About Worcestershire Open Studios
Worcestershire Open Studios is a not for profit organisation, run by a group of local artists on a largely voluntary basis. It is sponsored in 2018 by Bevere Gallery and Malvern School of Art.
The trustees and event organisers are:
Sally Morgan is a Worcester-based artist who has considerable experience of developing, managing and evaluating projects from her previous employment as a freelance consultant working with the business and charitable sectors and also her work in the public sector.
Sophie Symes is a mixed media craft artist and art jeweller, creating installations, sculpture and jewellery from clay as well as precious and found materials. She has PR and editiorial experience through her work for a national creative magazine.
Cherrie Mansfield lives and works in Worcestershire. Her artwork is regularly exhibited at venues across the county and has been shown in two London galleries. She has substantial experience of managing projects and delivering successful community initiatives in both the public and voluntary sectors. She has organised group exhibitions and has recently led a collaborative art project involving around 200 people.
Richard Nicholls is a photographer with aspirations of being a proper artist one day. He runs a graphic design company in Worcester providing publication and web design for individuals and businesses across the UK.
Gemma Neath under the name of ‘Sewing at the Button Box’ creates textile pieces, predominantly using machine embroidery and teaches both adults and children to sew.