The Artists

There is an extraordinary and unique mix of traditional sculpture, amongst cutting-edge and experimental work in the beautiful surroundings at the Old Rectory.

Carole Andrews

Carole Andrews

Carole Andrews is a Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors and exhibits widely around the country including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.  Her work is held in private collections in the UK, Middle East and Europe.  Commissioned pieces include the Marie Curie Trust and Shell Petroleum, among others.

Hilary Arnold-Baker

Hilary Arnold-Baker

After a recent visit ot the Bauhaus in Dessau, Hilary Arnold-Baker was inspired anew by the architectural purity and simplicity of the Masters’ Houses.  Her pieces are intended to reflect this, whilst also working on a practical level as nesting  boxes and feeding tables for wild birds, following RSPB guidelines.

Diana Barraclough

Diana Barraclough

Diana Barraclough studied ceramics at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art under David Ballantyne, before working with David Leach in Devon and Mary Rich in Cornwall. She subsequently set up her own studio in Berkshire. On a recent trip to Cornwall she was inspired by a murmuration of starlings moving in wonderful patterns, jostling for position for their night’s roost.

Alison Berman

Alison Berman

Alison Berman is a sculptor based in Oxford who finds beauty and humour in the unexpected, often including an element of metamorphosis or wordplay in her work.  Figure Fountain: Three suggests women as vessels collecting water and sharing gossip at the well, a moment of fun in their daily routine.

Mike Bigland

Mike Bigland

Mike studied sculpture for over 2 years attending courses at West Dean College, followed by 3 years studying jewellery design and manufacture at Birmingham University Jewellery School.  His work in stainless steel explores the essential elements of form and structure through modern materials and joining processes.

Adam Binder

Adam Binder

One of Britain’s leading wildlife sculptors, Adam has a signature fluid style of simple lines and flowing forms depicting both movement and emotion that beautifully captures the essence of his subjects. Working primarily in Bronze with earthy rich patinas, Adam’s work is recognised and collected all over the world.

Lucy Birtles

Lucy Birtles

Lucy Birtles came to Ceramics as a mature student, completing a BA in 3D Design (Ceramics) at the University of the West of England in 1994. Thanks to her time as a pottery technician at Stroud College, her understanding of process became essential to her work. She finds particular inspiration in hand building pots which evolve into ‘families’ as she makes them, taking shape as almost human forms.

Ivan Black

Ivan Black

David Booth

David Booth

David Booth is a member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors (MRBS). His career highlights include site-specific sculptural installations for curators PATCH London, “The Collective” at the House of St Barnabas, Artful at Berkeley Square House in Mayfair and for FLUX 2016 at The Old Truman Brewery, London.

Shaun Brosnan

Shaun Brosnan

Shaun Brosnan is an internationally renowned sculptor, creating hand beaten, sheet lead, bas-relief sculptures and panels. He was recently elected ARBS (Associate Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors). Shaun is hugely inspired by the sculpture of ancient Greece and Rome and the way in which we can understand the whole buy looking at a fragment.

Ambrose Burne

Ambrose Burne

Ambrose Burne is a designer maker based in the Welsh Marches. He specialises in high-quality forged architectural ironwork and sculptural objects that fuse contemporary ideas and design principles with traditional craft techniques to create elegant and durable products.

Matthew Burt

Matthew Burt

Matthew Burt trained at Rycotewood College and then as an apprentice to Richard Fyson of Kencot, Oxfordshire. In those early years, Mathew was immersed in the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts movement and influenced by the Cotswold Group of Craftsmen. He continues the tradition into the 21st century.  Matthew is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.

Jeni Cairns

Jeni Cairns

Artist /garden designer Jeni Cairns is inspired by the nature that surrounds her countryside home and studio. Winning gold at RHS Hampton twice, she is always looking to explore new ways of working and creating. Jeni works in a variety of media but often favours metal with a patina and history within it.

