Louise Vaessen-Walker

Meet Jeweller Louise Vaessen-Walker

Louise designs and creates contemporary jewellery and tableware from her studio in the heart of Berkshire. Her jewellery and tableware designs are inspired by her love and travels throughout Italy. Louise’s jewellery collections draw on the subtle details found in Italian architecture and décor. They signify a purity of line and shape, alongside elements of gentle movement. Her multi award …

Elica Drybrough

Meet Ceramicist Elica Drybrough

Elica has produced a range for Heart Gallery that exhibits the beauty of clay in its natural organic form, with an emphasis on asymmetric shapes with bold textures. She discovered clay as a medium during her study in Art & Design at Dumfries College. Her enjoyment of experimenting with new clay forms, led to her current range of ceramics. Elica’s …

Amanda Priest

Meet Jeweller Amanda Priest

Amanda is a jewellery designer and maker. After a 20 year career in the fashion industry, she completed a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Jewellery Design. Amanda’s work investigates the relationship or value between material, maker and wearer.   Personal memories, experiences, travel, situations and conversations all inspire Amanda. Working with precious and non precious materials she uses steel, silver and …

Kate Bajic

Meet Jeweller Kate Bajic

British jeweller Kate Bajic has over 14 years experience exhibiting and selling her work in galleries and at exhibitions throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. She lives and works in a rural village in the Midlands. Kate uses the countryside around her as inspiration for her beautiful contemporary jewellery. Inspiration comes in particular from studying the varied colour, shapes …

Kathryn Parsons

Meet Artist Kathryn Parsons

Kathryn creates intricate, intimate hand modeled sculptures that weave together tales of people, places and the natural world. It is the small details of nature that inspire her. Whether she is looking at a fragment of lichen-encrusted bark or through a lens at a piece of coral, natural structures, textures and forms delight her. As she explores these treasures, and …

MERAKI

MERAKI

MERAKI is our Spring Show and launches Sunday 4th February 2018. This little blog post is to give you just a snippet of new work we will be showcasing from many artists, designers and makers new to Heart Gallery and to Hebden Bridge including this bunch of talented ladies you may already have heard of: Kathryn Parsons Jennie McCall Maxine …

Mark Veevers

Meet jeweller Mark Veevers

Mark Veevers graduated from ‘Sheffield City Polytechnic’ in 1980 with a degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery.  He also received an additional award for craftsmanship and design from the ‘Guardians of the Standard of Wrought Plate’ in Sheffield. Mark designs and hand makes all his jewellery in his small studio in Sheffield. He does aim to have a particular focus on …

Elizabeth Terzza

Meet Jeweller Elizabeth Terzza

With a focus on simplicity in natural forms, each piece of Elizabeth Terzza’s jewellery is hand-crafted in her Herefordshire studio. Elizabeth grew up in Yorkshire and is currently based in Hereford, she has always been inspired by her rural surroundings. In her studio, she surrounds herself with pine cones, sycamore seeds and all the botanical treasures she gathers from her …

Casey Allum

Meet the Artist Casey Allum

Casey Allum is a self-taught artist and illustrator based in The Peak District,
 specialising in animal portraits. She draws in pencils, inks, pastels & coloured pencils and paints in oils, acrylics & inks. Casey was born at the heart of The Lake District in Langdale Valley and feels extremely privileged to have grown up in such a beautiful part of …

Benjamin Partridge - The Owlery

Meet printmaker Benjamin Partridge

Created by Benjamin Partridge, The Owlery focuses on the development of surface pattern design, developing complex or interesting surface patterns from single motifs. The Owlery produce bold and individual home and giftware using lino cut and screen print surface designs featuring animal based designs. Print designs are predominantly inspired by the British woodland and current affairs relating to the protection …