Jessica Langford

Meet Artist Jessica Langford

Jessica Langford is a contemporary Applied Artist who has a passion for bold wearable art, illustration and glass. Jessica loves tactile pieces that make someone just want to pick it up and feel it and would like to create this feeling about her own work. She has worked in materials such as sterling silver, glass, perspex, leather and threads to …

Kit Anderson

Meet Artist Kit Anderson

Kit Anderson is the artist behind Foto Ceramica. She works from her Nottingham studio where she makes a range of hand-built and slip-cast vessels, wall pieces , planters and jewellery. Kit studied and exhibited as a photographer for many years. Eventually her love of ceramics led to 26 years as a ceramic teacher and technician. Kit’s simple idea was to …

Louise Vaessen-Walker

Meet Jeweller Louise Vaessen-Walker

Louise designs and creates contemporary jewellery and tableware from her studio in the heart of Berkshire. Her jewellery and tableware designs are inspired by her love and travels throughout Italy. Louise’s jewellery collections draw on the subtle details found in Italian architecture and décor. They signify a purity of line and shape, alongside elements of gentle movement. Her multi award …

Elica Drybrough

Meet Ceramicist Elica Drybrough

Elica has produced a range for Heart Gallery that exhibits the beauty of clay in its natural organic form, with an emphasis on asymmetric shapes with bold textures. She discovered clay as a medium during her study in Art & Design at Dumfries College. Her enjoyment of experimenting with new clay forms, led to her current range of ceramics. Elica’s …

Lizzie Weir

Meet Jeweller Lizzie Weir

Meet Lizzie, a jeweller from Gloucestershire new to Heart Gallery and Hebden Bridge for Summer 2018. We are delighted to be showcasing Lizzie’s FLOTSAM collection. this has been inspired by her collection of beach combed flotsam and jetsam. Lizzie doesn’t just collect the driftwood that has been contorted into different shapes but picks up everyday items that have been on …

Kate Lycett Hebden Bridge

CRAGGS & FELLS – an exhibition of new work by Kate Lycett

Kate Lycett lives in Hebden Bridge and calls this quirky and popular Northern town home now. She is a resident artist here at Heart Gallery on Market Street in Hebden Bridge and has exhibited with us successfully since 2012 so now has a huge following and collectors of her original paintings and hand finished prints. Her textile design background is …

She is researching the role of field margins and waste land, studying the flora within and around these ruderal spaces and their impact on biodiversity.

Meet Artist Maxine Greer

Working out in the countryside, Maxine draws the changes in nature throughout the year. Maxine studied at Loughborough University gaining a first class BA Hons in fine art textiles and has lectured in drawing at Edinburgh, Winchester and Birmingham. She managed a mental health service for children and adolescents using arts based activities to engage vulnerable young people, providing outreach …

Phiona Richards

Meet Artist Phiona Richards

Phiona is an award winning paper artist and book sculptor. Her work is directly linked to the ‘Make do and Mend’ ethos where people’s belongings were either given a new lease of life or repaired. Phiona takes inspiration from historical costume especially from the Victorian and Tudor Eras and the repetitive domestic chores that women used to perform. Traditional techniques …