Worcestershire Open Studios Blog

24 November 2020


Mark Zytynski – Westonbirt Exhibition

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'The joy of colour' collaborative project by Cherrie Mansfield and Richard Nicholls

11 October 2020

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The joy of colour

Painter Cherrie Mansfield, and fine art photographer Richard Nicholls have collaborated to create five stunning bespoke designs for Worcester’s outdoor gallery project in the heart of the city.

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7 October 2020

Meet the Artist

John Phillips – Painter

My biggest influence was my father who was an artist. He introduced me to many artists studios and galleries in my youth. That was a wonderful start to my lifelong passion. I studied graphic design and illustration at college, followed by a few years in London, freelancing. I never stopped painting through that period and eventually decided to concentrate on painting exclusively. I have had man...

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16 September 2020

Meet the Artist

Louise Pilditch – Painter

The impulse to make marks has always been part of who I am. I have had 5 years of formal art education as well as a lifetime of drawing and painting.

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27 August 2020

Meet the Artist

Roger Ricketts – Mixed media artist

My love of art started from childhood. I would enjoy experimenting with different colours and shading. By my twenties, I was painting ‘stills’, which included fruit, bottles and animals. When I became a father in my thirties, my art took a back seat, but I would never lose my passion for it and in my forties, I picked up the brush once again when I was inspired after visiting a famous Scott...

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13 August 2020

Meet the Artist

Cherrie Mansfield – Painter

Growing up in West Sussex, I had a creative, colour-filled childhood. We didn’t have a TV so I had to find other ways to entertain myself. Whether it was drawing, colouring, painting by numbers, making candles or performing plays with my brother and friends in our front room, I usually had some sort of creative project on the go. In my art lessons at school I enjoyed experimenting wit...

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