Artist Takeover Art Market this Sunday — Beautiful handmade jewellery made in Manchester

I will be exhibiting this Sunday at the Sale Arts Trail #ArtistTakeover #ArtMarket. The Artist Takeover will be at the Waterside Arts Centre in Sale and opens 10.30-5pm. Check out the list of other super exhibitors http://www.saleartstrail.com #jolavellejewellery #artisttakeover #artmarket #saleartstrail #sat2017 #salefestival

via Artist Takeover Art Market this Sunday — Beautiful handmade jewellery made in Manchester

Q&A John Dempsey Artist

Who are you and what do you do?

I am John Dempsey and I am an artist

Tell us all about what you do? Materials? Processes?

I produce artworks in watercolour, pen and wash, acrylic, – oil, mixed media, collage and

contemporary art installations

What 5 words best describe your work

Varied – but always based on drawing-

Do you have any design/art heroes?

Too many to mention

Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio

Usually have location sketches from my sketch book to start off with and then notes from

exhibition visits to kick around, try colours, different supports- often work on more than one

idea, looking at collections of references and if working on a piece do so with radio on and

my cat somewhere near

Are you working on anything unusual at the moment?

Just completed two installations for the Degree Show at University of Bolton on the theme of

the universal problem of people with no home

This installation is titled “Sine Dome I”

What will you be selling at the Artist Takeover?

Mounted watercolour prints, acrylic and oil on canvas works

Tell us something we don’t know

I once stopped Mrs Thatcher’s car at a protest demonstration

 

Q&A Barbara Chadwick ceramics

Who are you and what do you do?

Hello my name is Barbara Chadwick and I am a potter, I mostly make hand made.

Tell us all about what you do? Materials? Processes?

             

I make Birds in different clays, a rough clay and porcelain to give different effects
The rough or grogged clay I use to make birds which I will Raku in the garden and involves moving the birds from a very hot kiln into sawdust in a dustbin. I also make birds in porcelain clay which I carve into and add colour then glaze and high fire.
I also hand make porcelain globes in three different colours and different sizes.

What 5 words best describe your work

Tactile, colourful, affordable and different

Do you have any design/art heroes?

John Maltby and Lucie Rie

 

Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio

Wedge clay, make forms , join forms refine shapes into birds.

Are you working on anything unusual at the moment?

Nothing at present.

What will you be selling at the Artist Takeover ?

Birds with different types of glazing techniques on drift wood and Porcelain Globes

Tell us something we don’t know

When I was younger (a lot) I was Isle of Wight Backstroke Champion

www.facebook.com/barbarachadwickceramics