Diane Griffin Ceramics

Meet Ceramicist Diane Griffin

Diane Griffin discovered a love for clay at an early age. She went on to study Ceramics at degree level and has been working with ceramics ever since.   The inspiration for Diane’s work stems from a trip to Jerusalem many years ago where she visited the Wailing Wall.  The thousands of wishes and prayers written on paper and crammed …

picture this calendar

Picture This! A black and white 2019 calendar by local photography group based in Old Town

Well here it is folks … another beauty from local camera group Picture This! based in Old Town. Picture This! is a photography group based in Hebden Bridge Old Town, West Yorkshire. This group was formed in the summer of 2011 by Geoff Matthews who wanted to break the mould from a typical (often competitive) camera club to attract and …

Clare Caulfield Artist

Meet Artist Clare Caulfield

Clare is a Saltaire based artist and printmaker whose work is inspired by her travels to some of the world’s greatest cities, many of which she returns to again and again drawing on new ideas each time. Her collection includes Paris, Venice, New York, Rome, Prague, Istanbul and Sydney.   Most recently she has visited Philadelphia, San Francisco and Reykjavik, …

Sarah Harris printmaker

Sarah Harris Printmaker – new limited edition prints now with us

Hello my friends, how’s September for you so far? I don’t have any ‘young’ at home anymore so no longer get that feeling of relief when the school term starts again after a long Summer holiday but many of our customers do! They are so shell shocked come the start of September we don’t see them for a few weeks …

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 …