The first Courtyard Arts on Sunday 2nd September
The inaugural Courtyard Arts event is ready for its launch.
The event will showcase local artists in the beautiful surroundings of the nestWorcester in the courtyard of the Royal Worcester Porcelain Works on Sunday 2nd September from 10am to 5pm.
The Courtyard Arts is the first of a new series of Arts events, as part of the broadening scope of the Archiimp Pop Up Gallery Initiative in partnership with nestWorcester, which will take place at the same location on the first Sunday of every month.
Featuring new artists every month!
The artists being showcased on 2nd September are:
Susan Birth – Mixed Media Artist
A Worcester-based mixed media artist making bold use of colour and pattern to create impactful and intriguing images. Susan uses various combinations of acrylic paint, inks, gouache, charcoal, etc., often incorporating collage, to create striking semi-abstract landscape, still life and floral works. Framed originals will be on display together with a selection of mounted giclée prints and greeting cards.
Mobile: 07762 351 192
Social Media (Instagram): @susanbirth
Chris Greening Pottery – Pottery
Chris creates a wide range of functional slipware pottery for modern living. His pieces are decorated with coloured liquid clay (slip) which provides a fantastic fluid palette to explore the patterns that nature produces, particularly in marine geomorphology, such as the drawing back of silt by the waves on a sandy shoreline.
Mobile: 07450 008 183
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram): @greeningpottery
Gillian Simpson – Watercolour Artist
Gillian works mostly in watercolour and inks, loving the fluidity and light that they bring to her paintings. She is inspired by her passion for Cornwall – take a look at her sassy seagulls and images of beautiful West Penwith. She is based in Worcestershire and is delighted to be taking part in the Archiimp Riverside Arts Fayre and Open Studios in August.
Social Media (Facebook, Instagram): @gilliansimpsonart
Sarah Greening Glass – Glassware
Sarah fuses coloured glass pieces with some chemistry in a kiln to make unique contemporary fused glass jewellery pieces which she sells in shops, galleries and craft markets. She lives and works in Worcester where she also runs glass fusing taster classes and will be opening her studio to the public over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram): @greeningglass
Justine Morris Designs – Silver Smith
Justine creates contemporary silver jewellery using traditional silversmithing techniques from her garden studio in Worcestershire. She loves creating textured finishes and incorporating seaglass and other metals, specialising in making everyday jewellery feel special. She sells mainly at craft fairs and via private commissions.
Social Media: (Facebook, Instagram): @JustineMorrisDesigns (Twitter): @JMD_Silver
Jilly Oxlade-Arnott of Archiimp – Architectural Watercolour and Pop Up Artist
An Architectural Watercolour Artist working in fine line ink and bold watercolours. Her unique and colourful style concentrates on the subject building leaving the rest as fine line ink work. She lives and works in Worcester and will be displaying original watercolours, fine art prints, digital prints and cards of her Worcester, Malvern, Croome and Global Collections.
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram): @archiimp