Valérie Wartelle

Valérie Wartelle – a contemporary fibre artist

Valérie Wartelle is a contemporary fibre artist whose main fascination lies within the manipulation of fibres and textiles as an expressive art form. Taking the rural environment as her inspiration, she explores long-term interests of texture, colour, layering and process to create contemplative and ethereal wall hung artworks. Valérie’s primary practice is wet felting; a traditional craft technique using wool …

Small business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

This is just a wee post to remind you that Saturday 2nd December is Small Business Saturday. Now I know you support us all year round, which we are delighted about, but this non-commercial campaign just wants to highlight this every year on the first Saturday of December. All you need to do is stay local and shop local and …

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 …