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. …

Meet the Artist Mary Thorp

Mary Thorp has always been driven by the need to make things and she is so impatient that the minute she thinks of a project it has to happen ‘now’ – in every area of her life! Digital photography, modern printing techniques and responsive computer packages are therefore the ideal medium for her. It is not the photograph but the …

sandy gardner

Meet artist Sandy Gardner

Sandy spent much of her life growing up near Grange over Sands in the Cumbrian Lake District and after moving around here, there and back again, she moved up the hill to Lancaster. She feels incredibly lucky that her home has a massive bay window that looks out over the city. This panoramic view induces moments of clarity, inspires her …

Alice Mara

Meet Ceramicist and Printmaker Alice Mara

Today we’d like you to meet Ceramicist and Printmaker Alice Mara Alice was born in 1972 in Wolverhampton and the family moved to Walthamstow in 1973 and then on to Lewes, East Sussex in 2012. Her late father, Tim Mara, was a brilliant printmaker and was very much an influence on the artistic path that she has taken over the years. …