Catherine Van Giap - fish panel
Catherine Van Giap
William Smith
William Smith
Shelly Perkins
Shelly Perkins
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Lorenzo Gavarini
Jill Crowther
Jill Crowther

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Artwork for Rachel Grevatte

Folk birds

Unpolished owls

Bird Angel

Nertal angels

The Thimbletons

Re-formed treasure

Ocean collection

Folk art bird


How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

In my historic Ludlow home studio I transform old, broken and discarded things into unique, playful pieces. Every item has a story and a history and is one of a kind. My collages and objects d’art stimulate conversation, creativity and fun.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

A pleasure and a privilege to combine my creativity with a passion for finding and reimagining.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Emily Found A Thing. Multidisciplinary Artist

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Stick Em Up. Collage collective at Gather, Ludlow. Art teacher and subject leader.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

BA (hons) Art and Primary teaching 2:I from Bretton Hall College 2001
In 2001 I completed my art and teaching degree at Bretton Hall College, Yorkshire. As well as my own practice I have since worked with schools, colleges, community groups, museums and galleries.
I founded my creative business Emily Found A Thing in 2008 combining my love of finding and reimagining.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Rutland Open Studios 2022
Found, Leicester Museum & Art Gallery 2021

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Wistow Gallery, Leicestershire
Bluestone Gallery, Hay-on-Wye
Unpolished Space, Stow-on-the-Wold
Yarmouth Gallery, Isle of Wight

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