Suzanne Stuart Davies

I am a painter. I walk at all times of the year and sometimes it is the way a building sits in its surroundings – sometimes just wildlife, which catches the eye. If the images remain insistent, they become points of departure for paintings. Painting in oils is a slow process, allowing time to think […]

Kevin Maddison

I originally trained at the London College of Printing as a Graphic Designer but have spent most of my working life as an Illustrator, with some spells as a Lecturer. I illustrated several children’s books, notably three Edward Lear poems launched at the Fine Art Society Gallery and exhibited at Nash House. One book was […]

Annette Vernon

A civil servant since 1984, Annette worked her way up through the technology career ladder from programming and design – rising to Director and CIO positions. She has won multiple awards for innovation, and was awarded a CBE for Services to Justice in 2004.

For many years she has worked with art glass, initially with stained glass. Annette has studied and used all of the craft techniques which you can see in her website gallery. She studied cold glass techniques, through to hot, in her one year glass diploma. Her focus is now on “warm glass” – a term used for processes from fusing and slumping through to kiln-casting and lost-wax casting.

Jack Doherty

Born in Co Derry, Jack Doherty trained in Ceramics at the Ulster College of Art and Design. He worked at Kilkenny Design Workshops before setting up his first studio in Co Armagh. An internationally renowned maker, Doherty has exhibited extensively both in the UK and internationally. He has been Chair of the CPA for 10 years, a founder and current Chair of Ceramic Art London and from 2008 – 2013, the first Lead Potter and Creative Director of the Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall.