Worcestershire Open Studios Blog

19 July 2021

Video

Paul Burton – An Earthlight sculpture for every day of the week


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28 June 2021

Meet the Artist

Eva Walters – Jewellery, cross stitch, photography

Having held a pencil in my hand from a very young age, I graduated from Central St. Martin’s in London as a textile designer in 1970 and immediately started my career as a freelance textile designer. I did this for nearly thirty years, travelling all over Europe, the US and Canada, selling designs to textile manufacturers and greeting card companies. In the late nineties, inspired by a...

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24 June 2021

Meet the Artist

Melanie Williams – Painter

On leaving school I studied painting at college, completing my training with a post-graduate diploma in Fine Art at the Royal Academy. After six years teaching in London I moved with a young family to Worcestershire. Throughout I have never been without my painting practice.

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3 June 2021

Meet the Artist

Sylvie Millen – Textile artist

I’m a textile artist living and working in Worcestershire. I’ve always been passionate about working with textiles, starting with teaching children how to develop their love of art and encouraging their creativity. My own art is inspired by nature and the natural world around me, images captured from walking through the open countryside, often stopping to photograph interesting close up...

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23 May 2021

Meet the Artist

Simon Blundell – Painter

I believe that an awareness of ones personal state whether that is physical, mental or emotional is an important aspect of becoming more self aware. Most of my life has been spent in educational contexts of one kind or another with a number of years working in the Post Office, building sites and a sink making factory. I have recently retired from a special needs school teaching art where I beca...

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10 May 2021

Meet the Artist

Susan Birth – Painter

I'm originally from North Devon but Worcester has been my home for a long time now. I've worked as a language teacher and then for many years as a translator. In early 2017 I decided to 'go for it' and follow my dream of becoming an artist, or as I thought of it then 'a real artist'. So I worked towards my first target which was Worcestershire Open Studios 2018. I took classes, improved my know...

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