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Isobel has a passion for porcelain; she creates contemporary art, lighting and interior decorations. Working with porcelain paper clay has allowed Isobel to explore the boundaries of design. Her unique pieces are inspired by the world around us. They appear simple but, on closer inspection, reveal a stunning use of form, texture and depth.

ISOBEL


Ruffles Rimmed Pool of Tranquility

In a Spin


Phi

Ammonite

Serenity


Ruffles Twin

Seascape

Loose porcelain shapes Yin and Yang Seascape close up

Ruffles rectangular


Make a Wish Murmerations

Pods Loose porcelain leaves

Finishes


Pods - blue

Pods - grey

Pods - pink


My work comes into being in the space where science fact and science fiction meet and merge.

Inspired by the narratives of scientific discovery and innovation that increasingly dominate contemporary culture my work is an attempt by a non-scientist, an outsider, to visualize, comprehend and assimilate these new ideas and new ways of seeing the world, whether it's to do with our changing perception of bacteria or the paradigm shifts in our comprehension of the physical world that emerge from quantum physics. But a recurrent theme in my work is the limitations of science when confronted by the vast scale and complexity of nature. Science's goal of containing and defining nature is constantly subverted and fractured by the sheer volume and variety of data that needs to be observed, analysed and classified. This is figured in the excessive detail that characterizes my work as I attempt to overwhelm the eye through the scale and volume of what I depict. Process and material are crucial; the large hand cut pieces are dissected from sheet after sheet of paper in careful scientific fashion with a scalpel knife, sometimes taking months to complete, the slow act of cutting repeating the long time-based processes that dominate nature: growth, decay and re-growth; whereas the laser cut works push both machine and material to their limits. Paper, my chosen material, embodies the paradoxical qualities that we see in nature: its fragility and durability, its strength and delicacy; there is a pleasing poetic symmetry in taking this material that was cut from the forest and by cutting and transforming it once again returning it to its origins.

ROGAN


Vortex

Quantum Foam


Kernel

Cut Microbe

Cut Microbe Detail


Portal

Mandala

Magic Circle

Clone

Magic Circle Shanti


Michelle is an artist working in the unusual medium of woven metal: Stainless steel, Copper and Brass The metal sculptures themselves are transitory brought into being to stamp their presence on an instant in time and then immediately deconstructed.

MICHELLE


Swallows I

Bamboo


Swallows

Maple Leaves

Ginko Leaves

Swallows


Seed

Echoes of Autumn Flower


German artist John's conceptual work is an attempt to discern governing principles of the universe - art as a way of enquiring about the world. Artistic investigation, as a way of inquiring about the world, keeps asking the same perennial questions about origin of matter as science and religion. It bridges scientific and spiritual dimensions by conveying a message which is both: universal and deeply personal. His art transcends the dualism of objective and subjective, matter and spirit. It goes beyond the established framework of human knowledge and beliefs towards the state of ubiquitous oneness. He believes that every form of existence, from a thought, a feeling, matter to space and time is one and the same energy governed by the same principle and being a part of the Singular Universe. Dualism exists only as our perception and it is through their singularity that we can access the truth.

JOHN F


Destruction N째 6

Black&Gold

Destruction N째 7

Destruction N째 8

Destruction N째 20


Creation is Destruction


Copper II

Copper X

Copper engraving

Copper IV


Elizabeth is a British ceramicist based in Manchester. Her distinctive style emerged as she was studying fine art, where she specialised in wall sculpture and installation. Whilst developing her unique range of stoneware and porcelain pottery, she pursued a successful career as an interior designer, dealing with contemporary living spaces in some of the North West's most prestigious residential addresses. Elizabeth has combined her love of retro, vintage and antique decoration with cutting edge modern design, to create a range that will stand the test of time. From small pottery bowls to larger scale porcelain artwork, her exclusive range is perfect for the style-conscious home.

ELIZABETH


Golden Graces Wall Flowers White with Gold Edge Golden Graces Wall Flowers in Gold

Golden Graces Wall Flowers White with Frayed Edge


Gold Swallows over Morocco

3 White Porcelain Flowers

Graphite Swallows

White Porcelain Flowers

One Gold Flower

Detail


Frayed Edge

White Swallows

Cut Edge

Three Swallows

Side View of Cut Edges


Lisa is a contemporary abstract artist. Sharing her time between North London and North Yorkshire. “Although I have A ‘levels in Art and History of Art, I am mostly self taught. My speciality is acrylic and mixed media and I take my influence from the patterns and textures of our amazing world.” “I love the feeling of freedom and energy that the use of different mediums allows. Often, something as simple as a variation in texture or direction can create something totally unexpected. Each of my paintings reflects the different layers and adventures in life that create our own unique individuality. It is for this reason that I leave it up to the owner of the painting to decide which way it should hang.” “We all see something different!”

