Judith Alford

Judith works through the medium of stained glass having learnt the techniques at college. This is a centuries old craft which has changed little with the passage of time. Selecting and cutting coloured glass she then hand paints designs such as letters, patterns and pictures onto the glass using traditional glass paints. The painted glass is then fired in a kiln to make the paint permanent. This process of painting … Continue reading

Alex Ansell

Alex designs and makes unique furniture that harnesses the natural beauty of wood, combining both traditional and modern styles and techniques. Wood selection is very important in the making of furniture. Being an organic material, every section of wood is unique and carefully hand selected for each project. When making projects that aren’t confined to specific dimensions, Alex works the design to best compliment the wood. Alex has learned from … Continue reading

Paul Baden

Paul’s work conjures up real or imagined places and creates three dimensional landscapes for the hand and eyes to explore. “I think the body is an endless source of inspiration. I like to capture it in strong dynamic poses that celebrates a careful balance between power and beauty” Paul’s work follows three main themes: figurative works studying the human form; abstracts looking at movement and shape; and maps where his … Continue reading

Iris Bishop

Iris Bishop is an artist and designer with an innovative approach to textile design, combining weaving, knitting and other ‘sculptural’ techniques. She loves to incorporate new, vintage and re-cycled materials into her work, making every garment and accessory a unique piece. The ‘Art Trail’ and ‘Art Fair’ present wonderful opportunities to show seasonal collections of ‘one-off’ studio designs and experimental pieces, alongside her more ‘classic’ range of garments. She has … Continue reading

Esther Clark

Esther loves any creative medium, in particular textiles and pen-and-ink; intricate details in drawings often translate well into fabrics. Esther’s favourite subject is buildings; she uses appliqué to recreate these in fabrics, adding individual touches like pearls for a 30th anniversary, a plane for a pilot, or a welcoming cat in the window, to make commissions as personal as possible. Esther uses the same technique to recreate cars in fabric; … Continue reading

Janine Creaye

Wood and stone carvings, cement constructed sculpture, bronze casts and drawings by full time artist. Subjects from the natural world, symbolic and pattered in style. For gardens and interiors.  

Holly Dale

I started out with the support of The Princes Trust in 2012, after completing my BA Hons degree, in Surface and Textiles Design. I have also studied interior design, whilst at college, where I learnt technical drawing. I enjoy combining the two skills of sewing and technical drawing together to create bespoke and individual works of art. I am drawn towards architecture and I appreciate all the different periods and … Continue reading

Sarah Downton

Original glass beads and jewellery made with fire and passion by Sarah in West Sussex. Sarah is an award winning glass beadmaker, member of the Surrey Guild of Craftsmen and regular judge of The Bead Awards. She offers beadmaking lessons for up to three people at a time in her dedicated glass studio in Horsham. ‘I use traditional lampworking techniques and the finest Venetian, German and American glass to make … Continue reading

Paul Fearn

Paul is a contemporary wildlife artist with a difference. His canvases are sheets of metal which he carefully corrodes to produce stunningly different wildlife portraits. 4-time finalist in the international ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ competition, his focus is on using natural and chemical processes to replicate the texture or environment of his subjects. A passionate conservationist and avid diver, Paul has dived most of the worlds oceans in search … Continue reading

Carolyn Gibbs

My painting is usually inspired by plants and gardens, taking a botanical approach. Sometimes my paintings inspire my embroidery, which is usually traditional hand embroidery although sometimes I experiment in both disciplines! ‘Profits from my work go to charity and I am currently supporting a community in a very poor region of Nicaragua, whom I am visiting in January 2018, Please see our blog https://2newhorizons4ometepe.blogspot.co.uk/ Also see my creativity blog … Continue reading

Steve Gubbins

Photographic abstracts of the oldest Yew trees in the UK also abstract reflections. Porcelain pots, bowls, dishes, candlesticks and pieces of art.

Angela Jenkinson

I make colourful glass jewellery using art glass and dichroic glass which is kiln fused to create unique contemporary wearable art. I also make wall art, bowls, vases, coasters and sculptural pieces. My designs are inspired by the natural world including flowers, seascapes and landscapes. I use art glass in the form of sheet glass, powders, chunks and threads. My newest pieces include the use of enamels which behave very … Continue reading

Kerry Kinnell

Print making, textiles and paintings reflecting a love of colour, pattern and texture. Inspiration from family life, to nature, angels and cocktails. I tend to play with inspiration, topics and media and just do what ever I feel like doing resulting in quite an eclectic collection of creations.

Edith Pargh Barton

Edith’s textile based sculpture and paintings display a distinct psycho-social element. Talisman, totems and taboos are recurring theme’s imbuing a sense of mystery and otherness into her work. The textile sculptures are hand constructed from fabric and embroidered and embellished with thread. Standing alone or in familial groups, they are at once both intriguing and humorous, leading the observer to wonder at their inner thoughts and meaning…. Edith’s paintings explore … Continue reading

Susan Tindall

I work at home in Southwater, West Sussex designing and creating original pieces of art. I have been mainly working with earthenware ceramics, but I am currently learning new enamel painting skills to create a new range of miniature painting work. Though these are my primary mediums, I enjoy the variety and flexibility of working with different materials both in two and three dimensions. Including chalk sculpture, painting and drawing … Continue reading

David Unsted

Hand turned wooden items. Both practical and decorative. All make nice presents, from pens to vases.

Horsham Branch Embroiderers’ Guild

Contemporary and traditional work by both the individual members and branch projects of Horsham Branch. Mixed media, hand and machine embroidery featured as well as pieces by our Young Embroiderers. .