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Winter trees enamel picture

Spring Hillside

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Telephone: 
01594 544417 07855690616
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I make enamel pictures, bowls, brooches and earrrings. All of my work is on a base of copper and I create the design with powdered glass which is then fired. Several layers of glass powder can be applied so some peices are fired several times.
My pictures are inspired by nature, either trees , flowers or seedheads. I am also inspired by stunning landscapes or seascapes and create vibrant pictures of these scenes.
I am passionate about my work and get a real buzz from creating . The joy of enamelling is the unpredictabilaty of the final piece.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Enamelling is my life and it's when I am at my happiest.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I have been a professional enamel artist for nearly fourteen years.

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

Throughout the year I am creating my enamel pictures, bowls, brooches and earring to give me enough stock for the sixteen or more shows that I attend every year.

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

I am self taught

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

I usually sell my work at exhibitions and shows. Some shows I regularly exhibit at are the RHS Malvern Spring and Autumn shows. RHS Wisley, Hyde Hall in Essex, Hever Castle in Kent.
H.Art at Brockhampton. Faropen studios, artist in Residence at Nature in Art.
I am also a co-operative member of Frogmore Street Gallery in Abergavenny.

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Frogmore Street Gallery Abergavenny,
Shows with the Cotswold CraftGuild.
Shows with Craft in Focus. FarOpen Studios; Taurus Crafts and my own website

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