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About michael chaikin
Based in Penzance, United Kingdom. member for 11 Years
Mike Chaikin has been making sculptures for at least 20 years. He Graduated from Falmouth Art College in 1990 with a BA(Hons) in fine art.
He has lectured in kinetic sculpture in Hawkesbay University, New Zealand and had exhibitions in Hamburg, Paris , Brighton and London.
He has appeared on TV and his work has been shown on the Discovery Channel, BBC (a program called Downshifters) his sculpturer has appeared on Blue Peter and is on permanent display at The Eden Project and has been the Artist in Residence in Torquay and numerous other places.
He has made pieces for theatre companies notably Forkbeard Fantasy and Kneehigh as well as designing and making props for Film - he was asked to make a copy of the first ever 2000 year old steam engine and his fountains have appeared at Hampton Court flower show where the exhibit won a silver medal.
His work is in private collections including that of Ellen Macarthur the round the World yachtswoman.
Before that he was a doctor of medicine.
He lives and works in Cornwall with his wife, Susie and daughter, Lola.