ARTISTS

Artists are organised by studio groups and each entry indicates when the studio is open over the three-day period, access and contact information. The maps on the artists’ pages cover the geographical areas of Hebden Bridge together with Todmorden, Heptonstall, Mytholmroyd and more. Individual studios within larger group premises are clustered together and colour coded, as are the independent studios.

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Please note that Hebden Bridge Open Studios accept no liability. Visitors to all studios do so at their own risk. Please bear in mind that you are being invited into artists’ working studios and due care must be taken for your own safety as well as the property of the artist.

STUDIO GROUPS

HEBDEN BRIDGE INDEPENDENTS

Please see individual artists’ addresses

9DON MYERSA broad selection of paintings, pastels and prints all with a local Hebden Bridge feel.

10NICOLA WHEELERTextile based work; art dolls, textile pictures, cushions, jewellery.

11JOHN NOBEL-MILNERLifelike bronze wildlife sculpture cast to the highest standard.

12KATE LYCETTI paint townscapes and landscapes using mixed media, stitching and gold leaf.

13JANET GRIFFITHSSmall expressive colourful abstract oil paintings and mono prints.

14ALI HALEYContemporary silver jewellery with Art Deco influences and sharp geometric shapes.

15SOPHIA HARGREAVESJewellery featuring diamonds, gemstones and pearls, in silver and gold. Hand made using age old techniques.

16THEO PIPERStreet / documentary photography around the world.

17LAURA PARKI am Dear prudence. Illustrated papergoods, stationery, prints, jewellery.

18ALICE CULLINANEColourful character paintings inspired by the amorphous nature of water and how it can reflect our emotions.

19MELANIE LOUISEArtwork in a range of media including felted textiles and fused glass.

20HEIDI VILKMANFloating Pop Up Gallery on the narrowboat art studio, exhibiting water themed paper cuts.

21RUTHIE FRANCISI am Sawdust Woodcrafts. I create magical pieces from wood by hand and on my lathe.

22BRIDGE RECTIFIERHackerspace/makerspace, electronics, computing, digital art, science and much more.

23KATE RHODESJewellery inspired by everyday doodling of shapes, patterns and natural forms in rich colourful metals.

24HANNAH NUNNCome and visit me in my sunny studio where I make paper cut lamps, wallpaper and fabric.

25JULIA OGDENScreen printed notebooks, cushions, greeting cards and limited edition prints inspired by nature.

26ANNIE CONBOYInspired by woodlands, crystals, colour and heart centred energy … acrylic, pastel and a range of materials.

27GINA B. CLARKEContemporary Fused Glass Made in and inspired by Hebden Bridge Lighting

28ALICE FISHERStitch, sew and story-tell. From around the world narratives are drawn from dance and the spoken word.

29PENNY HAMPSONI am a maker and designer of ceramic tiles.

30LESLEY LISHMANI make hand-built earthenware ceramics inspired by the Calder Valley landscape.

31DEB WILKESIn addition to bowls, this year I have planters and a sculpture of Hebden Bridge, a vertical village in my mind’s eye.

32PIPPA DYRLAGAPaper cutting artist and print maker.

33RACHEL JOHNSStick and ink drawings and screen prints depicting thoughts, desires, relationships and tall tales.

34LOUISE LOCKHARTInspired by old children's book illustrations, folk art and 1950s colours, applied to a variety of surfaces from textiles to ceramics.

35ANDREA HOBSONMy work is a conversation between paint, surface and subject. I use acrylic painting to explore landscapes, form and colour in both abstracted and more realistic approaches. [Not shown on map]

HEPTONSTALL

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35DEBORAH GRAYCERI upcycle my jewellery and also use new findings. Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets. I also do photography and customise clothing.

36DAWN FRANCELandscapes of the area around Heptonstall, showing its natural beauty, healing and peace.

37EMMA GRIFFITHSLino and screen prints of stunning local landscapes and interesting cyanotypes of nature.

38TJ HARMONYVibrant colourful depiction in watercolour and gouache of nature reconnecting you to the beauty of everyday life.

39HENRY SPENCERLandscape photography, both urban and rural … Taken in multiple locations across the United Kingdom and central Paris.

40MIRIAM DUMBLETONI have completed a series of paintings of local landscapes and am now experimenting with painting people in blue interiors.

41MICHAEL PEMSELLinocuts, collagraphs, paintings and mixed media inspired by landscape and natural forms.

42ALISON GRANTCreative textile artwork, including felt pictures and free-motion machine embroidery.

