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Express the inner experience outwardly

Michael Brown in G12 explains that “I am essentially a modernist. I believe in progress. I reject the formalism of the minimalists and the intellectualism of conceptual artists. I believe it is the artist’s duty to clearly express the inner … Continue reading

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Somewhere between painting and drawing

Catherine Hennessy in Studio G1 is showing some new landscape drawings, and a work born from the IKEA catalogue, for Open Studios Weekend. “My work is somewhere between painting and drawing, and I also make sculpture. I love drawing and … Continue reading

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Decorative and functional ceramic ware

Akiko Hirai Ceramics in G3 creates decorative and functional ceramic ware. She tells us that “I’ll be in ‘Collect’ at Saach, SOFA in NY and Chicago,  a couple of group shows in France and Holland, Solo exhibition in St. Ives … Continue reading

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Each piece is one-of-a-kind

Mei Kwin Wong in G2 handcrafts unique tableware artwork by integrating different clays into each piece. Each pieces possesses their own individual characteristics and beauty, and Mei’s process ensures each piece is one-of-a-kind.

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Tearing colour paper, bits of my own drawings and monoprints…

Cecilia Vargas explains that her pieces are all “small-format recent collages, that look quite different to the paintings and works on paper of recent years with a few exceptions. They are closer to a more geometric phase of mine of … Continue reading

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Hand Screen Printed Home Accessories

During Open Studios Weekend Helen Rawlinson in studio F5 will be selling her lampshades, cushions, tea towels and more—with new ideas, samples and stocking fillers for all and up to 20% off her current range of hand screen printed home … Continue reading

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Life Drawings and Figure Studies

Brian Innes in Studio G15 will be showing a series of Life Drawings and Figure Studies for Open Studios Weekend.

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Poems to the sea

Vanessa Rolf in G9’s work focuses on historical narratives, journeys, maps and the physical exploration of landscape. Her textiles relate stitch, texture and composition to maps and documentary photographs but also aim to capture the essence of a place. She … Continue reading

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Emilie Lindsten in G13′s work aims to create a reflection on the relationship between humans and the territory. Emilie’s work is ethereal in essence and owns a nostalgia for moments and spaces that can not conquered, people, places, gestures and … Continue reading

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