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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...

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 YVONNE DONEY

      Yvonne lives and works on the edge of Exeter, where she has a studio in her cottage garden.   We asked her first what led her to jewellery making.   She explained, ‘Well, I tried oil painting and dabbled a bit in pottery, but failed to find any real...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK DAVID ROBINSON

  David has lived in Clevedon in Somerset for many years. We asked him about his  route to becoming an artist?  I grew up surrounded by the natural world and its wonderful shapes and colours. A love of nature has stayed with me throughout life. My parents were...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK ANGIE SEAWAY

    Angie is a well known artist in Exmouth who runs her own Gallery. What was your route to becoming an artist? My mother has OCD tendencies and my father believed creative subjects were a waste of time,so as a child I was never allowed or encouraged to...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK JEAN MINTOFT

    What inspires your work? I have always been inspired by colour, the richer the colours, the better, which is perhaps why I love the colours of summer in the south-west! In addition, the contrast between light and shade fascinates me, and especially when there is a...

ARTIST OF THE WEEK PAM HUTCHINGS

  What was your route into working as an artist? I was art school trained in graphic design and made my living as a designer working in both the UK and abroad. You have a strong design background can you explain how this background influences your work? My...