beth-cullenProudly born in Stoke on Trent to business woman Judith Vincent, and painter entrepreneur James Cullen in 1970, in a close and happy home.

Studied at John Moores in Liverpool, and on to postgrad at the Royal College of Art, which was a springboard on to the London art scene, with two of the London Parks Showing her work consecutively.

She then showed in many exhibitions in the capital and around England, Commercial site specific sculpture for her home town of Stoke on Trent.

She honed her craft working in foundries and producing works for Edwardo Paolozzi, Elisabeth Frink and Alberto Giacometti.

For eight years she was lucky enough to work closely as a Studio Assistant with the legendary Mike Bolus, for another champion Sir Anthony Caro. With Tony she worked on large scale projects working with Sir Norman Foster on the Millennium Bridge, Richard Rodgers, The Tate Gallery, and working on shows at the Venice Biennale and Marlborough Gallery New York, and the Baptistery Chapel of Light Bourborg France.

In 2004 moved to Norfolk where she pursued her other love, of property renovation and design.

In 2005 moved to Marlow and developed and opened The Hand and Flowers, to support her husband Tom Kerridge who achieved one Michelin Star in 2006. Renovated and opened letting rooms in 2007, and in October 2011 Kerridge and Cullen made history by being the first pub to win Two Michelin Stars.

Kerridge encouraged her to Carrara in 2010, to study the technique of marble carving with the Italian artisans. This was a turning point in her work, where she had the joy of time to reflect and consolidate her work.

This pivotal point in her work, and with fire in her belly, she is drawing on the experience of developing a successful business in the recession, and using her practical and aesthetic abilities to launch new work in an exhibition in Hoxton, East London in 2014.