leader Laser shop Marquetarian, Silverlining Furniture Group LTD

2016                        Lycée Jacques Brel student representative, Les Journées Européennes des Métiers d'Art, Château de Grosbois

2015                        Duke of Edinburgh Assessor, Woodcarving

2015                        Tour Guide Assistant, Farley Farmhouse

2014                        Marquetry Demonstrator, Warwickshire College Group

2013                        Restoration Assistant, Out of the Dark Social Enterprise

2013                        Workshop Assistant, Charlie Whinney Studio

2013                        Green Woodworking Assistant, Stanton Park Public Seating Project

2012                        Workshop Assistant, Workshop of Yannick Chastang

2011                        Restorer, Pew Restoration Project

2011 – 2013            Chair of the Furniture History Society at BNU

2011 – 2018            Article Contributor, Guild of Master Craftsman Publications


Heritage Experience


September 2013             Museum Assistant, Gordon Russell Design Museum

August 2013                   Museum Assistant, Bakelite Museum

March 2013                    Student Conservator, Wilton House

July 2012 -

September 2012            Conservation Assistant, The Foundling Museum

July 2012                        Museum Assistant, Chiltern Open Air Museum

September 2011 -

May 2013                        Object Handling Assistant, Wycombe Museum



2015-2016            Restauration de Meubles Anciens Conservation de Patrimoine, Option Marqueterie at Lycée des métiers Jacques Brel, Choisy-le-Roi

2015-2016            DMA2 Diplôme des Métiers d'Arts, 2ème année, Section Marqueterie at École Boulle

2011-2014            BA (Hons) Furniture: Conservation, Restoration & Decorative Arts at Buckinghamshire New University - First Class Honours

2010-2011            UAL Level 3: Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Eastbourne Vocational College - Merit

2010-2011            UAL Level 3: Award in Drawing at Eastbourne Vocational College – Pass


Other Training and Courses

  • Infection Prevention and Control (including COVID-19) – Highfield Training 2020

  • Leadership and Management Training - 20Twenty Leading Business Growth Programme Participant 2018

  • Marqueterie de Paille Traineeship - Ateliers Lison de Caunes, Paris 2017

  • Fire Safety Training Course – Fireline Protection Ltd 2016

  • Woodcarving Short Course – Buckinghamshire New University 2012

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