Terry Hawkins is the creative force behind Loving Slate. Born and brought up in Liverpool, Terry fell in love with the wonderful landscape of the Lake District as a young man.
While walking the fells and valleys of the North Lakes, he developed a deep appreciation of outstanding beauty of Lakeland Slate with its rich texture and olive green hue.
Having a keen interest in nature, he also derived immense joy from seeing birds and animals in their natural Lakeland environment.
Being a talented and creative self taught craftsman, it was perhaps inevitable that Terry would combine his admiration of Lakeland Slate and his love of nature …with incredible results!
Terry has developed a unique layering technique, an innovative and original approach, which he combines with traditional methods of working with slate. He has applied this technique to create commissioned large scale sculptures but also to produce a range of attractive smaller sculpture and pictures which are sold through under the Loving Slate brand.