Worcestershire Open Studios Blog

3 July 2020

Meet the Artist

Nicola Currie – Painter

I have always had an interest in art - as a child I was surrounded by paintings and loved art lessons. Mid-career I went back to university to do a Fine Art Degree where I specialised in ceramics. I later returned to my first love of painting and did short specialist courses in oil painting, learning the traditional skills which have been used for centuries.

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26 June 2020

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Gillian Simpson – Wet in wet watercolour ‘Splashy Seagull’


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26 June 2020

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Gillian Simpson – A cheeky little seagull – in under a minute


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24 June 2020

Meet the Artist

Louise Hancox – Textile artist

I was born and raised in Worcestershire, in a lovely riverside village called Fladbury, between Pershore and Evesham, and not far from where I live now in The Lenches, with my husband and two sons. I love my home and have always had an interest in home furnishings and interiors. I started working with textiles after I gave up my role as teaching assistant in a local primary school a few years a...

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18 June 2020

Meet the Artist

Sarah Greening – Glass artist

I started experimenting with glass fusing (in my husband's ceramic kiln) on a scientific basis but immediately fell in love with glass and its versatility. I was being made redundant from a 25 year career in the NHS and hoped that I could make my new creative hobby into a fruitful business too. Isn't that the dream? To earn a living from what you love doing!

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12 June 2020

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Sarah Greening – Making my unique fused glass jewellery


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