British-Cypriot Glass maker from south London, UK. Brooks first came into to contact with glass while studying Three Dimensional Design at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK. Once graduating, Brooks worked for several studios in and around London, such as Smithbrook Glass Blowing Studio and Sandfish Ltd, eventually apprenticing in hot glass with glass maestro Simon Moore. After carrying out an Artist in residence post at UCA, he had the opportunity to apprentice in glass cutting with Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg, in Paris, France. Since, he has worked at Rothschild & Bickers Ltd and as a freelance cold worker in the London area. Wanting to focus on his own practice, Brooks moved to the USA to study for his MFA at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA. After completing his MFA, Brooks took a job at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University in Philadelphia, as the studio technician of the glass department. He has now returned back to London after 3 and half years in the USA. Brooks has work in permanent collections and has exhibited internationally in Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Italy, USA, Germany and UK.He has also won scholarships to attend masterclasses at the Penland School of Crafts, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Toledo Museum of Glass.