Resident Artists/Makers

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Our resident Artists/Makers help serve in the Gallery from time to time, their work is exhibited throughout and year and they will often be creating their work while manning the desk.

Rose Hatcher:  semi-precious jewellery

Rose, a felt artist, has created necklaces and earrings especially for the Gallery using beautiful semi-precious stones in her jewellery.


Rosemarie James:  earthenware pottery

A potter and teacher for many years Rosemarie uses earthenware clay and a range of glazes to create her highly original designs.

P1010928   Rosemarie-jugs

Fiona Kelly:  stoneware pottery

Fiona‘s pots are mainly thrown on the wheel, using stoneware clay, to produce functional, decorative pots for use in the home.

DSCF0003    bluebrown-fish-mugs-and-jugs

Wendy Nutt:  silver jewellery

Using sterling silver Wendy pierces, photo-etches and enamels her jewellery to produce pieces with simple elegant patterns.


Linda Rowe: fused glass

Linda‘s bright and contemporary designs are produced using stained glass, copper foil, Tiffany and glass fusing.

Fish-Suncatcher-1  linda christmas

Gill Smeulders:  button jewellery

Gill combines buttons, vintage findings and beads into usual necklaces, earrings, pendants and bracelets.

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Cliff Towler:  paintings and photography

With an emphasis on Dorset wildlife Cliff creates original acrylic paintings on canvas, as well as prints and photographs of the local area.

cliff seahorse  cliff avocet

 Graham Towler:  paintings

Landscapes and seascapes are Graham‘s motivation to paint.  He features many Dorset and West Country iconic views in his large and small original acrylics.

graham tree  image

Caroline Walker:  photography

Landscape photography is the main focus of Caroline‘s photography, but she also travels widely to capture views and people worldwide.

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