Category Archives: Artists & Crafters

There are many talented creative artists and crafters either using recycled and/or natural materials today. As well as those who use their art to promote issues relating to the environment. Have a read of the posts below, for a diverse source of inspiration.

Don’t forget to visit the Art and Craft sections of our directly for links to more talented creatives.

Are you an artist or crafter using recycled and/or natural materials? Does your work promote environmental issues?
We would love to feature you in our blog so please get in touch!

Meet Our Gold Award Winner Hannah Lobley – Paperwork

The lovely Hannah Lobley is our Gold Award winner 2018. We asked Hannah to tell us more about herself and her work…..

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Arborea Jewellery

Introducing the work of Christy of Arborea Jewellery, our newest member at EcoCreate. We asked her about herself and her beautiful work, this is what she had to tell us….

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Fire, Water, Air & Earth Exhibition Winners

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to our virtual exhibition winners! Gold Award – Jacquelyn Cook – ‘Elements’ Silver Award – Rachel Caunce – ‘Mother Earth & Precious Metals’ Bronze Award – Jan Brocklehurst – ‘Beach Scene & Dragonflies’ It was incredibly close, our … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Alison Kay – An artist working with Nature

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I am an artist who works with soley natural or upcycled materials. I use mineral pigments mixed into a hand-made milk paint, found objects, plant dyes, grasses and seeds, pre-used goodies – whatever I can get my hands on! With … Continue reading

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Meet Jan Brocklehurst Pyrography

A huge welcome to our newest member Jan Brocklehurst. Jan is a pyrography artist based in Little Eaton, Derbyshire. She is self taught, learning as she goes. Those who visited our Time & Tide exhibition may recall her wonderful ‘Happy … Continue reading

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The Purple Finch – Inspiring Upcycling Artists Series

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The lovely MJ Ryle of The Purple Finch is one of our fabulous panel of judges for the January 2017 exhibition Time & Tide. We thought this would be a lovely opportunity to learn more about her and her fantastic … Continue reading

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Upcycled Art Exhibition Finalists – Time & Tide

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We are again absolutely thrilled with the quality and diversity of work submitted and are very pleased to announce that the following have been selected to take part in ‘Time & Tide’ Exhibition January 2017.

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Bad Dog Designs – Inspiring Upcycling Artists Series

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How absolutely wonderful are these nixie clocks from Bad Dog Designs?!  The fabulously talented Paul Parry creates these using salvaged tubes and recycled test equipment. We asked Paul to tell us all about his creations, here’s what he has to tell … Continue reading

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Meet Simon’s Shed

A big welcome to our newest member Simon Clark! Simon has some fantastic upcycled wood creations here in his ‘Simon’s Shed‘ shop on EcoCreate. We asked Simon to tell us about himself and his creations. Here’s what he had to … Continue reading

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Meet Ellie B Glass

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We are very excited to have Ellie B Glass join our members. These fantastic upcycled glass creations are a huge hit here at EcoCreate HQ! We asked Ellie to tell us more about herself and her work, here’s what she … Continue reading

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