André Masters

Trading as ALL HANDMADE      

Telephone: 01622 609386                                    

Commercial URL: www.andremasters.co.uk       Fine Art URL: www.mastersandmunn.co.uk    

Email: info@andremasters.co.uk                         Email: enquries@mastersandmunn.co.uk

 
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Career Highlights

Associate Art Teacher - Benenden School, Kent  

Award Winner - WINNER of the 'Customer Service Award' as part of the 'KENT INDEPENDENT TRADERS AWARDS 2015.

Award Winner - WINNER of the 'Creative Business of the Year' award as part of the 'KENT INDEPENDENT TRADERS AWARDS 2014.

Click for details:  www.kentindependenttraders.co.uk/2014-results

Consultant Artist - 'CAKE & BAKE SHOW 2014' - Exhibition (Manchester & London) - Food prop specialist consultant.

Featured Artist - 'WWF - THE LIVING PLANET CENTRE' - Exhibition (Woking) - Credited for the design and fabrication of seven bespoke bronze animal casts made in association with MAIDSTONE MUSEUM working towards a truly interactive experience for the whole family.

  

Award Winner - WINNER of the Global 'Rising Star' category at the '3D PRINT SHOW' 2013 - 2014.

Featured Artist - Exhibition centrepiece designed and fabricated by MASTERS AND MUNN in association with IPF for the London and Paris '3D PRINT SHOW 2013 at the 'BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE, London and the CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE, Paris.    

Featured Artist - Published in '3D ARTIST' Magazine (Issue 65'ARTIST BLACKSMITH', 'COMPUTER ARTS', 'CAKE MASTERS', 'DIGIT' and 'ARTMAG' Magazine.

Consultant Artist - 'PAT MARSH SHOW' BBC Radio Kent - Food prop specialist consultant. 

Featured Artist - Digital articles: 'PIXOLOGIC', 'MOLD3D', 'FABBALOO', '3D PRINTING INDUSTRY', 'STRATASYS', '3DERS', '3D PRINTS OF THE WORLD', 'IPF''3D PRINT SHOW 2013' Exhibition (London/Paris), '3D MAKER INSIDER', 'D2M SOLUTIONS', 'ART OF THE DAY' 'DAILY ART MUSE' the 'DAILY MAIL' and the 'NEW YORK DAILY NEWS' to name just a few.

Guest Artist - 'SPARE PARTS' Exhibition (London) 2012.

Guest Moderator - 'The Arts Institute' Bournemouth - BA (Hons) Modelmaking.

Guest Lecturer 'The Arts Institute' Bournemouth, The University for the Creative Arts' Farnham, 'St.Helena Media Arts College' Colchester and 'The Society of Practical Engineers' Newbury.

Consultant Artist R.H.S. CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2010Silver Gilt medal winner. Commissioned by Thomas Hoblyn to design and make nine bespoke copper life size figurative sculptures for the 'Foreign and Colonial' Garden featuring the Cunagonde sculpture collection.

Consultant Artist 'GUINNESS WORLD RECORD' attempt - In association with 'Miss Behave'.

Consultant Artist - 'DIET COKE FILM FESTIVAL' - Launch night event in aid of the homeless charity SHELTER.

Consultant Artist - 'EAT ME' Thames Festival live performance event in association with Sharon Baker and C.J.Munn.

Consultant Artist 'STAND UP TO STOP SUICIDE' - Charity comedy night for C.A.L.M.

Creative - Art Director - 'POP WORLD' - Advertising - Published in 'DIGIT' and 'COMPUTER ARTS' Magazine.

Creative - Art Director - 'BLIND ART' - Self initiated public art and educational project working with the Leatherhead School for the Blind in associations with Woburn Wildlife Park and Chessington World of Adventures.

Creative - Art Director 'WORLD CUPPA' - Advertising - BIMA Award - Best Entertainment Website. 

Creative - Art Director - 'PUMA AG INTERNATIONAL' - Advertising - D&AD Award - 'Installations and Digital Media' in the Interactive and Digital Media Category.

 

Freelance Employment: 2016 - 2017

Artist - 'JOIE DE VIVRE GALLERY' - Representation - Cobham, Surrey

Artist - 'THE WORLD'S MOST IDENTICAL STRANGERS' - (Series) - Channel 4 Television Corporation, London - Sculpture Specialist Consultant

HOD/Lead Modeller - 'IOD PRODUCTIONS LTD' - Head of Department - Puppet Hospital/Maintenance

3 Mills Studios, London 

Associate Art Teacher - Benenden School, Kent

Freelance Employment: 2015 - 2016

Associate Art Teacher - Benenden School, Kent 

Artist - 'SCULPTURE EXHIBITION' - Surrey Sculpture Society - Ightham Mote, Kent

Artist - Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd - 'BOY MEETS GIRL' - (Series) - London/Manchester

