John Wilkinson – Artist

John Wilkinson – Artist

I am a self-taught artist who moved to Sheffield from London in 1990. Working principally in acrylics on canvas, applied with palette knives, my work explores physical and social destruction and renewal. Using imagery inspired by the derelict remnants of the industrial landscape of the north, my paintings provide a landscape for the viewer to
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Neil Wood – Sculptor

Neil Wood – Sculptor

  Neil Wood is a professional sculptor and fine artist with over 20 years experience and many years experience teaching and lecturing in fine art and sculpture. His creative output varies from the purely abstract to the naturalistic but always with an emphasis quality. His work is often experimental exploring formal qualities and visual language
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Jungle – Urban Inventor

Jungle – Urban Inventor

‘My artist name is Jungle. ‘My work is graffiti no graffiti, I am an urban inventor’. ‘My future journey with art will continue to produce new boundaries and find original ideas to manipulate  what I imagine, but also find new ways to execute exciting results.’ Jungle experiments in all mediums and at the moment is experimenting with concrete, encasing items
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Jason Heppenstall – Recycle Sculptor

Jason Heppenstall – Recycle Sculptor

Born in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. I was brought up on a typical post war council estate. Pre- playstation and computer days. Gangs of us down the woods, making tree houses and building dams. Kids at one with nature, even at a young age we were always creative.  At school I started my love of working
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Becky Thorley Fox – Artist

Becky Thorley Fox – Artist

  Born in Cheshire, Becky studied at Bath Spa University on a Creative Arts degree in Art and Textiles. Soon after graduating she moved to Wales to be closer to the places that inspire her work. In 2012/2013 Becky returned to Cheshire to learn more about the subjects that inspire her work through studying, ecology,
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Sabine Kussmaul – Mixed Media Artist

Sabine Kussmaul – Mixed Media Artist

I am a visual artist based in Prestbury, close to Macclesfield, United Kingdom. Drawing has been the starting point and a re-occuring view-point for my visual arts practise. ?I have studied Fashion and Design, worked in the respective industry, as a teacher for Art & Design and in Illustration. My fine arts practise is the last
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Art Dredge Project

Art Dredge Project

An Arts Council funded project, delivered by Spearfish Workshops Limited. Dredging the Rochdale canal to create artworks with the found objects. Description - Not for profit arts organisation Spearfish Workshops are working with the Canals and River Trust, Troydale Residents Association, The Friends of Rochdale canal and The Water Adventure Centre on an Arts Council
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Stephen Hitchin – Sculptor

Stephen Hitchin – Sculptor

In recent years, in undertaking a series of commissions, I have worked with a range of materials including metal, stained glass, ceramics and bronze I have also employed the processes of both laser and plasma cutting. Whilst each of these processes offers opportunities that are unique and challenging I am always pleased to return to
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Bryn Sutcliffe – Painter

Bryn Sutcliffe – Painter

My art is mainly rendered in paint, as this is and always has been my preference. I also enjoy drawing and have a large portfolio of nudes, legendary icons etc. I enjoy portraiture using paint, pastel, pencil, chalk and charcoal.  As well as intricate ‘lifelike’ portraits, I also enjoy a more contemporary style of work
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Maria Walker – Textiles and Mixed Media

Maria Walker – Textiles and Mixed Media

Maria Walker’s practice explores the concept of memory, nostalgia and forgetting through a combination of textiles, illustration, digital imagery, text and found objects. She is particularly interested in telling the stories of ordinary people which are often overlooked. She takes her inspiration from the traces people have left behind through an exploration of personal objects
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Jacqueline East – Children’s Book Illustrator

Jacqueline East – Children’s Book Illustrator

“Jacqueline has been illustrating children’s books for 25 years and her work is published across the globe in many formats; from  novelty board books to high-end trade and some appearances on  programmes like Driver Dan’s Story Train. She has worked above a chocolate factory, from a caravan by the sea and now works from her home in Bristol with
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Wild Places Exhibition – Philip Gibson @ New Vic Theatre,Stoke on Trent

Wild Places Exhibition – Philip Gibson @ New Vic Theatre,Stoke on Trent

‘Wild Places’ – Exhibition – Philip Gibson @ The New Vic Theatre, Stoke on Trent.  Monday 3rd March – Saturday 22nd March. ‘Detailed paintings and drawings in various media depicting wildlife and rugged landscapes that challenge the viewer to look more closely at their relationship with their habitat. Phil Gibson returns for another showing of his
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