43BILL GRANTColourful paintings in oils and acrylics of a variety of subjects, both realistic and abstract.

44JADE SMITHPhotography from a recent trip to Kerala.

45HEATHER SWAINFelt artist inspired by the local scenery using pure wool mixed with silk and other fibres to create landscape pieces.

46HELEN PLANTI make silver and lampworked glass jewellery and beads. An exploration of texture, shape and colour in affordable, wearable art.

47SUZY GREENWOODKeyringPurses. Coin Purses, Clutch Bags, Messenger Bags, made from Denim, Harris Tweed, Cotton, etc.

48NIC CORRIGANMy collections are modern re-workings of classic items. Knitted using luxury yarns such as lambswool and cashmere.

49SALLY BAKERI am Kingfisher Flowers, an artisan flower grower.Creating a variety of arrangements from posies and bouquets, to large scale wedding flowers.

50IAN COLEMy work's in oil pastel. It's representational and of landscape, townscape and portraiture. I work towards a draughtsmanship of colour as well as line.

51CHRISTINE LAWLocal photography, inspired by the weather that is forever changing our beautiful landscape. Also some textile pieces, free machine embroidery hand stitching, patchwork and rag rugging.

LINDEN MILL

LINDEN MILL, LINDEN ROAD, HEBDEN BRIDGE HX7 7DP

52CAROLYN CURTIS MAGRII make drawings based on the patterns of DNA, polymer chains, skin, scars and edges.

53TONY ISSEGHFigurative paintings and carvings, but also showing digital images that introduce an interest in animation.

54SARITA LAVENDERI work in the kiln to form glass, often using precious metals within the glass using sandblasting and diamond drill engraving to create surface detail.

55ANNIE LAWSONKnitter of bees, hooker of rugs and publisher of zines.

56MARY LONEYOil Paintings, mostly figurative.

57GUY LYMERExploring artistic applications for technology, and community art projects, often via local hackerspace/makerspace, New work includes laser-cutting.

58PETRA MCCARTHYDigital print

59DOROTHY ANN SIMISTERShop window reflections with a twist. Landscapes and seed pods.

60SUE WESTBROOKI paint and draw and experiment with different media and techniques. I cover a variety of subjects mostly figurative but with occasional attempts at abstraction.

61HEATHER BOXALLI enjoy working with colour. Using coloured light. Currently making stained glass windows to commission …

62LOUISE CROSBYSeeing Poetry: Poetry in words and comics – ongoing collaborations with poet Clare Shaw …

63FRANCES EARNSHAWI am continuing to experiment with alternative photography techniques, and making small objects.

64JOAN FRANCISAbstract mixed media prints in response to patterns in the landscape. Recent work includes creative use of cyanotype photography.

65HELEN SARGEANTI draw, I make, I mother, I am. My practice explores maternal ambivalence, the body, vulnerability and the affect of the transition of motherhood on a woman’s identity.

66SHEILA TILMOUTHPainting, fine prints and photographs taken from and reflecting the natural world.

NORTHLIGHT

VALLEY ROAD, HEBDEN BRIDGE HX7 7BZ

71FIONA ARMERFreedom and adventure outdoors! Bright, textured oil seascapes and landscapes that capture the light and feeling of my sailing travels and fell-running on the local moors.

72JULIET BLACKMANRaku-fired, coiled vessels inspired by landscape, natural forms and ancient artefacts marked by the passage of time.

73KATE BOYCEMixed media paintings inspired by aspects of nature – be it wide open moorland or birds and bees. Original pieces and limited edition reproduction prints.

74ANNIE HARRISONI create work from hidden stories. During Open Studios you are invited to share a story with me, which I will use as inspiration for a new piece of art.

75GILLIAN HOLTBrier Hey Pottery. Slip cast parianware and handbuilt stoneware, partially glazed with decals and glass applied.

76RACHEL REDLinocuts, screenprints and monoprints. Handmade books, stationery and homewares. Mainly involving Yorkshire wildlife and special places. But sometimes there are bears...

77JANE REVITTFurniture, textiles and items for the home printed with details of contemporary and vintage maps. Site-specific artwork for hilltops, woodland and public buildings.

78KATCH SKINNERTutor in Ceramics and maker of things.

79SUE TURNERNew work inspired by moorland walking

80ROO WATERHOUSE‘Shelf-Portrait’ oil paintings. Commissions welcomed.

81KATHERINE SAINSBURYMosaics made from vintage china, tiles, glass and found objects

82LISA SLATERI am a maker of automata and other fine interesting things mainly from wood and vintage objects.