Artist - BBC Three Counties Radio - 'MARK FORREST SHOW' - (Radio) - Prenatal Lifecasting Specialist Consultant

Freelance Employment: 2014 - 2015

Artist - Invictor Grammar School (CREATIVE PRACTITIONER) - Lifecasting Workshop - 16 students - Kent

Artist - 'SCULPTURES IN THE GARDEN' - (Exhibition) - Surrey Sculpture Society - RHS Wisley Gardens, Surrey

Artist - 'CAKE & BAKE SHOW 2014' - (Exhibition) - Exhibition - Manchester & London

Artist - BBC Radio Kent - 'PAT MARSH SHOW' - (Radio) - Food Prop Specialist Consultant

Freelance Employment: 2013 - 2014

Artist - '3D PRINT SHOW' - (Exhibition) - In association with I.P.F. (Industrial Plastic Fabrications Ltd) - London/Paris

Artist -  'WWF - THE LIVING PLANET CENTRE' (Exhibition) - In association with Jason Bruges Studio - Woking, Surrey

Artist 'GODINTON HOUSE' - SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL - (Exhibition) - Ashford, Kent

Model Maker - DB Props Ltd - 'WORRICKER - TURKS & CAICOS' (BBC Television Production) - Shepperton Studios/London

Freelance Employment: 2012 - 2013

Artist - Priscilla Sutton - 'SPARE PARTS' - (Exhibition) - London

Artist - 'GODINTON HOUSE - SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL' - (Exhibition) - Ashford, Kent

Artist - Woburn Safari Park - Education Centre (Exhibition) - Bedfordshire

Artist - Fire & Iron Gallery - 'AMESBURY ARCHER STATUE' (Bespoke Sculpture Commission) - Leatherhead, Surrey

Artist - Sky Arts Channel - Story Vault Films - 'OBJECTS OF DESIRE' - (Series) - London 

Model Maker - Games Workshop Limited - (Exhibition) - Nottingham 

Freelance Employment: 2011 - 2012

Model Maker - Kate Bush - 'MISTRALDESPAIR' - (Music Video as part of '50 Words for Snow') - London

Model Maker - Caroline Summerfield - Fine Artist - (Exhibition) - London

Artist - 'LILFORD GALLERY' Representation - Canterbury, Kent

Artist - Roffey Homes Ltd - (Architectural Sculpture Installation) - Worthing, West Sussex

Artist - 'FAIRFAX GALLERY' Representation - Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Freelance Employment: 2010 - 2011

Artist - 'JOANNA MAY GALLERY' Representation - (Endangered Species Collection - Exhibition from 2010 to 2012) - Wiltshire

Artist - Endemol - 'SUPER SIZE vs SUPER SKINNY' - (Series) - Kent

Artist - East Malling Horticultural Research Station - 'RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2010' (Bespoke Sculpture Commission) - Thomas Hoblyn and the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust) - Kent

Freelance Employment: 2009 - 2010

Artist - East Malling Horticultural Research Station -  'RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2010' (Bespoke Sculpture Commission) - Thomas Hoblyn and the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust) - Kent

Guest Speaker - The Society of Practical Engineers - Newbury

Guest Lecturer - St Helena Media Arts College - (CREATIVE PRACTITIONER) - Colchester

Artist - Richard Quinnell - Blacksmith Artist - (Exhibition) - Kent

Guest Moderator - Arts University College Bournemouth - (BA) Hons Model Making (CREATIVE PRACTITIONER) - Bournemouth

Guest Lecturer - University for the Creative Arts - Farnham - (BA) Hons Animation (CREATIVE PRACTITIONER) - Hampshire

Freelance Employment: 2008 - 2009

Model Maker3 Mills Studio -  'FANTASTIC MR.FOX' (Feature Film - Pre-Production) - London

Freelance Employment: 2007 - 2008

Model Maker 3 Mills Studio -  'FANTASTIC MR.FOX' (Feature Film - Pre-Production) - London.

Model MakerMillennium FX - 'DOCTOR.WHO' (Series) - Chesham, Buckinghamshire.

Model Maker - Rainbow Productions - 'TELETUBBIES' (Stage Show) - 'ROARY THE RACING CAR' (Promotion) - Windsor Avenue, London.

Model Maker - Passion Pictures - 'SONY' (Commercial Research & Development) - 'UNITED AIRLINES' (Commercial) - Rathbone Place, London.

Artist - Tullo Marshall Warren - 'C.A.L.M. CHARITY AWARD' (Promotion)  81 Kings Road, London.

