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Arts and Crafts Pre- Christmas Sale at the CICCIC 1st -19th Dec

There will be a wide range of high quality local Arts and Crafts for sale at the CICCIC leading up to Christmas 1st – 19th Dec 9.30- 5pm Mon- Sat.
The following list of jewellers, furniture makers, sculptors, glass makers and ceramists will be showing their stunning works at prices suitable for everyone’s budget.

Sculpture:

Chris WebbChris-003
Chris personally visits the quarry at Portland Bill, Dorset and handpicks blocks of quarried stone. Finding a flawless block of stone by striking with a hammer to hear its ring. The higher the note, the quality of the stone.
Chris is a direct carver working quickly to remove stone he doesn’t want and slowing down as the form reveals itself. He does sometimes work from drawings but more often its an image and feel of the form within.

Furniture:

Al BriceAl Picture4
Al comes from a background in furniture making and wood turning. His current work makes use of the natural movement of green timber and is inspired by geological structures, landscape and organic forms

Glass/lighting:

Sue Heyssue Picture2
For many years Sue has enjoyed making Tiffany style lampshades and mirrors with elaborate glass overlays but also makes a range of large and small items such as panel lamps, clocks and sun catchers. Recently she has centred upon ‘painting with glass.’ ie. using glass to produce pictures usually with a flora or fauna theme.
Sue Heys Stained Glass 01823 618437    07860 148837 seheys@tiscali.co.uk

Glass:

Bern SawleBern IMG_0035 (002)
Nine years ago Bern met someone who rekindled his passion for glass. He now has his own kiln and small studio, where he is developing some new techniques in free forming with clear glass and hand colouring. He firmly believes that everyone should have at least one personal piece of art that gives them pleasure and makes them smile!
Bern Sawle Glass 01823 618437     07974 057815 bernsawle@yahoo.co.uk

Ceramics:

Hayley WebbHayley Picture3
Hayley Webb is a talented artist living and working in Taunton. Working primarily in clay, taking commissions as a portrait sculptor, she has the ability to accurately capture the nuances of an individual’s face. Working from photographs and life Hayley strives to capture not only the likeness of the subject but also the essence of the individual. She also sculpts other forms including figurative and wildlife sculpture.

Jewellery:

Chrisna Van ZylChrisna 2
Chrisna is originally from South Africa and has been part of the jewellery business for many years. She is also a member of the Somerset Arts Week and take part in their annual exhibitions. Her designs are contemporary, modern and inspired by nature. She works in silver, wood, organic beads, pearls and semi-precious stones.

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