DOG PHOTO BOOTH

May 13th, 2016|

On Saturday May 21st we are more than lucky to have the award winning photographer, Alma Haser at The DOG SHOW setting up a dog photo booth for dogs, owners can be included too!  Alma was short-listed for the Taylor Wessing prize at the National Portrait Gallery and is a rising (perhaps even risen) star. [...]

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SALLY MATTHEWS

May 13th, 2016|

We are very lucky to be showing two life sized hounds, made of feather and glue on a steel frame, by the highly respected Sally Matthews.  Here is a little bit about Sally, her work and her dogs. What inspired you to sculpt dogs? I love sculpting dogs as they become an individual as I [...]

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ELECTRIC DAISY FLOWER FARM

April 25th, 2016|

We are lucky, the wonderful Fiona Haser of Electric Daisy Flower Farm will be joining The DOG SHOW this year with her spectacular floral dogs made with a wire armature planted with moss and sedums. What inspired you to make floral dogs? I was looking for a present for my husband’s birthday and I came [...]

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LORRAINE CORRIGAN

April 25th, 2016|

Thrilled to have Lorraine Corrigan showing with us again this year.  Her papier mache and plaster of paris hounds have a unique grace and elegance and were much loved by all visitors. We asked her a few questions... Why are dogs important to you? They wag their tail. No other being shows such a clear message [...]

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MYRA HELLER – LIGHT ART

April 22nd, 2016|

Myra Heller of Light Art designs these gorgeous lights; we will be showing Archie, the Whippet and Dalmatians.  Myra has answered a few questions about her work. The inspiration for your dog lights? The first dog I modelled was called Onion she was an English bull terrier that some friends of my nephew asked me [...]

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HELEN NAPPER

April 22nd, 2016|

Talented artist Helen Napper is joining us at The DOG SHOW for the first time.  She works mainly in oil, lives in Aldeburgh and whilst walking her lurcher, Peg, swims in the North Sea everyday... Why are dogs important to you? I've always been very keen on ancient pots with dogs on them, roman mosaics [...]

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BRIDGET BAKER

April 22nd, 2016|

Returning this year, we are thrilled to be showing the very popular restrained wire dogs by Bridget Baker. To give you a small insight into her work, Bridget has answered a few questions... What inspired you to make wire dogs? I was inspired to make wire animals after watching a video loop made by Alexander [...]

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VICKY LINDO CERAMICS

April 21st, 2016|

Vicky Lindo and her wonderful ceramic dogs and plates will be joining The DOG SHOW this year. What inspired you to make ceramic dogs and plates decorated with dogs? In 2009 the local museum and art gallery where I worked acquired a large collection of North Devon Slipware from the 18th and 19th centuries. I [...]

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ROBIN PARKER

April 21st, 2016|

Last year Robin's work was hugely admired, strangely, especially by men.  We love the delicacy, grace and accuracy of his wire work sculptures and his enthusiasm for bits that are missing... Why do you work in wire? I started messing about with the wire from Rioja bottles and making small animals for the children. Then following an [...]

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NEPALDOG

April 18th, 2016|

The splendid Michelle Page from NepalDog answers a few questions to give an insight into her Danger Dog signs by artists in Nepal.... What inspired you to develop Danger Dog signs with artists in Nepal? I have always been obsessed with Beware of Dog signs and Nepal, in the past, had the best ones. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIGz2kyo26U With [...]

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