Armourer Miss Behave (Artist) - 'GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS' (Exhibition)  Rome

Model Maker - Partizan Ltd - 'UNKLEJAM - VIRGIN RECORDS LTD' (Music Video)  40/42 Lexington St, London

Model MakerAnimated Extras - 'SIR TREVOR MACDONALD' Caricature Puppet (Exhibition) - Prop Department, Shepperton Studios.

Model MakerNexus Productions Ltd - 'CALVIN HARRIS - SONY BMG' (Music Video) - Shoreditch High Street, London.

Freelance Employment: 2006 - 2007

Prosthetic Application - Ecosse Television Productions Ltd - On set make-up application for TOM HARDY'S character JACK DONELLY in 'CAPE WRATH' (Series) - Maidstone Studios, Kent.

Model Maker - Future Films Ltd - 'MAX & CO' (Feature Film) - Romont, Switzerland.

Model Maker - Rainbow Productions - 'NODDY' (Stage Show) - Windsor Avenue, London.

Life Caster - Sharon Baker (Artist) - 'EAT ME' (Exhibition) - Fir Tree Road, Epsom, Surrey.

Life Caster - Silver River TV - 'SAY NO TO THE KNIFE' (Series) - Brook House, Torrington Place, London.

Model Maker - Wish Films Ltd - 'JIM JAM & SUNNY' (Series) - Prop Department, Elstree Studios.

Creative/Art Director - Head - 'ENGLAND ALL STARS' (Advertising) - Percy Street, London.

Model Maker - David Balfore - 'ELIZABETH:THE GOLDEN AGE' (Feature Film) - Prop Department, Shepperton Studios.

Animation Rigger - Partizan Ltd - 'DAIRYLEA' (Two Commercials) - Westbourne Grove Mews, London.

Freelance Employment: 2005 - 2006

Model Maker - Richard Hooper - 'THE LAST LEGION' (Feature Film) - Armoury Unit, Pinewood Studios.

Animation Rigger - Passion Pictures - 'DURACELL' (Two Commercials) - Rathbone Place, London.

Model Maker - Channel 4 Television - 'KITCHEN NIGHTMARES' (Series) - Horseferry Road, London.

Animation RiggerTandem Films - 'RIBENA' (Commercial) - Cross Street, London.

Model Maker - Asylum Models & Effects - 'ESUVEE' (Commercial) - Thornsett Road, London.

Freelance Employment: 2004 - 2005

Model Maker - Asylum Models & Effects - 'POT NOODLE' (Commercial) - Thornsett Road, London.

Model Maker - Richard Hooper - 'DOOM' (Feature Film) - Armoury Unit, Pinewood Studios.

Model Maker - Pemberley Pictures Ltd - 'PRIDE & PREJUDICE' (Feature Film) - Costume Props, Shepperton Studios.

Life Caster - 'DIET COKE FILM FESTIVAL' launch night event in aid of the homeless charity SHELTER - London

Animation Rigger - Tandem Films - 'TESCO' (Two Commercials) - Cross Street, London.

Life Caster - Warner Bros. Productions Ltd - 'BATMAN BEGINS' (Feature Film) - Stunt Department, Shepperton Studios.

Model Maker - Slinky Pictures Ltd - 'STALK' (Short Film) - Old Trueman Brewery, Brick Lane, London.

Model Maker - Academy - 'INTELLIGENT FINANCE' (Commercial) - West Central Street, London.

Model Maker - Campbell Doyle Dye - 'INTELLIGENT FINANCE' (Commercial) - Utopian Village, Chalcot Road, London.

Creative/Art DirectorGregory Bonner Hale - 'PUMA AG INTERNATIONAL' (Advertising) - Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris.

Freelance Employment: 2003 - 2004

Creative/Art DirectorGregory Bonner Hale - 'PUMA AG INTERNATIONAL' (Advertising) - Wembley Commercial Centre.

Model Maker - Slinky Pictures Ltd - 'THE BITE' (Short Film) - Old Trueman Brewery, Brick Lane, London.

Model Maker - Richard Hooper - 'ALEXANDER' (Feature Film) - Armoury Unit, Pinewood Studios.

Model Maker - Asylum Models & Effects - 'STELLA ARTOIS' (Commercial) - 'FIMBLES' (Series) - Thornsett Road, London.

Model Maker - Chris Corbould - 'TOMB RAIDER 2' (Feature Film) - Special Effects Unit, Pinewood Studios.

Life Caster - Full body life cast of  TOM HARDY (Exhibition Demonstration) at  IMATS 2003Business Design Centre, London.

Freelance Employment: 2002 - 2003

Model Maker - Artem Limited - (Costume Prop) - Perivale Industrial Estate, Horsenden Lane, Middlesex.

Model Maker - Asylum Models & Effects - 'MIND HUNTERS' (Feature Film) - 'VISA' (Commercial) -'KRONENBOURG' (Commercial) - 'HALIFAX' (Commercial) - Thornsett Road, London.

