The Gallery is a show case for the work of local Artists and Makers.
Jason Creates beautifully robust tableware and larger display pieces in both traditional glazes and salt glaze, Jason's Table wares have a very traditional feel with simple incised markings reminiscent of traditional Salt glaze pottery.
Painter and Printmaker.
This year Wayne
shows a selection of Prints Paintings and larger works , including an installation in form based upon an early account of the Pembrokshire Mari Lywd originally a farm tradition where the Mari was constructed from the chaff sheet, stuffed with Straw and held aloft on a pitch fork, Wayne has substituted the Chaff cloth with a Canvas painted with sigils, and decorated with protective charms
Jason's larger decorative
pieces have a slightly different character reflecting the Japanese aesthetic much loved by the St Ives Studio potters.
this work can be seen in his large Jugs , Vases , Chargers and Tea bowls
Hand wrought Silver
Rosamund's Silver work is
Hand worked throughout, combining hammered and textured metals with irregular cuts of semi precious stones.
A selection of her work is available though the gallery and at The Old Shop in Presteigne
A selection of Wayne's prints featured in this years exhibition , are from a suit of work which demonstrate Wayne's fascination with Hermetic symbolism and Apotropaic Magic
This years winter collection expands on Rosamund's favorite theme using Charms and semi precious stones, Many cultures world wide have historically used charms to avert evil and hold the firm belief that gem stones impart beneficial influence upon the wearer.