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Meet The Maker – Jeweller Caroline Reynolds

Our spotlight this week is on jeweller Caroline Reynolds. Caroline takes her design inspiration from life, natural patterns and shapes. She feels she is embodying movement, light, texture and craftsmanship within her work. Her recent collection for Heart Gallery’s Spring 2017 exhibition, FLORA & FAUNA, is now with us. It takes its cues from botanical form and structure. This  includes …

Mother’s Day

Well Mother’s Day is now only 2 weeks away so if you haven’t already thought about it I decided I ought to just send you a wee reminder! I guess technically it’s Mother’s Day every day, rarely a moment goes by when we don’t look to our mothers to fulfil some need or other if we are lucky enough to …

March Meet The Maker on Instagram

Morning my lovelies, just popping on here with a quick post about the fabulous March Meet The Maker over on Instagram. I’m sure you will have been following this anyway if you are on Instagram even if you are not taking part in the challenge yourself. After getting a little frustrated that she couldn’t find an Instagram Challenge that she wanted …

Meet The Maker – Caroline Parrott

As a child at home Caroline was surrounded by creativity, her mother a keen textile artist, enthusiastically launched herself down many avenues allowing Caroline and her sister to join her in trying the new techniques. Her father a Senior Design Engineer for the RNLI, also trained in boat building and so was able to build Caroline’s mum the appropriate piece …

Meet The Maker – Emily Barker

Emily studied at Bradford College and graduated in 2014 with an Art and Design BA (hons) degree. Working part-time at Heart Gallery enables her to work creatively whilst also concentrating on her own work in her home studio nearby. The main theme within Emily’s recent work explores the subject of life and death. What particularly interests her is the preservation …

Meet The Maker – Hannah Staniforth

Hannah is currently on the starter studio program for Ceramicists at Yorkshire Artspace. She works from the Manor Oaks premises where she creates thrown and hand built ceramics out of terracotta. Expressive mark making is important to Hannah and her work uses controlled and uncontrolled methods of mark making by the use of coloured slips which are applied to the …

Meet The Maker – Becky Cornes

Becky’s work is a journey into the unknown with a purpose to open up a dimension of experience that would otherwise remain hidden, the destination is only disclosed when she gets there. Nature and geometric formations inspire her paintings which have a starting point but then take their own form and direction during the process. Material experimentation and mark making …

Meet The Maker – Kate Thorburn

Kate is a Yorkshire based surface pattern designer having a background in both ceramic and card design. She completed an MA in ceramic design at Staffordshire University in 2007 and successfully launched her debut collection of ceramics in September 2014. All of Kate’s ceramics are proudly made in Stoke-on-Trent in one of the only potteries that still manufacture creamware ceramics. …

When you love someone your heart celebrates

Celebrate Valentines Day with us … we have lots of lovely affordable small romantic gestures but if you don’t have a budget then the whole gallery is at your disposal to browse and find that perfect something for your perfect person. Heart Gallery offers its customers a unique shopping experience under the one roof. A chance to see the work …