k u .co. mind our y think re #IFeelBetterWhen Art Assessor 78 Trevor Bent Born in Leicester, Trevor inherited his passion for shaping wood from his father and his love for sculpture naturally followed. He achieved an honours degree in Fine Art Sculpture at Falmouth University then moved to Italy having been awarded the Gulbenkian Prix De Rome Scholarship. He returned to the UK as a travelling lecturer and was later recruited to open a ce-ramics studio at King Edwards School in Bath. In 1977 Trevor became CEO of a specialist distributor of tools and opened his studio in Leicester. A member of the Leicester Society of Artists for many years, he became Chair in 2015/16, in which capacity he judged The Independent Schools Association Student Art Awards. His special interest is Art and Symbolism portraying ancient and modern beliefs His work is in collections in the UK, Italy and Portugal , including The Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. www.leicestersocietyofartists.co.uk/lsa-artists/ Trevor-Bent.php