LISA


Follow the Leader


Close-up Synchronicity

Close-up

Close-up


Butterfly Que

The Pack

Hokey Cokey


Gonzalo is a self-taught artist who began his career as a sculptor in the early nineties. Initially experimenting with figurative sculpture linked to decorative arts, but then acquiring his maturity with a radical evolution towards abstract conceptualism. Gonzalo sees art as a way to release human concerns. His sculpture refuses a scientific conception of geometry for the sake of an idealistic abstraction closely linked to architecture, mathematics and scientific thinking. The development of abstraction and the use of geometry in his work are closely linked to a rational process based on the discovery of new shapes. This constant search that guides his work translates into a demonstration of endless variations in geometric shapes. Gonzalo sculptures refer to spaces inhabited by humans, sometimes invoking buildings, human or organic shapes or landscapes. He creates his sculptures guiding his artistic intuition through his memories. His shapes give us an insight view into his own experiences.

GONZALO


Relieve Circulos III

Relieve Evolucion

Relieve Fragmentacion

Relieve Abstracto

Relive Ojo Osiris


Vivienne works with a combination of hand drawn design and CAD, often incorporating processes such as screen prints in her work. “I have a BA (Hons) degree in ‘Contemporary Surface Design & Textiles' and I am a freelance artist-designer based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. I like to hand draw my designs, but I am also expert in the use of computer assisted design (CAD) technology. My portfolio of work incorporates the use of screen printing, luxury surface patterns, digital printing, hand / machine embroidery, hand / machine knit, and three-dimensional constructed textiles. I specialise in bespoke art work and contemporary costume jewellery products. These include brooches, bracelets, necklaces, hand printed luxury silk scarves, framed artwork which can be made to order. I invite commercial and private commissions tailored to the clients specific requirements.”

VIVIENNE


A Pretty Delphinium A Single Stem

Twenty Butterflies


No. 11

No. 8

Fly Away

Blooming Flowers

A Papillion Dream


From Goldsmith of 16 years to designer of precision laser-cut wall panels; Sarah has transferred and developed her metalworking skills from miniature to large-scale. A Jewellery & Silversmithing graduate of The Cass, she has based her collections on the themes of repetition, geometry and how the tiniest, most insignificant parts can create complex and strong, balanced forms. Plant cells, microbiology and geometry all play a part in the development and design of her work, and her pieces are executed with precision, skill and attention to detail. Her jewellery collections have been exhibited in galleries in the US, Japan and across Europe. She now creates unique, bespoke fine jewellery and is expert in redesigning and remodelling unworn heirlooms. A commission in 2014 from renowned corporate art curator, Tom Tempest-Radford, saw Sarah's work transformed to an altogether new level, and brought her work into the realm of largescale decorative architectural metalwork and installations. She utilises the skills of local engineering companies in combination with her own metalworking experiences and craftsmanship to create her new, vibrant collections of decorative panels, room partitions and lighting installations. Sarah has a long history of working closely with clients to create bespoke, considered and perfectly executed works.

SARAH S


Quadrant I

Quadrant I (detail)

Circulus VI

Bronze Panel with Black Detail


Circulus I


Claire lives and works in London, but started life in the semi-rural county of Lincolnshire. She is a multi-disciplinary artist working in paper, metal and painting. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally, showing regularly in London, other parts of the UK, USA and Europe. Her work has been published in many magazines including: The Audubon Society, Fresh Paint Magazine, Elle Decoration, Elle Deco, Vogue (UK and Greece), World of Interiors, Inside Out and was featured in the book “Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut” (Blackdog Publishing 2009). Claire’s work is included in many private and public collections including: The National Wildlife Museum For the USA, The Emirati Royal Family, The Twitter Art Collection, The London Transport Museum, The Corinthia Hotel, London, The Hayatt Hotel, New Orleans. Claire Brewster is an inaugural member of the Perrier Jouet Art Salon and Prize and a workshop leader at The Victoria and Albert Museum London.