Fiona Cambell

Fiona Cambell

Fiona Campbell is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Somerset, UK. Her mixed-media installations reflect an interest in relationships within the natural world, its interconnectedness and life’s cyclical persistence; often in a state of emergence, growth or metamorphosis. Fiona’s sculptures can be seen as drawings in space, the linear structures and layers becoming a form of 3d mark making.

Tessa Campbell Fraser

Tessa Campbell Fraser

Having studied at Chelsea School of Art, Tessa Campbell Fraser established herself through the 80s and 90s as one of the country’s leading equestrian and landscape painters.  A dedicated interest in animal anatomy led her to shift her focus to sculpture. Her work is in collections worldwide, including H.M. the Queen, HRH Prince Fahd Salman, The House Cavalry and Knutenberg Safari Park in Denmark.

William Carr

William Carr

The kinetic sculptures William Carr creates explore the relationship of geometry and form interacting in their environment. The natural flows and influences of interactions in our world are demonstrated through the complex geometry and balance of the pieces. Previous works include pieces for schools and universities with other commissions from across the world.

Peter Clarke

Peter Clarke

Having trained at Camberwell College London, and now a Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors, Peter Clarke works from his studio in Kent, surrounded by the flora and fauna which provide inspiration for his work.

Melissa Cole

Melissa Cole

Melissa Cole’s sculptural work has a distinctive and recognizable flowing style. Her recent pieces explore routes and path ways; rivers and landscapes. Imagined and real places in steel that build from remembered physical journeys. Work can be seen in public spaces and private collections across the country.

Dave Cooke

Dave Cooke

David Cooke has been a professional wildlife artist since graduating in 1992. He has worked on many commissions, such as Ring-tailed Lemurs for London Zoo, and in 2017 he will be exhibiting at The Contemporary Craft Fair, Bovey Tracy and the Buy Art Fair, Manchester.

George Cooke

George Cooke

Winner of Savill’s Bursary. ‘Palimpsest’ is an immersive installation that explores how the past informs our present. Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, premiered at Gloucester Cathedral in 1910, will be re-orchestrated with the sounds of the Cotswolds to create a work that bridges five centuries of English consciousness.
Terence Coventry

Terence Coventry

Rooted in the 20th century figurative tradition, the power of Coventry’s sculpture comes from his strong affinity with his subjects, the animals familiar to him from his years farming in Cornwall, eloquently capturing their character in his unique sculputural style.
Richard Cresswell

Richard Cresswell

Richard Cresswell creates mostly kinetic work, a merging of his two careers engineering and sculpture, the movement he gives his pieces works in harmony with their shapes and echoes some aspect found in nature such as leaves, birds, animals, even plants and water moving in a river or pond.

Alison Crowther

Alison Crowther

Since her studies at the Royal College of Art, London, Alison Crowther has exhibited her work widely and has received a number of substantial commissions including the Rothschild Foundation at Waddesdon, and the Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London. Internationally Crowther has work placed in the USA, throughout Europe, Hong Kong and recently further into China, Guangzhou and Beijing.
Bailey Curtis

Bailey Curtis

Bailey Curtis has been making felt for 20 years, inspired by shapes, surfaces and textures found in the landscape. She has exhibited at the Eden Project, Cornwall, alongside other members of South West Textile Group. Her recent work is based on the ‘Poet’s Path’, walks taken by the ‘Dymock Poets’ a group of writers based near her home prior to World War I.
Luke Dickinson

Luke Dickinson

Luke Dickinson worked on Winchester and Salisbury cathedrals before studying carving at City and Guilds art school in London. He has worked in Italy, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and India and exhibited widely in the UK. His recent commissions include work at Homerton Hospital, M and G Investments and the P&O ship Britannia.
Stathis Dimitriadis

Stathis Dimitriadis

Stathis Dimitriadis is an MFA graduate of The Cass. He was a finalist at the Broomhill National Sculpture Prize in 2016, the Royal British Society of Sculptors FIRST@108 Public Art Award 2015 and exhibited in ceramic biennials in Spain, Austria, Portugal, Germany and Romania.
Philip Dixon

