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.
Valerie Shepherd will be exhibiting her work at Shoreham Art Gallery in May 2019. Valerie says: “I am a sculptor, painter and printmaker. I regard my work as a journey, the original idea sometimes changes direction and sometimes comes back full circle, it may be simplified or elaborated. It is the journey not the arrival … Read moreValerie Shepherd at Shoreham Art Gallery
Gillian says: “My name is Gillian Bates and I’ve been working as a textile artist since 2008. I produce embroidered sketches with my trusted sewing machine From my sunny studio in Sussex. My work is predominately a pure celebration of the quirkiness of British life. I’m constantly inspired by my surroundings from all the sights … Read moreGillian Bates at Shoreham Gallery in August