CLAIRE


We Found Home


Humming Crow

There’ll Be Blue Birds

Hybird Sparrowhawk

Hybirds Hummingcrow And Pigionhawk

This Secret We Are Seeking


Private Property Installation, 2019


I like finding beauty in the irregularity of nature's textures. Finding order in chaos, merging reason with emotion. My work is made from small fragments of handmade porcelain. Each piece always unique, embracing my own inperfect touch which creates imperceptible irregularities, revealing themselves as textured surfaces when mounted uniformly. The tiles are assembled in lines and groups that follow the same pattern and is often interrupted. Sometimes by an empty space, or a simple division or by introducing tiles of a different colour to give it a change of pace, or simply to invite the viewer's gaze to a more attentive perception so they dialogue with the work and feel its presence.

LUCAS


Grey Fade II


Atoll V

Mealstorm II

Atoll

Tempest II

Tempest

Serene II


Wilderness I

Wilderness II

Wilderness III


Horizon


Joseph studied at Liverpool Art School and followed this with post-graduate study at St Martin's School of Art. He has over twelve years experience as a freelance illustrator for a wide variety of clients in advertising, publishing and design. “Inspiration for my recent work comes primarily from Nature and in particular butterflies, moths and the folklore and mythology surrounding these specific insects, to produce work with a narrative quality. I tend to work in series and draw inspiration from classical and popular music, fashion and graphic signs and symbols. I am also inspired by the Victorian obsession of collecting, preserving and presenting insects in boxes. My butterflies are created from collaged paper and each butterfly is individually hand cut. As well as their obvious natural beauty, I agree with the Eastern belief of butterflies as bringers of joy and being the essence of happiness.” “I like the school of thought that butterflies represent the soul.” - Joseph

JOSEPH S


Coronc

Little Black Dress


Periphery

Map of the Heart

Hard Target

Gloriole

Butterfly Ball


Spectrum

Rhapsody in Blue

Fiscal Ball

Anax Imperater (argent)

Butterfly Ball (White)

Whisper (gold)


After many years of teaching art in secondary schools and with her passion for ceramics Julie embarked on a MA Ceramics at UCA Farnham, which she completed in 2016.

Throughout her MA Julie took her inspiration for her artwork from the Jurassic Coastline which is a beautiful, interesting and internationally important place because of it’s fragility. The seas strong and destructive waves are the primary shapers of this coastline and usually occur in the winter when the sea is cold and grey, intermingled with blues. These colours and the fragility of this coast are both reflected within her final outcomes. Her work also explores the senses, especially touch, sight and sound. Julie’s other ceramic work continues to reflect the same themes. All her work is wall based and are either created from shards of stained porcelain that are framed or small porcelain tiles that are stitched onto canvas to create wall hangings.

JULIE M


Gold Edges 1


White and Blue

Light to Dark

Copper Edges 2

Oval Edges

Cascading Edges

Green to Blue Edges 4


Blue and Copper Edges

Sensorial Edges Blue and Copper Edges


My work consists of an aesthetic search for the shape and the material. The outline of the pieces is thought over according to simple and pure lines that endow the object with some serenity. The treating of the surface allows to give a personal touch to the work. In order to obtain the different aspects of roughness, scratch, or carbonization, a precise knowledge of the techniques and meticulous work are necessary. In order to obtain some textures, I even use a blow torch, a kind of chain saw or acid.

The work done on the material gives birth to a contrast between light and shadow. The notches of the wood create the downstrokes and the upstrokes; the polishings permit the brightness or the dark effect. To this, we must add the nature of the wood which according to it's colors or it's irregularities will contribute to different results. I principally use local species such as walnut, maple, ash etc. By making use of the specific characteristics of each species and by combining sometimes different materials such as metal, slate or wax linen with the wood, I endow the piece with its special richness.

THIERRY


ATM011


ATM012

ATM015

ATM013

ATM014

ATM016


ATM017

ATM019

ATM018

ATM020

ATM021


In all my work I am interested in following a very simple system which is devised prior to execution and cannot be deviated from during the course of production. There is an abandonment of colour, of gesture, of the expressive, and instead I instate an almost mechanistic methodology that minimises the decision making process and emphasises a systemic approach. In this respect the work can be seen more as a result, bounded by a set of rules as opposed to something derived from an intuitive, responsive operation. There is a meditative aspect to the work, the repetition of a singular form or action synonymous with some mantra, yet this repetition equally feeds into a minimalist convention, where industrial conformity and a stark mathematical edge underpin each piece. Although aesthetically, the work appears almost machined, they are very much hand made objects, obsessively laboured and crafted. I am attempting with each piece to follow through the process as accurately as possible, however, there are invariably “mistakes� present. This presence of the human acts to undercut the implicit abandonment of any expressive or gestural mark making. One is thrown into relief by the other. The work occupies a space between this pure, reductive detachment of authorship, and an acknowledgement of the hand made.

