At 'The Everybody School of Art' we are fortunate to have emerging and established independent artists, working in a wide range of different areas, from printers to ceramists, within our studios. Please email 'firstname.lastname@example.org' if you would like to get in touch with the artists!
Phillip’s work mainly centralises around mathematical themes.
Louis is famous for his use of the pen and ink method which allows him the immediacy, chaos and control these tools afford. Throughout his work there is a raw vitality, irreverence, but also a sensitivity that is irresistible to the eye.
Originally from Australia, Liz now lives and works in the stunning Yorkshire Pennines where, along with her glass jewellery, she creates glass artworks around the theme of beauty.
Rupert spent ten years in London and thirteen years in Yorkshire as Head of Design for a large communications company. Rupert joined the Artworks in March 2018 as a Printmaker and Graphic Designer. Specialising in lino printing, Rupert has a particular fondness for old architecture, still, reflective canal water and wet West Yorkshire cobbles.
Geraldine likes to create her own imagined landscapes through the medium of oil, brusho and acrylics. Recently she has been exploring the processes of print and ceramics and how she can work in these materials carrying the concept of imaginary landscapes through these too.
Lauren's paintings are constructed through process, employing and reconfiguring formal elements of modernism with drawing and improvisation.
Tim has a BA in Exhibition Design and has long been a keen photographer. Both his design background and his love of photography often inform his work, as do fairy tales, music, imaginary robots and anything else he dreams up. Recently he seems to have found his groove focusing on the slightly mismatched mediums of stained glass and printmaking.
Lynne enjoys painting a variety of subjects in oils- portraits of people and animals. In particular she enjoys studying the shapes and characters of hares and horses and how this can be reflected through her work. She also studies flowers and still-lifes.
Vivienne is a textile artist working with a whole range of applications to combine subtle colours and different surface textures with a touch of the abstract.
Jane joined The Artworks in Halifax in 2011 as a means to developing her own work and works mainly in watercolour and oils and is presently exploring textiles as a medium.
Pauline initially trained as a dress designer and worked in the fashion industry for seven years. In 2000 she returned to Art College to graduate in Fine Art. Her work is all about the exploration if mark and texture created in an organic way.
William is a painter who works in mainly oils and acrylics. His current theme that he is working on is Woodland Landscapes and Building Reflections.
Sarah graduated from Glasgow School of Art before working in schools for around fifteen years. Her work is focused mainly at woven experimental structures using synthetic and non synthetic fibres and materials. The work that she creates are often inspired by nature and science, and the whole idea of line.
Harriet’s practice highlights the beauty of objects and collections, using remediated patterns and motifs to create art pieces and Design objects in textiles, ceramics and paper.
Louise's practice is centred around painting and ceramics. Her ceramics are hand sculptured. Her detailed sculptural works form representations of natural, living elements emerging from the organic nature of clay. Recently she has been developing her skills in acrylic and oil painting, encouraging her to be drawn to a range of subjects.
Susan's work is focused on the transformation or discarded and forgotten books into two and three dimensional prints; these become map like, suggesting imaginary places and new narratives.
Michael's work is simply about 'The Paint', alternating between both oils and enamels to create unique, colourful, contemporary abstract paintings, which are visually powerful and striking to the viewer.
After graduating from the Glasgow School of Art, Moira followed a varied career in theatre design, graphic design and art education. She now has the time to return to painting, drawing and sculpture.
Helen is interested in natural structures, three dimensional form and the intricate details in nature.
Her work includes ceramics, natural print and illustration.
Skye is a modern day storyteller. She is a recent graduate from Leeds School of Art, Architecture and Design. Skye Shadowlight tells her stories through performance, film and found objects often creating large scale installations. These immersive displays are used to forge connections with the viewer and also to create an understanding about us and where we fit in the world.