Paul makes ceramic sculptures to celebrate the human figure and its aspirations in joyful activity. Inspired by the flints strewn over the Wessex landscape, he recreates their fragmentation and colours in clay and glazes.
Sophie creates collections of themed pieces and is currently focusing on the nude, animals and dance. She sculpts in ceramic, resin and bronze. An art teacher for 28 years and a creative industrybusiness advisor, she lives and works in Bristol.
Although she trained as a scientist, Pratima’s love of art has been lifelong. Her unique ceramic pieces are much influenced by frequent trips to India. She tries to encapsulate the country, its magnificent sculptures, stunning textures, vibrant colours and vitality in her work.
Sally creates distinctive, individually handmade figures, human and animal, using her patchwork style of building with clay. She especially likes developing new adventures for her lovable character
Andrew’s work is based around small figures and animals depicting the lighter side of life. Each piece is handmade in porcelain, being fired three times, firstly in a bisque, a glaze and finally a lustre firing.
A love of wildlife was the starting point for Paul’s carving from early in his life. Originally working in wood, he now sculpts his stylised forms of birds and other animals in bronze.
Colleen Du Pon
Colleen du Pon is a Metal Sculptor and Artist Blacksmith living in Bridport, West Dorset. She blends forging with hand, hammer & anvil with contemporary metalworking processes to create works in mild steel.
Tony learnt his craft under the guidance of the eminent animal sculptress, Margot Dent. He works from his studio in Hampshire, sculpting his favourite subjects of animals and portraiture. He works in cold cast bronze resin.
Anne-Marie Marshall Fieber
Anne-Marie Marshall uses traditional hand-building techniques to produce eye-catching clay sculptures full of life, texture and character; her subjects range from farmyard animals to more exotic species such as crocodiles and elephants.
Janice creates large heads, individually constructed with large clay slabs. She keeps the form relatively simple with minimum expressive detail, and adds bold or elaborate designs with the use of glaze. Pieces are often Raku fired.
The geometry of the female form is what most interests Cathy. She looks beyond the detail in order to capture the underlying patterns and rhythms and enjoys expressing its lines, emphasising the tactile and curvaceous.
Elliot displayed a passion for wildlife and art from a young age. Taking inspiration from the countryside, he focuses on capturing the life and grace of the subject, concentrating on their key features but allowing spontaneity to make up the main body of the sculpture.