Philip Dixon

Based in Brixham, Devon, Phil Dixon works with welded metals, polyester resin and found objects. Dixon is preoccupied with mankind’s relationship to our natural world and his work is often designed to provoke an emotional response from the viewer. Phil Dixon exhibits regularly around southwest England and in 2016 he was shortlisted for the Broomhill National Sculpture Prize.
Colleen du Pon

Colleen du Pon

Colleen du Pon is a transplanted Canadian now residing in West Dorset. She earned a BA in Silversmithing and Metalwork at Camberwell College of Arts in London in 2002 and has since worked as an Artist Blacksmith and Metal Sculptor, combining traditional forging techniques with contemporary metalworking processes to create works in mild steel.
James Eddy

James Eddy

Sculptor and site-specific artist based in Cornwall, James Eddy was artist in residence at The Lost gardens of Heligan in 2010. Since then has created site-specific artworks at the Eden Project and the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, Chiang Mai, Thailand. And in 2015 he represented Cornwall at the Lorient Inter-Celtique Festival.
Derek Elliott

Derek Elliott

Derek Elliott is a noted figure in the British comtemporary furniture movement and is one of few awarded a guild mark for furniture design by the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. During his career he has always played with garden structures, particularly in collaboration with Rosemary Verey during her lifetime.
Fiaz Elson

Fiaz Elson

Fiaz Elson trained in Fashion and Design, Fine Art and Silversmithing before studying Glass Design.  Represented by Adrian Sassoon and the Scottish Gallery in the UK, she shows regularly in the USA, Hong Kong and Europe.  She has represented British glass makers at Coburg Glass Prize, Germany, Modern Masters in Munich and was one of 25 selected British makers at the GlazenHuis, Belgium Glass Museum.
Mark Evans

Mark Evans

Mark Evans trained as a stonemason after his Fine Art degree from Newcastle upon Tyne.  He has had a distinguished career in restoration and ecclesiastical carved stonework, and is highly sought after for his bespoke memorials, public and private commissions.
Richard Farrington

Richard Farrington

Since 1984, Richard Farrington has been involved in different aspects of design and making: sculpture, public art and functional objects to name a few. A habitual experimenter, Richard now revels in complete artistic freedom after many decades responding to briefs for public commission. He currently makes sculpture for galleries and private spaces including his own garden, a part of the National Garden Scheme.
Sally Fawkes and Richard Jackson

Sally Fawkes and Richard Jackson

Sally Fawkes and Richard Jackson collaborate to create commanding objects, primarily in glass and metalwork. Jackson Fawkes have an international profile of exhibiting and working to commission, and are members of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. Notable public collections include the National Museums of Scotland, M.A.V.A., Madrid and the V&A, London.
Emma Finch

Emma Finch

Emma Finch graduated from the Royal College of Art and the Craft Council’s Hothouse programme before setting up her own practice. She has won awards and commendations from WGSN New York, NADFAS and the RSA and currently teaches through galleries, museums and universities.
Beth Forrester

Beth Forrester

Beth Forrester completed her BA at Cardiff School of Art. In her work she uses narratives, often from dreams. The work is symbolic and juxtaposes her subjects to one another, herself, and the surroundings.
Alan Foxley

Alan Foxley

A Fellow fo the Society of Designer Craftsmen, Alan Foxley has been a full time potter since leaving a distiguished career in education in 1977. Inspired by from both natural and man-made forms, Foxley manipuates texture to achieve a timeless contemplative feeling.
Kim Francis

Kim Francis

A self-taught sculptor, Kim Francis first trained as a jeweller in London. Her work evolved from body adornment to sculptural forms as she learnt metalwork, and modelling skills through her work as a studio assistant to Damien Hirst, and as an in-house sculptor at Pangolin.
Ayako Furuno

Ayako Furuno

Ayako Furuno gained a diploma in Stone Carving from the City & Guilds Art School in 2015. She then spent three months with the letterer John Neilson and won the Harriet Frazer Bursary Award from the Lettering Arts Trust. She works on a variety of projects, both to commission and for exhibition.
Ann Goddard

