Andy Parkin studio in Chamonix destroyed by fire
- Sunday 11th December 2016
Dec 11th; 2016
The well-known alpinist and artist, Andy Parkin, has lost his Chamonix studio in a fire.
Andy Parkin trophies.
Andy Perkins, a fellow Chamonix resident and guide, reports on his website (click here) that Parkin’s studio which was located in Les Praz, the Moulin des Artistes was totally destroyed by fire on Friday night. It is understood that Peter Stellzner and Anati Graetz also lost their studios.
Many will know Andy Parkin’s work not least the trophies which he makes for the Kendal Mountain Festival from recycled materials.
Andy Perkins reports that a crowdfunding initiative has already been set-up to raise monies to replace the destroyed studios. Click through here to read more about the crowdfunding initiative and to contribute.