Category Archives: Found Objects

Fiona Bates – Meet The Maker – Ceramicist

Fiona Bates

Fiona Bates was born in Australia, but grew up on the South Coast of England moving to London to study ceramics at St. Martin’s Central School of Art and Design before completing an MA at UWE Bristol in Making and Archiving. She has been working with clay for over 25 years and has been recognised […]

Meet Jeweller Lizzie Weir

Lizzie Weir

Meet Lizzie, a jeweller from Gloucestershire new to Heart Gallery and Hebden Bridge for Summer 2018. We are delighted to be showcasing Lizzie’s FLOTSAM collection. this has been inspired by her collection of beach combed flotsam and jetsam. Lizzie doesn’t just collect the driftwood that has been contorted into different shapes but picks up everyday […]

Meet Artist Teresa Clark

Teresa Clark

A gleaner. A collector. An avid observer of the overlooked and the darkly feminine. Teresa scavenges both the domestic and natural world to gather ephemera, moments, images, objet trouvĂ©, lost, discarded and misplaced trinkets. She listens and waits to these resonant objects and salvaged words. They are assembled according to some barely discernible, hidden internal […]

Meet Artist Kathryn Parsons

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 […]

Meet designer/maker Ann Povey

Ann Povey

Ann’s work has always involved an element of recycling and reusing old and vintage items. She has collected and collated a sizeable amount of these objects, all are precious to her and all have a story to tell. This passion for old and used objects began upon the discovery of an old biscuit tin that […]



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: […]