Wirksworth Festival 2015

Here are a few examples of work I made for Wirksworth Festival Art And Architecture weekend. It was a great weekend as usual, loads of visitors and a real buzz in the town. I am gradually stocking up my Etsy Shop with remaining stock, so if you didn’t get chance to come along or you want to have another look, go to my ETSY SHOP

To find out more about Wirksworth Festival or to see what is happening over the next two weeks go to the Festival Website

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Arts Award Discover at the Level Centre

Over the Autumn Term I worked as an Arts Award Adviser to plan, deliver and support a group of Learning Disabled Young People to explore two of the Level Centre’s exhibitions ‘Pulse’ and ‘Small World’ Here are a couple of links to document Arts Award.

Click on image below to download and view evidence of one of the participants Arts Award .

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Click on the image below to see the Arts Award journey at the Level Centre; the highs, the lows and some of the outcomes.

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If you want to find out more about the Level Centre, go to their website http://www.first-movement.org.uk/index.php/home/arts-projects/level-centre1

Work is now on show at Contemporary Ceramics in the heart of Bloomsbury

Work is now on show at Contemporary Ceramics  over the Christmas period.
Contemporary Ceramics Centre is opposite the British Museum in the heart of Bloomsbury.
The Contemporary Ceramics Centre is dedicated to showing the best in contemporary studio ceramics and will continue to exhibit the work of members of the Craft Potters Association, the only national body representing ceramic artists and potters in the UK.

For more information about the ceramics centre go to their Facebook or http://www.cpaceramics.com/

Open Mon – Sat 10:30 – 6.00

63 Great Russell Street
Bloomsbury
London WC1B 3BF

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Work now in Cuckoo Cuckoo Contemporary Gallery- Hastings

My package of work arrived safely at the Cuckoo Cuckoo Contemporary Gallery in Hastings. Make a visit if you are in the area, the gallery looks great and has some lovely work exhibited. I’ve sent a clock, jugs, teapots, cups, butter dish, small dishes, abstract vessels and a large dish.

http://cuckoocuckoo.co.uk/

Cuckoo Cuckoo Contemporary Craft Gallery
@2, Westhill Arcade, George Street, Hastings, UK

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A good time had at Christmas Artist sale In Wirksworth

What a lovely start to the Christmas season, Wirksworth was buzzing! The Christmas market brought lots of people to our sale. Great atmosphere and good sales!Here’s a few images.

Wirksworth Artist Christmas Event

Yes it’s that time of year again! A little earlier than usual as this year we are joining the Christmas Market organised by Wirksworth Traders this Friday 23rd. We will also be open Saturday 10am-3pm. We have been invited to use the shop space where the Old Vintage Rooms were. The space is about to be transformed! So we have a great empty space to enjoy. Mulled wine and Christmas nibbles, possibly a bit of live music (still working on this!) and great Art.
Exhibitors include myself, Dan Marsh, Gina Marsh, Julia Vaughan, Simon Vaughan, Beth Bowie, Gavin Repton, Richard and Rachel Sammels Moore.  (ceramics, Jewellery, Wood,Metal work, Paintings, Photography and Illustration)

I have some of my usuals, but I’ve also been making some smaller items suitable for Christmas Gifts, including Ladles, spoons, mini vessels and vases, small clocks, light pulls, figures, brooches, rings and pendents.

Work delivered in time for christmas!

Ropewalk Gallery in Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, DN18 5JT
Click here to go to Ropewalk Gallery web page

The Ropewalk is a great place to visit, with a Gallery and shop area, museum, workshops, events and cafe.

Midas Gallery in Lincoln
26 Bailgate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AP, England
Click here for Gallery Details and address

Cuckoo Cuckoo Contemporary Crafts Gallery in Hastings
I look forward to delivering work to Cuckoo Cuckoo Contemporary Gallery in Hastings for early December
Unit 1, 43A George Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3EA
http://cuckoocuckoo.co.uk/

ALSO for anyone living or visiting the Cornwall area, I now have 3 galleries in Cornwall stocking my work, please contact me for a list to find out the closest.

A productive week!

Been loving some time to just make pots! Getting a few orders together for Christmas period,so really need to crack on and get firing!

Small clay dishes ceated at St Werburgh Primary School

Over the last two weeks I visited after school Art Club at St Werburgh Primary School in Spondon. We made some small dishes, which are now fired and cooling!

Pupils really loved making a finished piece but it was great to see them enjoying free play with the clay, challenged to create a group of objects on a theme, we had a scene of London, with the London Eye, Big Ben, and double decker bus! We had a forest full of all sorts of creatures.