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!

Gatherings an exhibition by Rosalind Pounder

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Kirstie and I were lucky enough to be invited to ‘Gatherings’ an exhibition of work by the artist Rosalind Pounder, at the North End gallery in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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Tree Huggery- Inspiring Upcycling Artists Series

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While at the Royal Derby Hospital ‘Impressions’ exhibition launch at the end of January I met the lovely and talented Jackie Ward, the artist behind ‘Tree Huggery’. I had heard of Jackie’s wonderful creations previously and so was thrilled to … Continue reading

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Meet Our Gold Award Winner Elizabeth Blades

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Artist Elizabeth Blades was our Gold award winner at the January 2016 exhibition launch of our climate change and environment awareness exhibition, ‘Fairytales, Myths & Legends’. The awards were voted for and presented by Michelle from Remade In Britain, Olivia … Continue reading

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The Vintage Bobbin – Inspiring Upcycling Artists Series

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Fiona Doubleday is the artisan behind The Vintage Bobbin. From her workshop in the beautiful isle of Arran she upcycles vintage linens, buttons, beads and threads in her wonderful creations. We asked her to tell us more …

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Register interest now for the ‘Time & Tide’ exhibition

If you are considering submitting work for our 2017 exhibition? Then please leave your details to be kept updated. Register Interest * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name

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Sharing Our World: Get Involved in Network of Wellbeing Series

By Florence Scialom, Network of Wellbeing What do you really enjoy spending your time on? What are the positive experiences that make you excited to get out of bed in the morning? Do these questions bring to mind experiences of … Continue reading

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Upcycled Art Exhibition Finalists – Fairytales, Myths & Legends

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We are little early with this but we are so excited we thought we couldn’t leave you in suspense any longer! We are absolutely thrilled with the quality and diversity of work submitted and are very pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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Joy Pitts – Inspiring Upcycling Artists Series

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Joy Pitts creates stunning artwork from clothes labels, each one individually, painstakingly, pinned to the canvas, the finished results are truly incredible. We had the absolute pleasure of meeting this lovely talented artist at her solo exhibition at Erewash Museum … Continue reading

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Eco Artisan Creation Of The Month Oct 2015 – Felted & Knitted Creations From Moonchildstreasures

These wonderful knitted and felted creations from Moonchildstreasures are a firm favourite here at EcoCreate which is why they have been selected as our Eco artisan creation of the month Oct 2015.

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Eco Friendly Art & Craft Commissions

Many of the artisans here at EcoCreate offer a bespoke commission service so if you can’t see exactly what you are after then don’t be afraid to ask!  Simply approach the individual maker to see if they can provide what … Continue reading

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