Sunday Best

Sunday Best 18th June 2017

Here’s your Sunday Best for 18th June. Happy Father’s Day folks! We all love our Dad’s so here’s a little snippet of what you could be giving him today. Kirsti Hannah Brown – ceramic planters Gemma Colson – functional cutlery Picto watch Andy Poplar – etched glass Jane Revitt – Ordnance Survey Map products Ernest Journal

Ruth Thorp Illustrator

Meet illustrator, designer & children’s writer Ruth Thorp

Today we want to introduce you to Ruth Thorp an illustrator, designer and children’s writer base in Bath. She has a degree in Architecture from The University of Bath; has published three picture books; created cover art, book illustrations and editorial artwork for a range of publications; and designed websites and branding for a number of small independent businesses. Ruth …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best 4th June

This week’s Sunday Best features lovely local artist Kate Boyce. Her new paintings and prints are now with us brightening up some grey days right now with her joyous use of colour. Old Town Mill – Fragmented Time Towards The old Mount Skip Hebden  Water – Source Of Industry A Wing And A Prayer Soft Evening Light Blackshaw Head Stormy …

Meet local artist Kate Boyce

Kate lives in the hills above Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire with her two teenage daughters and has a studio in the valley not far from Heart Gallery. Kate studied surface pattern design at Staffordshire University in the late eighties and following that she was first a maker (mostly papier mache) and then a home textile and giftware designer. Kate …

Kate Boyce - Old Town Mill

Flow – an exhibition of handmade happiness

Flow – an exhibition of handmade happiness. This year the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival runs from 23.06.17 until 02.07.17 and has WATER as its theme. To tie in with this, FLOW is our exhibition of handmade happiness. Our artists find pleasure, happiness and lasting satisfaction in their activities that bring about a state of ‘flow’ characterised by complete absorption in …

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Meet Hebden Bridge based artist, Pippa Dyrlaga

Pippa completed her Degree in Contemporary Art Practice at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2006. After going out into the real world for a couple of years to work , the need to continue her art and her art education led Pippa back to the same university. Here she completed her MA in Art and Design and Curation which in 2011. …

Meet Yorkshire printmaker Sarah Harris

Meet Sarah Harris, one of our Yorkshire printmakers. Sarah’s work consists of limited edition screen prints that begin as pen drawings.  A limited colour palette is used throughout to enhance the line work, adding depth and interest through placement and tone. Having graduated in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Design Sarah had previously spent her career working within …