Mixed Media

Mixed Media
Val Carman

Val Carman

Wirksworth Festival 2024 Going further back for answers Looking at an archive, which shows a personal journey, appears to take a different route than was I thought I had originally trod. How did I get this far, and does the archive truly represent this? By...

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Jackie Ward

Jackie Ward

I started making figurative sculptures from upcycled bits and pieces when a neighbour left some fence wire out for the scrapman and I decided to use it as metal armature. I describe myself as ‘a materials led’. The found materials I use dictate what I make e.g. a...

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Maria Falconer

Maria Falconer

How Do You Dance in a War Zone? When people think of dance, they often imagine something rather poetic involving arabesques and pirouettes. But this notion couldn’t be more at odds to the stark form of resistance presented by the Ukrainian dance community, where...

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Jo Heron

Jo Heron

Through gathering, collecting and working with natural materials I explore connections between cycles-those within the natural world; and those often given deeper cultural significance, within human life. Using techniques such as stitch, collage, eco dying and eco...

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Isabelle Zaza Lewis

Isabelle Zaza Lewis

For the last 7 years, I have dedicated my time to become a visual art artist. I create high contrast wall illustrations combining hand-cut black card with colourful fabrics, without the need to use any paint. In the past year I have focused on perfecting the...

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Lydia Fairweather

Lydia Fairweather

20 years ago I took part in the Wirksworth festival, exhibiting Pastel paintings of the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. Before that I used to press or dry flowers from my garden and make pictures in recessed frames behind glass. I was also providing a service for...

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Nicki Dennett

Nicki Dennett

My work is inspired by the changing seasons, the patterns and textures of the landscape and the way light falls on different surfaces. I love mark-making and draw whenever possible. I often use bold, bright hues that capture the energy and vitality of the natural...

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Julia Vaughan

Julia Vaughan

Using paint, print and collage I explore impressions, atmospheres and revealed glimpses of place and time. My paintings result from the exploration of colour combinations and forms that generate suggestions of captured moods and sightings of landscape and place....

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Susan Dodd

Susan Dodd

My work is grounded in my lifelong obsession with collecting. I use found objects and collage to make intricate and dense dioramas and pictures. Cabinets of curiosity and shrines and reliquaries are a great source of inspiration and subjects range from mythology...

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Kasra Jalilipour

Kasra Jalilipour

Kasra Jalilipour is an Iranian multidisciplinary artist. Through humour, provocation and storytelling their work often explores race, gender identity and sexuality. They work in a range of mediums including moving-image, sculpture, drawing, live performance and...

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Jane Millum

Jane Millum

I am an artist and illustrator exploring visual and emotional responses to locations, objects and loved ones. I create collections based around a theme or story. ‘My Mother’s Vases’ is a series of still life pieces in collage, paint and ink. They celebrate the...