Category Archives: Inspiring Upcycling & Eco Artists Series

A series of posts about inspirational eco friendly and upcycling artists.

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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Lesley Hilling – Inspiring Upcycling Artists Series

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We recently came across the stunning work of Lesley Hilling after hearing about her upcoming exhibition ‘On Longing‘ that will be open 30th June – 30th July 2017 at Knight Webb Gallery, 54 Atlantic Road, Brixton SW9 8PZ ‘I work with the hues … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being green….

It’s not easy being green was of course a song from The Muppets where Kermit sang about the difficulties of being a frog. It was also, more relevantly a TV series from about ten years ago about one family’s journey … 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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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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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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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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