We showcase works by many talented local and regional artists. They deliver individual and unique works in jewellery, glass, ceramics, cloisonné enamel, textiles, pewter and a wide range of various art media from oils, watercolours, acrylics, photography, collagraph and chine-collé, offering a selection of fabulous textures and diverse subject matters.
The following is an inclusive but not an exhaustive list of artists we represent:
Estelle has been making jewellery since January 2018, when she started weekly evening lessons. Estelle fell in love with it instantly and slowly started building up a collection of tools so that she was able to learn and create pieces from home...
Fused glass art handmade by glass artist Gregg Anston-Race, stunning designs from handmade fused glass vessels and bowls to striking pieces of fused glass art, in the form of wall art, free standing glass sculptures ...
My jewellery is made from air drying clay which is very robust. I cut out the jewellery pieces, allow them to dry and then sand them down a little to neaten. I paint the jewellery with acrylics before applying a matt varnish. They are then ready to ‘make up’ ...
Situated in Hertford, Bird Box Pottery derives its name from the tiny studio from which it operates and is home to Nikki Roberson, Ceramic Artist. Nikki graduated from the University of Wales in 1993 in three-dimensional design ...
The water colour paintings and drawings of Lindsay Ann Maynard are captured in her 'Country Collection' products, ranging from hand made stone tableware and greeting cards, original watercolour paintings and giclee prints ...
Sarah has had a camera since she was a teenager, but became really serious about photography with the purchase of her first digital camera. Having done evening classes and some degree-level studying, she started her business ...
A driving force for my art has always been the desire to make something that brings me joy to create. I love using colour to create fun pieces of art...
Helen lives near Buntingford, with her husband and two children. She has a scientific rather than an artistic background. After graduating with a BSc Hons in Chemistry from St. Andrews University ...
Pete studied at the International Glass Centre, Brierley Hill, from 2007 to 2009. In late 2010 he joined a partnership to form the Stourbridge Glassblowing Studio in the refurbished Ruskin Glass Centre in Amblecote, Stourbridge...
I started my career in 1995 working for a family owned jewellery store and become fascinated with estate jewellery and the lore of amazing gemstones. This led me to study Gemmology though the Gemmological Institute of America...
Metalsmith & Jeweller
Nettie, a self-taught jeweller, works from her studio by the Thames in South East London.
Footwear designer Janet Middleton started making baby shoes after the birth of her son Billy in 1998. Previosly she had worked with Vivienne Westwood, and other London designers like Nick Coleman as well as making womens...
Formally trained as a commercial artist at the London College of Printing (where he later taught as a part-time lecturer in Reprographics) he has always enjoyed using state of the art visualising ...
Born in Montreal in 1980, Isabelle studied Fine Art at Concordia University, later moving to the South of France to specialise in Contemporary Art where she gained a master’s degree …
Judy is a modern contemporary artist with a passion for colour. She lives and works in Hertfordshire. Her work is light and spontaneous and has been described by many as 'straight from the heart'...
After graduating University Emily created a unique collection of handmade anodised aluminium jewellery...
Using collage and mixed media to build up textures, pattern and colour, Kathy produces decorative and imaginative pieces. She finds that an intricate and exciting image can be achieved by combining scraps of paper and material with paint ...
Judith, husband Paul and young daughter Georgina share their home with one Spaniel, nine guinea pigs, two fish tanks and until recently, three ageing cats, whose antics, particularly in their youth, provided the inspiration for much of her work...
Aila’s work reflects the colours and textures of the rocky environment of her homeland, Finland. Much of Aila’s work is constructed by the slab-building technique using paper clay which is ...
Julie Fountain is the award winning artist behind Beach Art Glass, working from her Worcestershire studio, where she has been making and teaching glass bead making since 2007..
After obtaining a degree in Pharmacy at London University and working as a pharmacist for many years, Gill finally realised her dream of working full-time on her photography. She became fascinated with cameras at an early age originally using film and slides, although ...
Following a purchase of some beautiful earrings in a shop in Brighton, I was inspired to look into various silver-smithing courses in order to start making jewellery myself...
Nicholas produces thrown ceramics in both porcelain, stoneware and earthenware inspired by both British studio ceramics and Chinese and Korean master potters.
In Annette Gardener’s studio, it all becomes very technical. Annette’s workbench is scattered with tubes containing finely ground glass powder which, once fired on copper sheet, will transform to a delicate translucent or a dramatic and bold surface of glass ...
Caroline predominantly makes use of hand building and mould making techniques. Her forms continue into textile art, adding fragility and femininity...
Tania Scott Durrant
Fine Art Print
Having studied BA Fashion and Textile Design at Nottingham Trent, majoring in print, Tania has recently returned to this discipline in the much more relaxed and expressive area of fine art printmaking ...
Sue loves working with fused glass and is fascinated by the way it can be fashioned to create items that can be functional, decorative, whimsical … or all three!
Blurring the line between art, illustration and graphic design, Andrew creates minimal, yet highly emotive, whimsical drawings, usually of animals...
Amanda graduated from the Chelsea College of Arts with a BA(Hons) in Public Art and Design. Her work is primarily in the public realm, with an interest in how communities and people communicate with these spaces ...
Sterling Silver Jewellery
Chris Lewis makes a distinctively different line of designer silver jewellery. It is perfect for those searching for that balance between sensible pricing, quality and design. The collections offer design innovation with a timeless statement ...
Kimberley graduated from Middlesex University in 2014 with a degree in Jewellery and Accessories design. She then went on to work in a bespoke jewellers for 2 years, working alongside and learning from the head jewellers...
A young potter, Ruta was born, brought up and studied in Lithuania and has been in England now for four years. She works in Hertford where she is gaining a reputation for her fine craftsmanship...
My name is Georgina and I live in Somerset. I would say I was known by my friends for my 'quirky' humour and creativity. I love making, chatting, laughing, cider, boxsets, Jesus and my husband! I love creating designs that make people smile and create a little giggle...
Colouring in… What can I say? I’ve never wanted to do anything else with my life and here I am, doing it for a living. I am a girl who maintains there’s nothing quite like the smell of a new box of pencils ...
Mixed Media Jewellery
Based in Wiltshire, Amanda uses only locally sourced materials and UK suppliers to ensure that all of her pieces are of the highest quality. Her ability to incorporate a mix of materials including silver, gemstones, wood, glass, acrylic, paper ...
All of her work is composed by imagination, dreams and layering of observations. Anneli creates exciting, personal images, but also encourages the viewer to visualise their own interpretation. Many of her images are suitable for textile and card designs.
With a distinctive style that is both popular and unique, Cathy paints work that is easily recognisable and has featured in galleries and exhibitions across Hertfordshire. Taking inspiration from all around, the paintings describe experiences, places and events ...
Andy & Kirsty Field
Friends from the age of 11 having met at school in 1984, Andy and Kirsty Field started their Designate journey in the year 2000...
Joely is chiefly a visual artist working in various media from paint to textiles and collage. Her ongoing series ‘The Eternal Landscape’ consists of canvases that morph across the landscape, transcending seasons and times of the day ...
Working mainly with stoneware clay and using oxides to colour, Vicki creates beautifully sculpted ceramic pieces which will bring a smile to your face...
All Clare’s work is hand fabricated out of sheet silver and gold using traditional silversmithing techniques...
Helen Rose Smith
Helen Rose is a contemporary glass designer specialising in fused glass and kiln formed glass techniques. As a qualified art teacher...
Hand made by me and the expert team at my workshop in Northumberland. Original, variable and ergonomic designs, band-sawn on the curve from locally-sourced hardwoods...