Shoreham Wordfest's fourth annual Shakespeare festival, 25 -28 April 2019.
When my wife became ill, I had to find a new hobby that I could pursue indoors. I have always had an interest in art of some form or another (I previously did woodturning), and this was how my pyrography journey began.
Most of my work is based on botanic subjects. The plant kingdom is a rich source of intriguing shapes and colours which surprise and delight the eye.
The stone is the dominant force and inspiration in Rachael's work and different stones unconsciously produce their own particular style of work.
Sue Jones will be sharing some work and exhibits following her inspiring Colourious textile holiday to Jaipur, India. 22nd-31st January 2019, free entry. More information on: www.shorehamgallery.co.uk
My ceramic work is mostly centred around the vessel form, although I also enjoy making flat wall pieces and jewellery. As an Art teacher for many years, specialising in ceramics, I find much of my inspiration came from the research that is necessary when delivering the Art GCSE and A level syllabus.
Lara says: “From my ‘Printed Stitch’ collection. I have produced a detailed embroidery and then had it screen printed onto linen. I then give each one a hand finish. I either use applique and free-stitch, or just free hand embroidery to add the pops of colour on this collection.” Free admission.
David Bathurst, popular local author of several Sussex walking guides, will be signing copies of his latest book ‘The Great Walks of Sussex’ at Shoreham Art Gallery on 10th of November between 11am and 3pm. The book costs £15 and all profits will be donated to Friends of Sussex Hospices.