Exhibitors 2018

Diana Aungier-Rose
Diana Aungier-Rose

Diana Aungier-Rose was born in Oxford and lived in South Africa for most of her teenage years. This had a profound effect on her work; the sumptuous colours of the landscapes, the skies and the people of the country are reflected in the opulence and vibrancy of her paintings. (Methodist Church)

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Ian Beckton
Ian Beckton

A ceramic artist

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Nola Bradley
Nola Bradley

Nola lives in Stinchcombe and has been painting a variety of subjects for about ten years, mainly in acrylic paints and inks. (The Tabernacle)

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Buddy Bird
Buddy Bird

Decorative yet functional individual hand made creations. Ceramics, jewelry, mirrors, lights, wood, glass and raku.

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Tom Carter
Tom Carter

Tom Carter is a painter living in Thornbury. He paints in oils and acrylics, occasionally doing commissions, generally for portraits of animals and people. Although he also paints a wide variety of subjects including still life, land and seascapes. (Tashi Centre)

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Pauline Chidlaw
Pauline Chidlaw

Working mainly with hand-rolled felt and machine embroidery, Pauline draws inspiration from the colours, textures and shapes of the natural world. She enjoys enjoy teaching felt making and machine embroidery workshops. (Methodist Church)

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Sarah Davis
Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a Slimbridge based stained glass artist whose work includes windows, door panels, hangings and garden structures. Sarah specialises in traditional leaded and copper foiled stained glass, often decorating the surface of the glass with intricate sgraffito painted designs. (Courtyard Café)

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Rita Dee
Rita Dee

Paintings and drawings in mixed media, watercolours and inks. Inspiration comes from the natural world and elements of landscape, including the seashore, rock formations and standing stones. (Tashi Centre)

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Rosie Diggins
Rosie Diggins

Rosie has always enjoyed textiles and embroidery; on retiring she took up weaving and her husband learnt how to spin fleece. Her work includes knitting, weaving, felting and quilting. (St James' Church)

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Helen Edgar
Helen Edgar

British wildlife is the inspiration for most of Helen's work. Sometimes, though, she can't resist the beautiful lines of the farm tractor or a harrier jump jet. Helen makes linoprints, paints mostly in oils and creates meticulous paper cuts to produce deceptively simple screen prints. (St James' Church)

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Claire Failes
Claire Failes

Based in North Nibley, Claire Failes’ work is mainly landscapes in acrylic paint, informed by her local surroundings of Gloucestershire. Her detailed work captures the countryside in all its seasons bringing colour and light into her painting. (Courtyard Café)

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Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler

Julie Fowler creates exuberant, narrative - based ceramics for the table, decorative panel pieces and artworks. She also works with schools creating large sculptural panels (Kingshill House)

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Priya Ghimire
Priya Ghimire

Priya’s passion in life is to paint. Hailing from Nepal where she learned traditional thangka painting. She strives to create beautifully intricate work. (The Tabernacle)

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Mary Grundy
Mary Grundy

Mary Grundy works predominantly in Oil, Watercolours and Pastel, inspired by trips to Morocco, Venice and Cornwall. She has recently been working on Angelic figurative pieces alongside the landscapes and portraiture of pets and people familiar to her. She also works on commissions. (Kingshill House)

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Dave Hancock
Dave Hancock

Dave Hancock's career has ranged from toy making, the production of decorative furniture, authoring and contributing to several art and design books. He has also worked in the fields of graphic design and animation. His work ranges from the graphical to the near abstract. (Studio Maru)

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Jill Hancock
Jill Hancock

Jill Hancock abstracts form and imbues it with colour and movement. Her work exhibits great subtlety whilst providing lasting interest. She distills her original idea to allow the viewer to build the story back to its complete self. Each viewing results in a new and exciting completion. (Tashi Centre)

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Jon Hastings
Jon Hastings

Jon paints in oils and is currently working on a series of abstract paintings representing experience of place. He also creates large multi-media drawings, often in response to music. Jon is also interested in more conceptual art forms, using photography, video, 3-D forms, and installations to create immersive and interactive works. (Methodist Church)

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Mike Henton
Mike Henton

Mike has been taking photographs professionally for 38 years, shooting Landscapes, Interiors, People, Personalities, Products and Spaces. Something in his vision makes us want to visit the house, buy the product, meet the face. Sometimes it’s nostalgia, sometimes dynamism or a quality of stillness. (Methodist Church)

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TomatoJack Arts
TomatoJack Arts

Angela and Lynda have been making mosaics in their studio at TomatoJack Arts in Berkeley. They take their inspiration from science and nature. They love everything about the mosaic process and are constantly experimenting with new materials, processes and techniques. (Tashi Centre)

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Karen Hilliard
Karen Hilliard

Karen is an Irish artist living and working from her studio in Uley, she mostly works in ceramics, often combining her love of drawing and print. (Kingshill House)

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Mel King
Mel King

Mel King has been interested in art since youth. Her work focuses on themes of identity, image and the self. (The Tabernacle)

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Maureen Knowles
Maureen Knowles

Maureen uses batik ( the ancient art of decorating cloth using wax and dye) to make pictures of everyday scenes and more recently the interpretation of plant forms through this media. (Methodist Church)

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Jenny Krupa
Jenny Krupa

Jenny Krupa strives to paint pictures that depict emotions and feelings.She uses a variety of mediums including metal, slate, glass, acrylics and even wood. They range from tiny to very large and the subject matter is quite eclectic! (Kingshill House)

