Kirsti Hannah Brown

Meet ceramicist Kirsti Hannah Brown

Kirsti hand builds ceramic vessels influenced by the sea, beaches and cliffs around Wales and Scotland and exhibits across the UK. The decoration on Kirsti’s pots evokes shorelines, waves and landscape featuring her distinctive vivid turquoise glaze.   Kirsti exhibits across the UK and delivers ceramic workshops in North Wales and the North West. Her shapes are either figurative featuring vivid …

Laura Bennett

Meet the Jeweller Laura Bennett

Since graduating from UCCA with a BA Hons (First Class) in Three Dimensional Design (Jewellery & Silversmithing), Laura has set up her practice in the heart of Southsea. Laura is involved in local art projects and exhibitions, including Making Space, Aspex and Strong Island aswell as stocking galleries and shops all over the UK. She also participates in annual selling …

Holly MCAfee

Meet Jeweller Holly McAfee

Holly graduated with a BDes(hons) degree in Jewellery and Metal Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland, in 2010. Since then she has regularly exhibited in and stocked galleries and jewellers throughout the UK. Holly enjoys making meticulously finished jewellery that will be worn for years to come, and loves making bespoke pieces in …

MADDIE CHAMBERS

Meet designer Maddie Chambers

Also the Bison was founded by London-based designer Maddie Chambers to showcase artwork from her graduate collection. In October 2016 Also the Bison participated in the Emerging Talent Showcase, selected by Rosie Wolfenden, co-founder of Tatty Devine, at Handmade Edinburgh. Maddie specialises in creating luxury silk satin scarves in a variety of sizes, as well as offering scarves in a …

Maike Browning

Meet jeweller Maike Browning

Maike makes tactile, delicate jewellery, inspired by natural forms, textiles and her travels – from the wildflowers of the hills of Scotland to the sparkling textiles and temples of India. Maike adds sparks of colour to her work using a variety of ethically sourced precious stones, adding another element to catch the eye. She works intuitively with precious metals to …

Perry Walmsley-Pitts

Meet artist/ceramicist Perry Walmsley-Pitts

Perry grew up on the edge of the Potteries, spending her time as a child surrounded by the rich history of the ceramics industry. She always knew she wanted to be an artist. Since being introduced to Porcelain on the Art Foundation course, at Newcastle-under-Lyme College in 2000, it was immediately apparent to her that she had an affinity with …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best featuring local artists

Morning folks! It’s the last day of Hebden Bridge Open Studios today and the weather pixies have been really kind. So many of you have visited and it’s been super busy thank you. Today’s Sunday Best features those artists we stock all year round that have opened their studio spaces this week for you to visit. Don’t forget you can …

Christina Oswin

Meet Christina Oswin

Christina has been designing and making jewellery since 2003 and has a shop in Frome, Somerset. Her collections can also be found in shops and galleries throughout the British Isles.   Christina is a Fairtrade licensee and she only uses Fairtrade or recycled gold and silver in her pieces and all the gemstones are fair-mined or ethically sourced. All pieces are …