Harriet Elkerton

Meet Ceramicist Harriet Elkerton

Harriet Elkerton would like to envelop you in a handcrafted existence. Her objects, with their unassuming simplicity, are designed for living, for enhancing everyday pleasures. Natural materials, plants and food play a key role in this lifestyle; Harriet uses these elements in her display, on hand-constructed shelves and tables, suggesting how easily these pieces will fit into a domestic environment. …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best – 30th July 2017

Morning folks! Here is today’s Sunday best for you featuring 6 new designer/makers taking part in our Summer exhibition with Design Factory, EMERGE. EMERGE runs until 8th October with our fabulous MEET THE MAKER event on Sunday 20th August where most of the 15 designer/makers taking part will be with us from 12 – 5pm. Amy Leigh – Jewellery Diane …

Emerge

EMERGE – Fifteen designer/makers in one beautiful space

We are delighted to be chosen by The Design Factory as the venue for EMERGE 2017. Heart Gallery is a member of this great creative development agency so working with its Emerge members means we can support them and help them develop best practices in the early stages of establishing their new creative businesses.   This is the latest in …

Katy Mai Webster

Meet artist and printmaker Katy Mai Webster

Katy Mai Webster is an artist and printmaker based in the beautiful Llŷn Peninsula, North Wales.   Since graduating, she has developed a range of ceramic jewellery, cards and accessories based on her original screen prints and illustrations. Her ceramic jewellery and landscapes are inspired by the coastal area around her home, especially the tiny details of nature such as fossils, wild flowers, pebbles and lichen. …

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 …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best 18th June 2017

Here’s your Sunday Best for 18th June. Happy Father’s Day folks! We all love our Dad’s so here’s a little snippet of what you could be giving him today. Kirsti Hannah Brown – ceramic planters Gemma Colson – functional cutlery Picto watch Andy Poplar – etched glass Jane Revitt – Ordnance Survey Map products Ernest Journal

BCTF 2017 – a chance to catch up

So this time last week I was in Harrogate at the British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF). BCTF has been one of my favourite shows for over 12 years and is a three-day event at the Great Yorkshire Showground in beautiful Harrogate. This year, because of my support for this event over the years, I was a lucky recipient of a …

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 – 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 …