Jenny Ayrton – Cast Glass

  Creating cast-glass is a fairly drawn-out process involving a number of stages. Initially I work with great attention to detail, however with the introduction of molten glass each piece takes on a life of its own, and often I have … Read More

Artist Spotlight: Melanie Pike – Jewellery Designer (recycled materials)

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Our first  spotlight of this Winter 2012 show features  jewellery designer  Melanie Pike.  Melanie’s jewellery is quirky, funky and completely original and she assembles carefully selected found componants to create new and unique pieces.  The term wearable art is used … Read More

Jill Desbo – Artist Spotlight

Jill’s Exhibition puppets have caused a bit of a stir in the showroom, they are undoubtably on the dark side of of the fairy tale spectrum, beautifully made and all quite mesmorising!   They have become the anchor points for … Read More

Artist Spotlight: Linda Connelly

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It’s surprisingly hard to find good enamellers so I was really happy that Linda agreed to come and show her work here in the gallery.  The humour and light heartedness of her style is instantly attractive and engaging, but understanding … Read More

Glass Fusing course last Monday night

  Thanks and well done to the girls to made last Mondays glass fusing evening such fun!  We spent a very happy three hours cutting glass and playing with colours and designs and the results were really exellent.   A … Read More

In defence of optimism!

Sometimes I need to get things off my chest and this is one of those days!  I am an unashamed optimist. That’s how I see myself, I had an interesting and spirited discussion in the pub recently with a friend … Read More

Artist Spotlight – Jule Mallett

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I first saw Jules’s work at the Mall Galleries  in London at the beginning of the year.  I liked her work immediately, I really enjoyed the humour but also the ethos behind it.  The obsession todays society has with physical … Read More

The Big Strawberry and all that Jazz!

After all the excitement and the pomp and ceremony has faded away, it’s back to work as usual. The big Strawberry light went up and came down safely and I’m going to hang a little version in Arthurs if you … Read More

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