Model Maker - Denis Russo Associates - 'MR.FIZZY' (Commercial) - Clapham Road, Stockwell, London.

Model Maker - Slinky Pictures Ltd - 'AIRWICK' (Commercial) - Old Trueman Brewery, Brick Lane, London.

Property Master - Vision Sound Ltd - 'CO-OP' (Commercial) - Old Compton Street, London.

Freelance Employment: 2001 - 2002

Model Maker - Asylum Models & Effects - 'BOB THE BUILDER' (Stage Show) - 'PEUGOT' (Commercial) - Thornsett Road, London.

Creative/Art Director - Chessington World of Adventures - (Promotional Advertising) - Chessington, Surrey.

Model Maker - John Wright Model Making - 'ENGIE BENJY' (Series) - Leonard Lane, Bristol.

Graphico New Media: 2000 - 2001

From January 2000 to June 2001 I was employed by Graphico New Media Ltd as an in-house illustrator and graphic designer producing line art, character designs, print, concept visuals and story boards for C.D. or D.V.D. games and interactive websites for a diverse client base including B.M.G, Universal, Pepsi, Nike and Music Innovations. In addition to contributing to work published in Digit and Computer Arts Magazine.

Programmes used, Illustrator 9, Photoshop 6, Freehand 9, Flash 4 and 3D Studio Max 3.1

Freelance Employment: 1999 - 2000

Creative/Art Director - Denis Russo Associates - 'POP WORLD' (Advertising) - Clapham Road, Stockwell, London.

Model Maker - Farrington Lewis - 'CHICKEN RUN' (Feature Film) - Bedminster, Bristol.

Model Maker - P.M.C. Pictures - 'GEKO' (Short Film) - Poland Street, Oxford Circus, London.

The Puppet Factory: 1996 - 1999

Whilst working for the Puppet Factory I gained all round experience completing over 40 commercials, each one demanding it's own unique skills and processes, covering most aspects of the model animation industry. Other responsibilities included interviewing prospective employees, training new technicians and supervising on a wide range of animation, live action and stills shoots, In addition to representing the company on foreign locations.

Freelance Employment: 1995 - 1996

Model Maker - Aardman Animations - 'CHEVRON' (Commercial) - Gas Ferry Road, Bristol.

Model Maker - Asylum Models & Effects - 'VW POLO' (Commercial) - 'SWISS TELECOM' (Commercial) - 'HOTPOINT' (Commercial) - 'NISSAN' (Commercial) - 'COLD LAZARUS' (Short Film) - Aslett Street, Wandsworth, London.

Model Maker - Dark Studios - 'MUTANT CHRONICLES' (Feature Film - Production Suspended) - Prop Department, Shepperton Studios.

Model Maker - Freeborns - 'BRITE TELECOMMUNICATIONS' (Exhibition) - Cobham Way, East Horsley, Surrey.

Model Maker - Image Animation - 'PROTEUS' (Feature Film) - Prop Department, Pinewood Studios.

Model Maker - The Cutting Edge - 'CHEWITS' (Commercial) - Worton Road, Old Isleworth, London.

Further Education: 1991 - 1995

Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design:

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Design Model Making

Reigate College of Art & Design:

BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design

Additional Information

Member of 'The Surrey Sculpture Society'.

Member of 'The Association of Lifecasters International'.

First Aid Awards Ltd - 'Emergency First Aid at Work' Certification - 3rd February 2016 to 2nd February 2019 - QCF Level 2 Certification. 

Enhanced DBS Certificate approved - 24th July 2015.

British Red Cross - 'Emergency First Aid at Work' Certification - 28th March 2013 to 27th March 2016 - HSE approved.   

Fire & Iron School of Blacksmithing - Research and Development Training.

Ethical Taxidermy - Research and Development Training.

References

Mark Bennett - Managing Director (Retired) - Graphico New Media Ltd - (Print Copy) 
Simon Quinn - Managing Director (Ceased Trading) - The Puppet Factory - (Print Copy)
Denis Russo - Director - Clapham Road Studios Ltd - (Verbal/Print Copy)
Thomas Hoblyn - Director - Thomas Hoblyn Garden Design Limited - (Verbal/Print Copy)
Andy Joule - Senior Lecturer - University for the Creative Arts, Farnham - (Verbal/Print Copy)
Caroline Hambley - Head Teacher of Art - Invicta Grammar School, Kent - (Verbal/Print Copy)   Philippa Futrell - Head of the Art Department - Benenden School, Kent - (Verbal/Print Copy) 

NOTE:

Private commissions for individuals or organisations are not listed in the curriculum vitae. Photographs in the galleries that fall into this category are listed as 'Private Commissions'.

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