Ann Goddard

Ann Goddard’s inspiration comes from contemplating boundaries, both physical boundaries in the landscape and conceptual boundaries dividing art and craft. In 2003, Ann achieved her MA in Fine Art having previously studied embroidery, constructed textiles and ceramics. She exhibits widely and is a member of the internationally renowned 62 Group of Textile Artists.
Alan Goulbourne

Alan Goulbourne

A native of Scotland, Alan Goulbourne lives and works in Cardiff, Wales. Built especially for Fresh Air 2017, ‘Tedium’ comprises 2,304 pieces of reclaimed wood, originally used as spacers between packs of wood in a timber yard. Each element has been cut and scribed into 16 angles, 36 layers with 64 pieces per layer. Alan exhibits widely, both in the UK and abroad.
Lucy Gray

Lucy Gray

Lucy Gray lives and works on the West Coast of Scotland. The skills she gained during her sculpture degree from Central School of Art and Design and her specialist work as a master gilder and lacquer restorer are evident in her exquisitly crafted mixed media sculptures.
Patrick Haines

Patrick Haines

In his varied career, Patrick Haines has worked in film and television as a sculptor for Spitting Image and Aardman Animations among others. At Arteffects London, he fabricated artworks for leading artists. Myth and spirituality weave subconsciously throughout his artworks.
Colin and Louise Hawkins

Colin and Louise Hawkins

Glass artists, Colin and Louise Hawkins, have been working in collaboration since graduating from Sunderland, Royal College of Art, Goldsmiths London and International Glass Center respectively. Using both traditional and innovative techniques, they create glass that explores blown form, hand-applied texture and pattern.
Peter Hayes

Peter Hayes

Travelling extensively throughout the world, Peter Hayes was inspired by the exquisite work produced by tribes and village potters using ancient technology. Now based in Bath, Hayes has developed unique methods based on those he learned during his travels to create ceramic art reminiscent of landscapes he has seen.
Simon Hempsell

Simon Hempsell

Simon Hempsell’s pieces are curvaceous, charmingly simple, almost two dimensional, reflecting his training as a graphic designer and a belief in the ‘less is more’ approach. His work is crafted from sheet steel and stainless steel, chosen for the rich warm hues which develop as pieces oxidise naturally, a process that highlights the intrinsic beauty of the material as the finish evolves with time.
Sam Herman

Sam Herman

Sam Herman studied sculpture and glass at the University of Wisconsin in the mid 1960s. A hugely influential lecturer, he has exhibited and taught throughout the world. His work is held in numerous public and private collections including The Victoria & Albert Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Smithsonian, Art Institute of Chicago, Fitzwilliam Museum and the National Gallery of Victoria.
Tom Hiscocks

Tom Hiscocks

Tom Hiscocks’ work references the layers that make us who we are in the place we are. He is interested in the perception of self and others, and his work suggests the variations in these perceptions. His work is held in private collections across the UK, Europe and the US.
Marigold Hodgkinson

Marigold Hodgkinson

Marigold Hodgkinson, FRBS, studied at the RA and later gained her MA at Goldsmith’s College, London. In the 1990s, Marigold instigated student/artist exchanges to Poland, and was senior sculpture lecturer at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London, and a tutor for the MA course on Site-Specific Sculpture at Wimbledon. She exhibited in Lithuania, Holland, Sweden, and had residencies in Italy, East Berlin and India.
Kevin Hope

Kevin Hope

Kevin Hope studied Fine Art at UWE Bristol. He has been exhibiting sculpture regularly since 1996. His sculpture has been seen recently in the Belper Arts Trail, the RHS Tatton Park and Burgley House sculpture garden.
Natasha Houseago

Natasha Houseago

Based in Cheltenham, Natasha Houseago has over 20 years of experience exhibiting commissioned Art Projects, teaching woodcarving and has been a resident artist in the UK and abroad. Inspired by ancient Cypriot figures, she works predominantly in green wood.
Wren Hughes

