Meet the Artists

Profiles

Sue Bridge
Sue BridgeArtBirds
Creating artwork is a joy to me; at the same time it is also incredibly stressful and scary. Making Art allows me to explore, experiment, play, take risks, and break new ground. It’s also a way of escaping everyday life and a method of speeding up time through lockdown![Profile]
Simon Pink
Simon PinkContemporary Artist
Simon’s imagination and attention to detail are captured in his beautiful paintings, gaining him a reputation for producing highly collectable artwork.[Profile]
Alina Luchianov
Alina LuchianovArt by Alina Luchianov
As an artist, I love to capture summer in my works. This painting reminds me of those fantastic holidays that we enjoyed in the past, let’s assume this coming summer will be great and full of wonderful moments.[Profile]
Charles Burns
Charles BurnsSilhouettist
Charles embarked on a career as an artist/entertainer, demonstrating his silhouette at events all over the UK. He has cut three portraits of the Queen as well Presidents Clinton and Mandela, and many other well-known faces.[Profile]
Janina Maher
Janina MaherBindweed Art Studio
I work as a multi-disciplinary artist and my other interests include making handmade books, and monoprinting, both of which I teach regularly at workshops.[Profile]
Jane Haigh
Jane HaighCountry Art
Jane lives in the Lincolnshire countryside and most of her inspiration comes from animals seen around the county. She works from the heart; identifying the heart of the subject and brings character and personality to the paintings.[Profile]
Sarah Jane Shepherd
Sarah Jane ShepherdSJS Original Art
Sarah is a freelance artist based in Surrey, UK. Sarah specialises in large scale paintings of animals and birds. She layers acrylic paint on canvas and uses contemporary finishes to complement traditional and modern interior design.[Profile]
Francesca Dunne
Francesca DunneFran & Garlic
I am a South African born, self-taught multi-disciplinary, upcycling artist. I work primarily with acrylics, spray paint and more recently mixed media and collage, diversifying myself as an artist more and more each day. I also plan to create prints in the future.[Profile]
Tom Waller
Tom WallerStreet Photography
Tom started street photography as a personal photography project a few years ago and fell in love with the genre. It’s a style of photography that enables him to wander the streets looking for entirely natural scenes.[Profile]
Katharine Daniel
Katharine DanielJewellery Design
I am a Welsh-based, independent designer, creating beautiful and unique pieces of jewellery. Before setting up my own business, I worked for two award winning jewellers, completing unique CAD designed jewellery for their customers.[Profile]
Roberta Tetzner
Roberta TetznerRoberta Tetzner Art
Roberta Tetzner seeks to capture the powerful feelings inspired by the beauty of the natural world and translate that experience into a visual record, which is both sensual and intellectual. [Profile]
Teresa Chlapowski
Teresa ChlapowskiSculptor and Digital Artist
I am influenced by colour, texture and the human form. I love to experiment, pushing the glass to its limits in an attempt to express my ideas. My inspiration comes from Ancient Egyptian art, modern dance, the sea and reflections, textiles, and photography. [Profile]
Scarlet Page
Scarlet PageJewellery Designer and Maker
Scarlet crafts her products by hand from her workshop in South Oxfordshire. She trained in jewellery, specialising in silversmithing. The finished products are substantial, unique and highly tactile pieces of jewellery. [Profile]
Elaine Wells
Elaine WellsPotter
I have gone from producing a sterile pot as quickly and efficiently as possible to using a slow fluid mark making process to produce a more relaxed style of work on the potter’s wheel, even allowing a series of pots to develop in a similar but individual way. [Profile]
Debbie Page
Debbie PageCeramicist/Potter
With influences from Korean and Japanese ceramics, both ancient and modern, my works explores the strong, simple forms. For surface decoration I use both glaze and non-glaze methods, looking for lively, active effects often with the use of smoke or raku firings. [Profile]
Rhiannon Stocking-Williams
Rhiannon Stocking-WilliamsPhotographer
Street photography is my main passion, which, in addition to European travel, includes my home town and Brighton, where I escape to whenever I can. I’m particularly interested in Mod culture, albeit (as a hard rock fan) with a spy-in-the-camp sensibility. [Profile]
Matt Emmett
Matt EmmettLocations & Ruins Photographer
Matt Emmett is a graphic designer and an award winning architectural and landscape photographer based in Caversham, Reading. He has been obsessed by the recording of lesser known historic locations and at-risk heritage since 2012. [Profile]
Elizabeth Baldin
Elizabeth BaldinPainter & illustrator
Elizabeth is able to work in most media, but happiest when working in acrylics or watercolours. Her inspiration comes from observing her surroundings in the Berkshire and Hampshire countryside or the Scottish Islands , especially Arran. [Profile]
Melanie Hamlet
Melanie HamletJewellery Designer
Hi, I’m Melanie, jewellery designer and maker behind Kokkino. Inspired by anything from the colour of a new growing bud, an old beloved button, architecture, art and textiles. I draw from any number of influences to create my collections of jewellery. [Profile]
Dave Olinski
Dave OlinskiPhotographer
Although my approach to photography could be described as eclectic the recurring theme to my images is landscape, city scape and nature, where I am most drawn to beautiful light and rich dramatic colour. [Profile]
Sarah Salmon
Sarah SalmonPhotographer
Making images for me is a very sensory and mediative experience; I play with my subject for some time, focusing my attention solely on exploring it from different angles, finding the compositions which most please my sense of aesthetic. [Profile]
Clare Buchta
Clare BuchtaLandscape Painter
Clare is an award winning artist who has always enjoyed painting , influenced by an artistic family. Clare loves the countryside of her local area in Berkshire and Oxfordshire and the coast and countryside of the UK . Clare specialises in land and seascapes of the British isles. [Profile]
Gaye Daniels
Gaye DanielsArtist and Sculptor
Growing up in an artistic environment, I spent many years drawing and painting, but it was several years later, in 1996, that I finished an art and music degree where I specialised in stone sculpture. However, after a few years’ gap my current focus is painting. [Profile]
Tamalia Reeves
Tamalia ReevesResin Artist
Hi I’m Tamalia, I set up the MADEbyTamalia Studio as a little craft sanctuary in Caversham. I’m incredibly passionate about sharing arts and crafts with the local community to help improve wellbeing and will often be found involved in many other local wellness or environmental events. [Profile]
Kate Box
Kate BoxKnitwear Designer
I am an independent knitwear designer, passionate about blending contemporary design with traditional craft. Following a career in London working with industry greats including Orla Kiely, Kay Cosserat and Julia Pines, I launched my own knitwear label. [Profile]
Kate Cullum
Kate CullumTextile Designer
Hi I’m Kate, I am a textile designer and have worked in the industry for 18 years. I left the corporate safety net about 8 years ago to work freelance and now have my own textile business making products for the home with a focus on sustainability and using British manufacturing & suppliers. [Profile]
Sabari Sen
Sabari SenPortrait & Ceramic Artist
In recent years Sabari has diversified her work by becoming a trained ceramic artist through the Pottery Skills Courses from (Swanspool Ceramics) in Northamptonshire. She currently creates her own style of ceramic pieces which incorporates a unique blend of Western and Eastern designs. [Profile]