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La Lune
La Lune

Yvonne and Rose at La Lune Art Studio specialise in a mixture of pencil and pastels art as well as creating unique pieces of furniture. La Lune Art Studio hosts art classes, quality crafts and exquisite art within the town of Berkeley. Their artwork is inspired by the wonders of nature. (Kingshill House)

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Nicola Latham
Nicola Latham

Nicola is a painter who enjoys experimenting and using a wide variety of techniques and styles. Her subject matter is as varied as her media. She loves to explore different ways to paint landscapes and wildlife and is not afraid to tackle more contemporary issues. (The Tabernacle)

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Rita Long
Rita Long

A local artist (Kingshill House)

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Jon Martin
Jon Martin

Dursley based artist who a paints local landscapes using oils, as seen on Grand Designs! (Studio Maru)

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Caroline Marshall
Caroline Marshall

Caroline first became interested in photography when she discovered the black and white landscape photographs of Ansel Adams. Caroline finds inspiration in the purity of the natural world and her images in this exhibition focus on the countryside of Gloucestershire and the village of Stinchcombe where she lives. (St James' Church)

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Sheila Munnoch
Sheila Munnoch

Sheila’s painting is a personal response to atmosphere and calm in landscapes closest to her. Colour is fundamental to my sense of wellbeing and this translates into bold, bright use of oils, acrylics and other media. She has lived, worked and walked in Gloucestershire for the past eight years. (Kingshill House)

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Ann Orchard
Ann Orchard

Ann lives in Dursley. She works in pastels, watercolour and acrylics. She particularly enjoys experimenting with mixed media. (St James' Church)

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Debs Paproska-Cole
Debs Paproska-Cole

Founder member of Cotswold Sculptors Association, Debs’ passion is portrait and figurative sculpture which she has cast into bronze or bronze resin. “There’s no greater satisfaction for me than working a true likeness into my sculpts” (Kingshill House)

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Honey Pegg
Honey Pegg

Honey Pegg is self taught in all her mediums and specialise in pencil drawings, acrylics and silk paintings, mainly doing subjects from nature around her. (The Tabernacle)

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Judith Pemberton-Bennetts
Judith Pemberton-Bennetts

Judith Pemberton-Bennetts is an acrylic artist currently living in Dursley where she has her studio. Her impressionist work uses the vibrant colours of nature. Her latest work truly encapsulates the wonder of walking through the beautiful local landscape which surround the Dursley area. (Kingshill House)

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John Pinch
John Pinch

John is a maker. He designs all his own work but loves experimenting with different materials and exploring both texture and pattern. His work includes architecture, sculpture, model making, furniture, product design and jewellery. (Tashi Centre)

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Joyce Pinch
Joyce Pinch

Joyce is a painter of mainly natural forms using acrylics and oils. Recent focus has been the garden, experimenting with composition and scale, inviting the viewer to take a new and a closer look. (Kingshill House)

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Cherie Rimell-Faulds
Cherie Rimell-Faulds

Cherie is a Stinchcombe based Artist and Silversmith. In the past her paintings have focused on bold, colourful renditions of natural elements using acrylics or pastels. But a chance to return to painting in a looser, more flowing abstract format has lured me back to the canvas. (Kingshill House)

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Sophie Ploeg (Guest exhibitor)
Sophie Ploeg (Guest exhibitor)

Sophie is a Dutch artist based in Thornbury, who specialises in portraiture and drapery. Her paintings of lace show her love of detail and history. She has exhibited her work widely and was awarded the BP Portrait Award Travel Scholarship in 2014. (Kingshill House)

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Graeme Robb
Graeme Robb

Graeme Robb’s paintings are inspired by the Impressionists. He nevertheless manages to imbue his work with a personal approach which make his paintings unique. He has sold work across the UK. (Kingshill House)

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Karen Schwamm
Karen Schwamm

Karen is a Textile and Ceramic Artist. Largely self-taught, Karen enjoys exploring techniques in both media and is always drawn towards nature and landscapes in her work. (St James' Church)

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Clare Stephens
Clare Stephens

Clare's ceramics use a variety of traditional techniques. Pieces are functional and decorative. She loves nature, colours and shapes. (Kingshill House)

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Phil Summers
Phil Summers

Phil enjoys finding the hidden and ignored in the world around him. Working mainly in Acrylic his paintings celebrate the wonder of the ordinary and beauty in brokenness. (Methodist Church)

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Ronald Swanwick
Ronald Swanwick

Wildlife and Birds. Original paintings and drawings in a range of mediums. Prints and cards. Commissions welcome. (Kingshill House)

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Tim Taphouse
Tim Taphouse

Tim is a photographer who loves the outdoors, from capturing the changing seasons on the Cotswold hills, to mountains further afield. (Courtyard Café)

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Julie West
Julie West

Julie West, GRA. Full member of the Guild of Railway Artists, she also specialises in nature and landscape working in oils on canvas, pencil on paper and clay board. (Studio Maru)

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Yvonne Wood
Yvonne Wood

Equipped with Fine Art Sculpture BA(hons), Yvonne Wood became inspired by the Cotswolds’ rich history of the woollen trade, so began using wool and dry needle felt as a medium for expression. Her work has a three dimensional quality exploring textures, blends and shimmering light effects. (Tashi Centre)

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Ricky Woodman-Povey
Ricky Woodman-Povey

Ricky is a self taught fibre artist originally from Australia. His work is made from wool, silk and other fibres and contains a number of different techniques including felting and embroidery. Ricky’s fibrescape work is inspired by Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties. (Studio Maru)

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Thomas Woodman-Povey
Thomas Woodman-Povey

Thomas is a whimsical stained glass artist. With a nod to traditional methods he produces works that are anything but! (Tashi Centre)

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