I trained and worked as an interior architect with my own design company. After a career change I returned to education to study textiles. Exploring all forms, ancient and modern I discovered feltmaking. This ancient technique dating back some 8000 years lends itself to the creation of fantastic sculptures, clothes, jewellery and wall-art. I am at my happiest messing about with fibres in the shed in the garden.
My work tends to be on the fantasy side with visions of mountain villages and a utopian countryside. I people them with all my sculpted animals ranging from woodland creatures to happy farm animals. My sculpting needle is always busy.
Before the virus hit I would be teaching at various craft schools around the country but all this has changed and now I have a weekly spot teaching different techniques, a different one every week.
- Oxfordshire Museum Contemporary Craft Collection - permanent exhibit
- International Juried Exhibition in Philadelphia USA- Identity
- Exhibition in Los Alamos USA
Maggie works in ceramics, silk painting and printmaking. She is inspired by ancient, eastern and twentieth century art and design.View Profile
Clara is an artist drawing and painting on silk, sculpting in stone, wood and clay and fusing glass.View Profile
Ann creates unique hand painted silks and one off fused glass pieces and glass jewellery, inspired by her love of colour and colour combinations.View Profile