Rachel Thornton

Meet Artist and Printmaker Rachel Thornton

Rachel Thornton lives and works in the rural North Yorkshire town of High Bentham. She graduated from a Fine Arts Degree in 2013 where she was awarded with a First. During her studies she exhibited world wide and had work accepted into exhibitions such as the Wrexham International Print Exhibition which toured the UK. She was awarded with the ArtLab …

Celia Hart Artist

Meet Printmaker Celia Hart

Celia Hart works without a press, producing hand burnished linocuts and woodcuts on Japanese papers. She enjoys using the negative and positive shapes and the marks of the chisels; this creates depth and variety in the composition. After gaining a degree in Visual Communication at Brighton, Celia worked for publishers as a designer and illustrator. A trip to Japan in …

Alice Pattullo

Meet Alice Pattullo, an illustrator based in East London

Alice Pattullo is an illustrator based in East London.   Research is at the heart of her practice, and her work is often inspired by British folk tradition and superstition. Alice is inspired by mid-century design and therefore strives to create a nostalgic aesthetic in her own work through colour choices and composition. Originally from Newcastle, Alice graduated from Brighton …

Hayley Crann - illustrator

Meet Surface Pattern Designer and Illustrator, Hayley Louise Crann

Today we’d like you to meet Hayley Louise Crann, an illustrator and surface pattern designer from West Yorkshire. After spending most of her life with a pencil in her hand, she decided to study a degree in Surface Pattern Design at Leeds College of Art, and since then has never stopped being creative. With a love of the traditional method …

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. …