Dog and Langur - Alison Coaten

Sculptor Alison Coaten graduated in Fine Art Sculpture at Loughborough University. Upon leaving, she began working with clay, enjoying the flexibility of the medium. Her work is based on animals and the human form, often depicting the relationship between man and animals, sometimes using mythological iconography. She is inspired by the work of writer/illustrators, from…

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December 4th saw the start of a new exhibition featuring the paintings of the C19th poet and artist William Blake. Staged at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford, the exhibition runs until1st  March 2015.

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Potter Robin Welch is one of the most highly respected contemporary British potters. The full range of his work includes large vessels with related paintings, fine drawings, and distinctive bowls and vases which explore colour, surface texture, form, detail of edge, and line. Born in 1936, Welch studied at the Penzance School of Art and the Central…

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Art in Clay, Hatfield House. The 4th – 6th July 2014 saw the 20th Art in Clay event to be staged at historic Hatfield House in Hertfordshire.  For the second year running, the sun alone was almost hot enough to have fired a pot  but a glass of Pimms or a speciality cider was on…

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Young Designers 2018 . On the look out for new design talent we visited the first day of the New Designers 2018 at the Design Centre in Islington. With ceramics and jewellery sections on the upper floor and balcony, the ground level was devoted  to textile and surface pattern designers. It was here, amongst the…

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