Born in 1965, Bob Crooks trained at the West Surrey College of Art and Design between 1985-1989, taking a year off during this period to work with former Master Glassmaker of Whitefriars Glassworks, Covent Garden in London.
Following this, Bob Crooks set up First Glass in 1990 in Gloucestershire before relocating to Devon in 2002.
Bob has exhibited work widely in the UK and abroad. He is renowned for not only the high quality of his work, but also the originality and dynamism of his designs, and the resulting surfaces of his pieces due to his techniques.
Each piece is handmade and cannot be replicated.