Wren Hughes

Wren’s minimal linear sculptures are inspired by the interface between essence and form. Born in Yorkshire in 1955, Wren studied in the studios of Sally Arnup and John Skeaping RA, graduating from the City and Guilds of London Art School in 1977. Wren’s work has been exhibited internationally and she works from her studio in Oxford.
Reece Ingram

Reece Ingram

Reece Ingram studied sculpture at Brighton College of art and then gained an MA at Wimbledon School of Art. His commissions include work for the Princess Diana Memorial Playground, London, Grizedale Forest, the Eden Project and the 2012 London Olympics.
Robert Jakes

Robert Jakes

Robert graduated from Bath Academy of Art, Corsham in 1981. Since then, he has carved and constructed oak sculptures for locations around the UK and at international sculpture symposia abroad. He also works with schools and communities making large-scale illuminated processional lanterns.
Sue Jones

Sue Jones

Sue Jones was born in rural Shropshire and moved to Oxfordshire at 16, falling in love with the county in which she now lives. Inspired by nature and working in a variety of materials, she started sculpting in 2009. She is a member of the Bicester and Oxford Sculptor Groups.
Laurel Keeley

Laurel Keeley

Laurel Keeley has a BA in English and an MA in American and Commonwealth Literature; she has been working as a professional ceramicist for 35 years, selling her work through galleries and exhibitions throughout the UK. “Life is beautiful and incomprehensible and very short: I make the work I do to try and make sense of it and to celebrate it.”
Katherine Kilpatrick

Katherine Kilpatrick

Katherine Kilpatrick completed a BA at Sydney College of the Arts, Australia and an MA at Wimbledon School of Art. An educator for 20 years, Katherine specialises in creative thinking and works with young women in secondary education. Her own work plays with preconceptions of gender, exploring the meaning of articles of dress as a means of communication in unexpected and humorous settings.
Emily Lawlor

Emily Lawlor

Emily Lawlor graduated from the Chelsea College of Art in 1994 specialising in mosaics. Emily worked on public art commissions in hospitals, schools and libraries in London and Manchester, before setting up her Cotswolds studio. She currently makes mosaics from vintage china and is represented by New Brewery Arts, Cirencester and Rostra gallery in Bath.
Amanda Lawrence

Amanda Lawrence

Amanda Lawrence has been working with kiln formed and engraved glass for almost 20 years. Her striking wall pieces, sculptures and vessels are inspired by the natural world and its significance for humanity. Most recently she has had two solo exhibitions themed on the landscape and wildlife of the Slad Valley Gloucestershire, where she lives and works.
Philippa MacArthur

Philippa MacArthur

Based in Wiltshire, Philippa MacArthur draws inspiration from natural objects, but is equally attracted to discarded metal objects – their shapes, surface patina, mysterious histories. A member of The Oxford Sculpture Group, her work has been exhibited in Garden Sculpture shows across the South, South West and Wales, and is in the collection of The Surrey Sculpture Park.
Sally Matthews

Sally Matthews

Sally Matthews has worked in Grizedale Forest, Poland making boars and Bialowieza, to celebrate the anniversary of the reintroduction of European bison. She has documented hill farming in Tarset, Northumberland with photographer, Kate Bellis and most recently made wolves for a rock outcrop in Norway and a Welsh mountain pony for the Welsh Assembly. Both her drawing and sculpture are made in praise of animals.
Miranda Michels

Miranda Michels

A self-taught artist, Miranda Michels has completed large pieces for private estates and exclusive hotels. She does all construction and welding herself and is currently fabricating a large horse from found objects to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 in 2018.
Ruth Moilliet

Ruth Moilliet

Ruth Moilliet produces highly-finished metal and glass sculptures inspired by the plant kingdom. She aims to draw the viewer’s attention to both the overall spectacle and individual beauty of a flower. Ruth’s artworks are limited editions and her commissioned work features in corporate, institutional and private collections both internationally and across the UK.
Alison Munby

