ARTIST OF THE WEEK KIRSTEN ELLSWOOD

Kirsten studied Fine Art in Exeter.  Her work centres around the environment, drawing on the colours, texture and drama of Devon and Cornwall landscapes. She uses different media, responding to different themes accordingly. She has exhibited widely throughout the South West.  "What is it about the...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK BARBARA DAVIS

    [caption id="attachment_29857" align="alignnone" width="1022"]    “On the Beach 4”[/caption]   Dorset based Barbara Davis enjoys painting landscapes, still life and portraits. We asked her about the abstract work she has on Art Gallery SW. Can you talk us through the stages of creating your abstract mixed media work...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK RACHAEL BENNETT

   "Cosmos No 18" Rachael is a very well known established Devon based artist. She exhibits widely and sells her work in a number of galleries, online galleries and through her own website. We asked her. Can you tell us more about your work and influences? My work revolves around...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK JO GOSLING

" Mirror Neurons: the Empathic Brain 1 Jo is a well known fibre artist, living near Totnes, weaving hand-made tapestries. She also teach Mindfulness Meditation, hence, her work is strongly influenced by mindfulness and neuroscience. We began by asking her. What are the main influences upon your work...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK JANE BRANCH

      "Grand Central Station". Charcoal on watercolour paper. Devon-based artist Jane Branch is this week's 'Artist of the Week'! Jane is inspired by the Cornish and Devon coast and the human figure. We asked her about three of his most intricate works:  In your work ‘Grand Central Station’ we see the use of...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK GORAN HAHNE

"Fish Barrel" Original Lithograph print This week our artist of the week is Goran Hahne. Goran is an acclaimed artist all over his native Scandinavia but less well-known in the UK. He lives in Dorset in a village near Blandford. We asked him about three of his most...

VAL WEBBERLEY ARTIST OF THE WEEK

      "Venice to the Lagoon" Painting in stitch. This week our artist of the week is Dorset-based artist, Val Webberley. We asked her about three of her works. 'Venice to the Lagoon’ is part of your series of works featuring Venice.  Can you tell us more about Venice as inspiration in your work? "I...

FEATURED ARTIST ANDREW LUSCOMBE

  "Evening Rain"   This week our artist of the week is Andrew Luscombe. We asked him about three of his most intricate works: Can you tell us more about your choice of subject for Evening Rain and the technical difficulties of painting the reflections of light upon water? "Evening Rain is a...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK MARTIN MAXIM

Boats at Portscatho, watercolour and gouache Our artist of the week this week is Martin Maxim.We asked him three questions about his work Can you tell us more about this composition and your preoccupation with ‘seeing’, in particular how you capture light and shadow? “Seeing these boats on...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK HELEN GORICK

    Can you tell us more about your artistic background and your route into lampworking? I’ve enjoyed arts and crafts from an early age and I have memories of making posting boxes using empty cat biscuit packets and miles of cellotape when I was about 5/6 years...