Uxbridge purse designer and creator Nancy Newman's interest in textiles "started with the Feminist Movement in the 70's, where attention was being paid to what was disparagingly called 'Women's Work', which was anything to do with textiles". We are delighted to feature Nancy along with her talented guest artist Mary Philpott at Studio 10 of the 2019 tour.
Art Chats + Other News
People always ask how did you become a blacksmith. Did you apprentice for someone? Was your father in the trade? Have you seen “Forged In Fire”? As far as I can find no one related to me was involved with forging or metalwork in any way. Although it feels at times like there was some prior knowledge somehow.
Passionate about life, Uxbridge Studio Tour artist Audrey Morgan turns her vision of the natural world into jewellery – which we see as wearable art.
The Uxbridge Studio Tour has a truly exceptional lineup of artists including (but not limited to) remarkable sculptors, painters, and woodworkers but did you know we also have a gilder?! Constance Laing is an artist who uses gold and silver leaf to create her unique works of art.
You may know Tracy Walker from her work as a graphic designer and illustrator but have you seen her incredible photography! The 2019 Uxbridge Studio Tour is proud to have Tracy showing her photography for the first time...and it's a must see!!! Here's a little more about Tracy in her own words...