Meet the Artists

Profiles

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]
Charlie Caffyn
Charlie CaffynCharlie Caffyn Furniture
I design and make modern, elegant, wooden furniture with architectural influences. Standing up for the traditional craftsmanship values of handcrafted, timeless wooden furniture that lasts generations not seasons, I make each piece of furniture by hand from my original designs. [Profile]
Dave Olinski
Dave OlinskiPhotographer
Deep Light Media | 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]
Will Hunt
Will HuntSculptor
Hi, I’m Will Hunt. I draw upon past experiences using line, form, colour and technique, striving to create an intense emotion and rich experience in the observer by creating simple, beautiful, humble, unique and timeless abstract pieces of sculpture inspired by nature. [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]
Sarah Jones
Sarah JonesArtist (acrylic and mixed media)
A later-life returner to art, undertaking a mid-life degree and career change, Sarah E. Jones is a local artist based on the Hampshire/Surrey border, working in acrylic and mixed media. Thematically she is drawn to landscape, seascape, nature and spirit. [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]