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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We couldn't resist...The DOG SHOW returns 30th April 2016 and every weekend during May at the Brighton Festival, part of Artists Open Houses. Here is a short souvenir film of last year's triumphant show. This year we have five returning artists and six exciting new artists...more later. https://youtu.be/OnEu2jJfwaA
This year we are doing a very exciting selection of FAIRS...here are some dates for your diary. Tuesday November 23rd CAMBRIDGE at Paradise Barns, Little Eversden, Cambridge, CB23 1HL, 9am to 8pm with ANGIE GOODERHAM jewellery. Thursday to Saturday, November 19th to 21st WEALDEN TIMES MIDWINTER FAIR, Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 2SJ, 9am to [...]
Our Gorgeous new Autumn Winter collection is now online, with many exciting designs,dresses, cardigans, sweaters, blankets, hand and machine knitted in a range of gorgeous colours and, new for this season, a fabulous new flecked cashmere yarn, . Here are a few examples for you hurry over to the website to see more.