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 …

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 …