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Alison Read

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Christmas Spectacular with Alison Read Brought up on a farm, Alison studied art at Newcastle University before running the Printmaking Workshop at Lincoln University for nine years, where she also completed her MA Degree before becoming a full-time artist “Although I love all forms of printmaking, my current favourite is the woodcut, and I attack […]

Penny Phillips

By devonb |

Penny divides her time between teaching and creating her own work from her studio in St Peter’s School, York.  Using a mixture of different clay to capture the form, Penny allows the material itself to express as much as possible of the intrinsic nature of an animal. This is done in as loose a way as possible, so […]

Lee Sass

By devonb |

Studio Artist, Lee Sass is our artist featured in the Box Gallery throughout September. Lee is a freelance artist, printmaker, creative director and social engagement artist. Her prints are inspired by her late husband, who worked alongside Lee in performances. These prints and textiles embody strong women and tough men, they are made from detailed […]

Hilary Coole

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Hilary Coole is a contemporary ceramic artist producing vessels and functional ware using the process of hand built, slip decorated stoneware slabs. She studied for a degree at Carmarthen School of Art and was awarded a 1st and the accolade of student of the year in 2015. A lifelong career as a graphic designer, coupled […]

Georgina Fowler

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In the Box Gallery during February we have ceramics by Georgina Fowler. Georgina makes handmade slip cast earthenware vessels, bowl and jugs. These are from moulds which she has made from paper models. She experiments with different twisted shapes and aims to create a simple shape but with a subtle twist. She is inspired by […]

January Blues

By devonb |

Happy New Year! Don’t let those January Blues get you down.  This month in the Box Gallery we are celebrating all things blue with a display designed to brighten up your day. With a mixture of ceramics and textiles this exhibition will have you re-evaluate your mood and add splashes of blue to your home […]

Helen Martino

By devonb |

Helen Martino would describe her work as being ‘sometimes serious and sometimes playful’. For many years Helen worked as a functional potter, making batches of domestic pots on a wheel. Now she sees herself as more of a maker in clay, hand building each piece individually by using soft and flexible sheets of clay. These […]

Eleanor Tomlinson

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Yorkshire born and bred, Eleanor Tomlinson is a traditional artist and illustrator based in East Yorkshire. Inspired by the beautiful Yorkshire countryside she has grown up amongst, Eleanor predominantly works in ink and watercolour to specialise in capturing and celebrating UK wildlife and the local countryside. Eleanor’s distinctive style using ink and watercolour, combines traditional, well-loved […]

Lu Mason

By devonb |

  Lu Mason has been making mobiles out of cut paper and also out of Perspex for ten years.  She is particularly drawn to making shapes that move, that cast interesting and changing shadows and patterns.  Lu loves the way that light passes through the tinted Perspex, creating a stained-glass like effect around the walls […]

Nautical Exhibition

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This month in the Box Gallery we are celebrating everything nautical with a range of makers from around the UK. Their pieces aim to represent the fun of the ocean and the curious creatures that live within it. We have a range of ceramics and prints to transport you back to the seaside or give […]

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