Trev Clarke trained initially in journalistic photography and worked as a Freelance Photographer. He returned to education and obtained a City & Guilds qualification in stone carving from Dudley College (2003-2006). From 2006 to 2010 he studied for a BA, then MA in Fine Art at the University of Wolverhampton, where he was subsequently Artist in Residence and visiting lecturer. His awards include the Sandvik Award for Excellence in Sculpture (2008). He works as a sculptor and letter carver, producing his own work and assisting other practitioners.