Almuth Tebbenhoff was born in Furstenau Germany in 1949. In 1969 she visited London where she studied ceramics at Sir John Cass School of Art. For the next six years she would continue to experiment and make her own ideas of sculpture. She began working with clay and wood until in 1986 when she began working with metal at South Thames College in London. She works mainly with steel, stone, and clay aside from her drawings. “Inspired by process: she loves the way objects of beauty and intrigue can emerge from a noisy session cutting and welding steel, sparks flying in every sense, or from a quieter but no less messy afternoon pushing wet clay around.” She enjoys sculpting because of the hands on work and connections she gets from it.