Alison Munby

In her cotswold studio Alison Munby particularly enjoys working with local limestone. She finds inspiration in the natural world, carving the stone with respect to its geological formation. Having raised a family in Oxford and Gascony she returns to her childhood passion, expressing her response to nature in physical form.
Helen Nock

Helen Nock

Helen has a higher diploma in design and a BA Hons in fine art. She taught art for seven years before becoming a full-time professional artist. Her work is in private collections across the UK, Europe, Canada, USA and Australia.
Jitka Palmer

Jitka Palmer

Born in Prague and now living in Bristol, Jitka Palmer trained as a doctor and worked as an anatomist. Since studying ceramics at Croydon College of Art and Design, she received the Crafts Council Setting-up Grant. Her hand-built sculptures and vessels are figurative narrative and expressive.
Jacque Pavlovsky

Jacque Pavlovsky

Since earning a BA in kiln-formed glass in 2006, Jacque Pavlovsky has taught for Bucks New University and from her studio in Buckinghamshire. She is a regular at Fresh Air and at the British Glass Biennale in Stourbridge where her work received an award. Jacque continues to explore new techniques, forms and themes.
Carol Peace

Carol Peace

Carol Peace’s work is collected across the globe including Hong Kong, Singapore, the USA, Canada and Europe. She is a sculptor who could not work without drawing. The process of drawing, that intuitive response, is in part what she aims for in her work.
Simon Percival

Simon Percival

As founder and principal of Art in The Landscape, Simon Percival creates artworks that are stimulating, innovative and capture the public imagination. These are often external pieces, which frequently use interaction with wind and water to create movement. Through his design studio, Simon prioritises craftsmanship using the highest quality materials combined with cutting-edge technology.
Jenny Pickford

Jenny Pickford

Jenny Pickford is a contemporary artist blacksmith known for her unique sculptures and architectural ironwork. With a growing international reputation, Jenny’s work has been featured at the Chicago Flower Show 2012. She has been commissioned to make public art from Australia to China, as well as a range of private clients across the UK and Europe.
Colin Reid

Colin Reid

After graduating from Stourbridge College of Art in 1981, Colin Reid set up a studio for kilncast glass in Stroud and has worked as an exhibiting artist ever since. He is regarded as a pioneer in the field, exhibits internationally and has work in over 55 museum collections worldwide.
Rachel Rickets

Rachel Rickets

Rachel Rickets is a self-taught sculptor, having originally trained as a painter and restorer of fine arts and antiques. She was made a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists in 2008. Her commissioned work is held in private collections in the UK and abroad.
Viviana Rossi-Caffell

Viviana Rossi-Caffell

Winner of this year’s Henry and Mary Kent Memorial Bursary prize. Viviana Rossi-Caffell’s work focuses on the relationship between bodies, volumes and their surrounding space. A classic formal abstractionist, her work explores the organic dynamics of attraction, exclusion, absorption and the play of forces: a game of weights in a constant yearning for balance.
Helen Sinclair

Helen Sinclair

Helen Sinclair studied sculpture at Wimbledon School of Art. After teaching for twelve years, she has been a full-time sculptor since 1988. The human figure is her primary subject, influenced by forms and mythology of ancient civilisations as well as twentieth century modernist sculptors most notably, Willhelm Lehmbruck. She exhibits widely in England and Wales and has work in private collections on five continents.
Wendy Stafford

Wendy Stafford

With no formal training, just a love of art, redundancy and family support allowed Wendy Stafford to pursue a career as a stained and fused glass artist just 4 years ago. Since then she has exhibited at Showborough House, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire & Worcestershire Open studios, and later this year, Sculpt at Kew.
Jilly Sutton

Jilly Sutton

Jilly Sutton’s Career started in Nigeria before graduating from Exeter College of Art. She is known for the challenging medium of green timber – mainly carving heads. After 22 years with the Rebecca Hossack Gallery, Jilly now exhibits internationally, with many commissions in both public and private collections.
Karen Tang

