Chris has always had a fascination with making objects. He likes to think he began his journey to becoming a blacksmith as a young child playing with Lego.
Karen is a glassmaker, she started her journey into glass by studying architectural glass at Queens Road School of Art in Bristol.
Nat produces bold and lively woodcut prints inspired by her passion for wildlife. She carves her blocks out of MDF with linocutting tools and prints them individually by hand. Her designs depict characterful creatures and often contain a feeling of movement and vitality.
Individually designed and handcrafted silver and gold jewellery alongside a range of other precious, non-precious and mixed metal pieces.
Designer Milliner Heather, creates stunning headpieces from contemporary and traditional materials.
Lorna trained at Liverpool John Moore’s University and worked as a graphic designer and freelance architectural illustrator. Building on this experience she worked in traditional watercolour for a period producing paintings of many places in the Southwest and West Midlands.
Fiona is a lampworker and jewellery designer from Cheltenham.
Julie Sutton – 1945 – 2018
Very sadly, Julie passed away in September.
She was one of our longest serving members and was always a passionate and committed member of our group. Julie served on our Committee for many years and was always a rational and sensible influence. She was always kind, quiet and unassuming but certainly stood her ground on matters that she felt passionate about. We will miss her very much.
Richards approach bridges both paper cut and collage to create his bold and distinctive style. Every picture is designed, hand cut from card and paper, and layered to create the finished piece.
Sonya makes unique, handmade ceramic vases, platters and collectable jewellery at her studio in Bristol. She forages leaves from local arboretums, forests and her own garden to inform her designs.