Jennifer Collier

 Do the materials you source speak to you? The papers themselves serve as both the inspiration and the media for my work, with the narrative of the books and papers suggesting the forms, for example a sewing machine made from dress making patterns,…


Tracy Luff

What lead you to use cardboard? It all started when I was studying art. We were given a task to create sculpture or artwork from recycled materials. I think I actually forgot to bring some materials so I simply took some old cardboard boxes from the…


Tracey Bush

Can you explain entomology in relationship to your work? I created scrapbooks for many years as a way of collating and editing my ever expanding collections of found papers: beer labels, music scores, fragments of letters, tickets, packaging. Whilst…


Peter Clark

How did this amazing collage work happen? My collage work gradually developed out of my illustration work, bits/areas creeping in, growing and developing. I began to love doing the paper collage a lot and adored finding the different papers When…


Eileen Downes

When did you first start to work in collage? I have a background in technical illustration and graphic design first working for a local Engineering firm before later starting my own Graphic Design company. Detail of letters and how they form…


Janine Partington

How did you initially become involved in enamel work? It was after the birth of my second child. I wanted to get out of the house for an evening a week. My husband Matthew was working with Elizabeth Turrell at the University of West of England, UK.…


Maria Francesca Batzella

Can you explain about the name LerènieS? LerènieS is an anagram. I leave it up to curious minds to solve its meaning. How long have you been making your paper jewellery for? LerènieS started at the end of 2010, but the first jewel, called…


Luis Acosta

You have exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions in most European countries, Argentina, USA, Japan and South Korea. What are you exhibitions in 2013? 12 Mar - 2 Jun Recent Jewellery Acquisitions, Museum of Arts and Design of New York 12 -…


Mandy Gunn

When did you leave conventional textiles and start work with recycled medium? I started weaving in about 1971 initially using giant heavy hand spun and dyed wool to make large sculptural works but even back then I made pieces from recycled film tape…


Isabelle de Borchgrave

What is the name of this exhibition? Les Ballets Russes, Homage to Diaghilev Can you tell us how this exhibition came about? The Ballets Russes is a passion. I love the music, dance and of course the costumes. Those costumes were often designed by…