Clare Ashton

Meet The Maker – Textile Artist Clare Ashton

Clare is a textile artist working primarily in felt and print. Using British wool she makes beautiful items to use in daily life as she believes it is good for the soul to go beyond the utilitarian and into the aesthetic. Living and working in Todmorden, at the edge of the Pennines, she is surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife …

Meet The Maker – Ross McGinnes

Ross is a photographer who was lured into photography by the lush Calder Valley landscape. Originally from the Wirral, he moved to Hebden Bridge via Birmingham and Leeds in 2005 and, surrounded by such magnificent countryside, he found it rude not to invest in a decent camera. In fact he’d bought one before he and his wife Erika had finished …

Meet The Maker – Kate Thornton

Kate is a Yorkshire based artist and designer specialising in greetings cards and art prints. Kate’s current work takes inspiration from her interest in natural history with a particular focus on British birds. Kate is drawn to shapes and outlines in nature and the built environment, taking elements from these contexts to create artwork that has bold images and silhouettes …

Sunday Best

Well good morning all, 2 weeks and it’s Christmas Day … where has this year gone? It is a bit bonkers in Heart Gallery at the moment, we elves are busy keeping the shelves, walls and cabinets stocked up with goodies for you so if you haven’t yet been in do come and see how beautiful it is looking. The …