Karen Tang

Karen Tang exhibits widely in galleries and the public realm, including: l’étrangère, Bloomberg Space, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Jerwood Space, Ambika P3, Guest Projects, CFCCA, Pumphouse Gallery and The Collection Museum. Tang’s sculptures have been commissioned by The Economist, The National Trust, VITRINE, South London Gallery, Ealing Council and private collections.
Paul Tuppeny

Paul Tuppeny

Paul Tuppeny’s current work follows a number of divergent strands bound together by an interest in the way we present our species to ourselves. Paul Tuppeny has a Masters Degree in Fine art and was a Highly Commended finalist in the National Sculpture Prize 2016.
Christian Vaughan Jones

Christian Vaughan Jones

Christian Vaughan Jones creates stone and steel sculpture inspired by the brutality of quarrying and the ingenuity associated with architecture combined with the dynamic physicality of hot metal forging. He is passionate about elevating utilitarian objects and techniques beyond their humble origins and is determined to monumentalize the skills of the Stonemason and the Blacksmith in a contemporary sculptural form.
Patricia Volk

Patricia Volk

Patricia Volk, Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work appears in the collections of Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Lord Carrington, Simon Relph CBE, the British Consul and Mary Portas. She is a Regional Winner of the ING “Discerning Eye” prize and has been shortlisted for the prestigious Brian Mercer Residency.
Carole Waller

Carole Waller

Carole Waller has perfected the art of painting directly onto silk, making wearable artwork with incredible richness of mark and colour. For Fresh Air 2017, these gorgeous silks have been mounted into toughened glass to create panels which can be used indoors and out. Her work is featured in many books on contemporary textiles and is found in museums such as the V&A, private collections and contemporary galleries internationally.
David Watkinson

David Watkinson

David has been creating wind-powered kinetic sculpture for the past 10 years. He is a regular exhibitor at the Chelsea Flower Show and has held solo exhibitions at RHS Hyde Hall, RHS Wisley, Borde Hill Gardens and the Alnwick Garden Show in 2015.
Shona Watt

Shona Watt

A recipient of the Northern Arts Individual Artist Award and a Crafts Council Setting-up grant, Shona Watt’s flags have been seen worldwide, from the opening of the Millennium Footbridge, to the Melbourne Museum, as well as fashion events and weddings. Watt’s flags can transform a space, creating an instant spectacle of shimmering light, colour and sound.
Meri Wells

Meri Wells

Meri Wells lives and works in rural Mid-Wales. An elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics and the Royal Cambrian Academy, her work is in public and private collections worldwide. The imagery for Wells’ small ceramic figures “comes out of the hedge” that she can see from her window. They march past reviving the forgotten imagery of childhood stories and our cultural myths.
Richard Wheater

Richard Wheater

Richard Wheater uses performance and installation to explore our relationship with the natural environment. Working in glass and neon, he represented Britain at the European Glass Biennale and has been featured in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Jerwood Contemporary Makers Prize and the Crafts Council touring exhibition.
Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson’s output often blurs the line between design and sculpture with engineering to the fore. Influenced by modern architecture and minimal simplicity of form, he is known mostly for fabricated sculpture using stainless steel, water light glass and granite. His sculptures can be found in public spaces and corporate offices around Britain and in private collections worldwide.
Susie Wilson

Susie Wilson

Susie Wilson has exhibited at The Mall Galleries, Leighton House and many others, selling to both UK and international clients. She captures the spirit, essence and character of her animal subjects.
Rachel Wood

Rachel Wood

Rachel Wood’s sculptures brim with personality and character. Her recent work is based on the small birds that cohabit her garden – nests are a place of sanctuary and life, much like her own life at present with three young children at home. She takes great pleasure in watching the busy birds building nests and caring for their little squawking bundles!
Chiu-I Wu

Chiu-I Wu

Chiu-I Wu developed her ceramic technique in her home country, Taiwan. When she moved to England in 2003, she brought her own glaze recipes, but soon discovered a new range of English clays to explore. Her light-hearted approach captures her love of English summers. She continues to exhibit in the UK and Taiwan.