Ian Hodgson

Ian Hodgson, Brighton, UK Graphite has been used in art since it was discovered in 1564.  Ian Hodgson’s graphite drawings take us into the 21st…


Eleanor Bolton

Sailors, Scouts and Girl Guilds all know about knots, now Eleanor Bolton uses historical knotting and coiling techniques to make contemporary…


Tessa Bunney

Can you expand on FarmerFlorist Exhibition?  How did you become involved? I have been working on FarmerFlorist for just over 2 years – prior to…


Chris Kettle

What has been the importance of looking closely at old masters in relationship your own work? Before I started referencing the Old Masters my Still…


Lisa Lloyd

Discuss the importance of natural patterns in your work? I’m blown away by the total beauty of nature: incredible patterns, symmetry, colour,…


Stephanie Ho

Can you discuss your style and the style of Lowry?  People often said my works reminded them of L. S. Lowry, an important English painter in the mid…


Rebecca Campbell

Discuss why you enjoy working in a studio with other people? As an artist life can be very solitary, early on I realised that I was going slightly…


James Hart Dyke

The more British Artists I interview the more often HRH The Prince of Wales name keeps coming up.  Can you discuss the opportunities of this…


Karen Beauchamp

You original training was as an architect, how has this influenced your current artistic work? My architectural training is something that I am…


Peter Hayes Bath

Your studio is in a very ‘special’ place can you share your studio and showroom with us? I converted the old toll house on Cleveland Bridge into a…


Katharine Coleman MBE

Discuss the very close and precise position you take up in your studio to do your work? I have a small studio, some 10ft x 9ft (3m x 2.5m), which…


Henry Jabbour

You trained initially as a biologist and worked as a scientist, has this part of your past influenced your current art practice of painting people?…


Helen Richman

You have an ancient craft that you give a modern take to doing bespoke pieces. Can you give some insight into a small but precious piece you have…


Shimara Carlow

Can you expand on your relationship to nature and in particular seed pods in your jewellery? While studying at Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, our…


Catherine Greene

Your work can be found around the world, where is one of the least expected paces you thought it would end up in?  There is work of mine in many…


Matthew Chambers

When did you first begin to add layers to your work? The layering technique I use now began just after I left college in 2004. I have been way more…


John K Brown

Can you give a short timeline as to how you became involved in sculpture using salvaged materials? I’ve always wanted to be an artist. As a child I…


Evie Milo

You began your journey with a box of vintage buttons - tell us briefly about this creative journey?   I say that and it is partly true but in…


Mark Noble

John Constable understood Turners vision as golden visions, glorious and beautiful.  Can you discuss your own feeling related to the visions around…


Amy Cooper

Expand on how you decided to return to University with the primary goal to set up your own business and how this unfolded? I had done years of…


Massimo Leotardi

Before I ask you questions about your art work can I ask about gourds? Where did they come from originally? Gourds are hard-shelled plants, belonging…


James Mackenzie

On completing your degree, you taught, when did you decide to take on painting full time? While teaching Art and Design in secondary education for 8…


Bridget Davies

You have been involved in fashion discuss this in relation to your series ‘What to Wear when Walking the Dog’. My collection ‘What to Wear When…


Susan Laughton

Line is an important part of your work discuss? Drawing has always been an important form of expression to me, whether artistically, technically or…


Ian Turnock

“Drawings and photographs are the starting point from which I develop organic, abstract and figurative forms.” Please expand on this? I take…


Jo Davies

You began your art education at Cardiff School of Art and Design in 1999 by 2002 you had specialized in ceramics what made you take up ceramic above…


Jenny Smith

Discuss what lead you to use hand written answers in your artwork? I work in a number of different mediums: drawing, print, film, installation and…


Tiffany Scull

Discuss your work in relation to Art Nouveau movement? I feel a strong connection visually to Art Nouveau in relation to the way I use the natural…


Trina Bohan

Can you discuss your use of colour? I usually paint with an earth palette, ochre’s, umbers and greys. And add touches of pure crimsons and oranges.…


Catharine Davison

 Can you discuss how place influences your work?  (Take two pieces to show this.) I remember being visually aware as a child, growing up in Kilkeel…


Hannah Longmuir

Expand on the technique you use to bring both delicacy and calm to your images? At the moment I work almost exclusively in pencil.  I find it a…


Fiona Calder

Discuss how you have combined your Art studies and a Design degree with your training in Graphic Design? I have studied Art in various courses…


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…


Gavin Mitchell

Can you explain why you work within a series or theme? The foundation to all of my work is based on vintage found material. The kind of material I am…


Lanny Bergner

When do you decide which of your work will be large pieces or installation pieces? This varies depending on the exhibition venue. Sometimes I will do…


Flo Snook

It is not just the sea but the influences made by man to the coastline e.g. piers, fishing cottages that are represented in you work, discuss. I am…


Vicky Forrester

Can you briefly explain the techniques you use to create an original piece from sketch book to completion? I’m quite playful in my approach to…


Gary Drostle

How did you come to work in this particular medium? After leaving Art College in 1984 I knew I wanted to work outside the gallery system, in public…