Jennie McCall

Meet artist Jennie McCall

Scottish born artist Jennie McCall started her artistic career after gaining her BA Hons degree in Graphic Design at Leeds Polytechnic in the 1980s. Jennie is now based in the East Midlands and works from her rural retreat in the beautiful Welland Valley. Her current work brings together years of professional practice as a sculptor and illustrator. Her award winning work …

Helen Shere

Meet Jeweller Helen Shere

Helen makes jewellery that is inspired by illustration and is based on natural themes such as birds and trees, produced in a distinctively quirky style that is instantly recognisable. After graduating from the University of Derby with a design degree in 2004, Helen knew that her real passion was to make jewellery, and set about learning how to do that. …

Abby Frances

Meet Jeweller Abby Frances

For strength and rigidity, for endless possibilities in manipulation, for the deployment of subtle metallic hues and for their inherent preciousness, Abby’s materials of choice are silver and gold.   The exploration of composition, pattern, layering, shape, structure and colour play an important role for Abby. A decorative grate in the road, the repetition in shapes of windows in an …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best – Valentine’s Day

Just dipping in here to post some suggestions for Valentine’s Day. It has completely crept up on us here at Heart Gallery and we really can’t believe it’s nearly the middle of February already can you? Celebrate Valentines Day with us … we have lots of lovely affordable small romantic gestures. If you don’t have a budget then the whole …

Corrina Rothwell

Meet The Artist, Corrina Rothwell

Corrina is an artist and illustrator now living in Nottingham with past links to Hebden Bridge. Over the years Corrina has worked in all sorts of mediums, most notably (and for a long time) machine embroidery. When Heart Gallery first opened back in 2006 we sold lots of Corrina’s small framed embroideries. Her ‘Cheese Behave’ was our most popular one. …

MERAKI

MERAKI

MERAKI is our Spring Show and launches Sunday 4th February 2018. This little blog post is to give you just a snippet of new work we will be showcasing from many artists, designers and makers new to Heart Gallery and to Hebden Bridge including this bunch of talented ladies you may already have heard of: Kathryn Parsons Jennie McCall Maxine …

Christmas at Heart

3 days of blissful Christmas shopping all under one roof

Just a wee post my friends with some suggestions for those of you who are possibly not as organised as some with Christmas just the other side of this weekend … have to admit I wasn’t really up to speed myself this year! I ended up with my run around Hebden Bridge this week instead of the first week in …

Mark Veevers

Meet jeweller Mark Veevers

Mark Veevers graduated from ‘Sheffield City Polytechnic’ in 1980 with a degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery.  He also received an additional award for craftsmanship and design from the ‘Guardians of the Standard of Wrought Plate’ in Sheffield. Mark designs and hand makes all his jewellery in his small studio in Sheffield. He does aim to have a particular focus on …

Tracey Wilson

Meet Jeweller Tracy Wilson

Design has always been one of Tracy’s passions. Tracey studied Interior design, following this with a Masters and then worked in a design environment for 17 years. Tracy recently changed career direction, completed an HNC in Jewellery and is currently working from her studio in Edinburgh.  She designs and makes contemporary silver jewellery. Tracy prides herself in the originality of …