BEN


945

1338

1017

947

1029


Belgin was born and brought up in Istanbul, Turkey and has been living in London for almost three decades. She exhibited in Istanbul, London, Bergen and on the QE2 liner. Many of my works are in private collections in Turkey, UK, Ireland, Portugal, Oman, Sydney and the USA. Drawing on the themes of existence, self and identity she creates sculptural ceramic works, installations and wall pieces. Working with such powerful themes, enables Belgin to to draw from a personal understanding and knowledge that helps her relate and communicate with others. Her work examines the notion of continuing evolution and change; that things are not perfectly smooth, spotless or still. It is about the contrast between inside and out, and the tensions this creates.

BELGIN


Abstract 5 Round 1

Colour Abstract 2


Triptych II

Hall Colour Abstract 1

Colour Abstract 3

Colour Abstract 6


‘I have a strong attachment to the natural world and a nostalgia for how collecting started for me. The Observer’s and Ladybird books, cigarette cards, maps and stamps that I use to make my work come from a more innocent age when i would pore over them by night and be out in the countryside looking for their contents by day. My work is a continuation of that obsession with collecting, cataloguing and observing’. Andrew lives and works in Whitstable, Kent and is Course Leader for Further Education at UCA, Canterbury. He has exhibited all over the world. He has work in the Tate Britain collection and many Artists Book collections in the UK, Europe and Russia. He sources the matchboxes from all over the world, particularly Eastern Europe and India and a lot are from the 1950's and 1960’s.

ANDY M


Large Butterfly + Moth Matchboxes

Large Flower Matchboxes


Large Pigeon Matchboxes

Large Bird Matchboxes


Small Pigeon Matchboxes

Small Yellow Birds


Alexander, in the tradition of collage, is pursuing a very personal obsession of creating narrative scenarios in small format. Using antiquarian books, he makes the work simultaneously an exploration and a deconstruction of nostalgia. We create our own past from fragments of reality in a process that combines the wilful aspects of remembering and forgetting with the coincidental and unconscious. By using pre-existing media as a starting point, certain boundaries are set by the material, those Alexander aims to transform through his creative process. Thus, an encyclopaedia can become a window into an alternate world, much like lived reality becomes its alternate in remembered experience. These books, having been stripped of their utilitarian value by the passage of time, regain new purpose. They are no longer tools to learn about the world, but rather a means to gain insight about oneself. Alexander makes book sculptures / cut books by working through a book, page by page, cutting around some of the illustrations while removing others. In this way, he builds the composition using only the images found in the book.

ALEXANDER


Shakespeare - The Comedies, 1875, cut antiquarian book

Shakespeare - The Tragedies, 1875

History Of India, 1898


Hand-cut Antiquarian Book 078: Cogs of Time

Hand-cut Antiquarian Book 079: Creatures and Explorers


Larousse Du XXe Siecle 3, 1928, cut antiquarian book

The Sunday At Home 1895, cut antiquarian book

Magazine Of Art, 1890, cut antiquarian book


Ceramic artist Regina is a London based ceramic art practice specialising in 3D architectural ceramics. Inspired by water and poised between art and design, the undulating sculptural tiles create unique feature-walls and statement pieces for public and domestic settings alike, introducing an elegant and sophisticated element into architectural spaces. Regina is known internationally for her tactile ceramic sculptures with highly distinctive abstract designs. Her work is held in public and private collections around the world, including the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and the Museum of Contemporary Ceramics in Gifu, Japan. Regina has worked with leading interior architects and art consultants to create site-specific installations that complement their setting while retaining their own artistic identity. Her portfolio includes an exclusive 3D tile line, designed in 2011, for the American company Ann Sacks, and the cabin art work design for P&O’s newest cruise ship Britannia. Regina studied Fine Art and Ceramics in Vienna, Geneva and London and has worked from her ceramics studio in South London since 1998. Regina received funding from the Crafts Council to set up her workshop. She is a Crafts Council Selected Member, an elected Fellow of the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain, and a member of the International Academy of Ceramics.

REGINA


Flow

Reflection 7


Gallery 9

Reflection 7

Gallery 6

Gallery Pixel 3

Gold Enamel


Hand painted Feature Wall

White Gloss Gold Enamel 3


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