Franny Owen

50. Franny Owen Ceramics Contemporary – eloquent – tactile. Working with stoneware and porcelain clays, Franny makes vessels that are functional and expressive. “Currently I make vessels because they are a foundational form, integral to our human narrative and I am interested in ideas of containment.  As an Independent Advocate I spoke up emphatically for the … Read more

Ink & Page

35. Ink & Page Mixed Media, Bookbinding, Fine Art Prints & More… 29a West Allington was built as a tailor’s shop in 1845 and now Kim and David Squirrell continue the making tradition with their bindery upstairs and makers shop downstairs, showing handcrafted work by local artists and makers including: Prints by Sophie Sharp, Cameron … Read more

Chrissie Jenkins

15. Chrissie Jenkins Acrylic (mainly on Canvas), Mixed Media, Textiles & Ceramics A New Zealander, captivated by and capturing the colours of Indian saris glinting in a dusty landscape, Moroccan spices, textiles, patterns, movement and adornment of costumes of the Middle East. The juxtaposition of seemingly clashing colours in costumes attracts my brush! I have … Read more

Katkin Tremayne

13. Katkin Tremayne Ceramics I work with coloured slips, a fluid wood ash glaze and the unpredictable, wild nature of fire. The mythic animal motifs still feature, but increasingly I’m working with marrying form and abstract decoration, pushing the stoneware firing process to produce intriguing results. Amber House, Hingsdon Lane, Netherbury, DT6 5NQ From Bridport … Read more

New House Pottery

10. New House Pottery Clay, Paper & Wood The creative studios in New House Farm’s converted milk parlour produce stunning domestic ware inspired by their beautiful setting in the heart of the Marshwood Vale. New House Pottery is a co-operative of three potters with distinctive styles. Miles Bell, Chris Reynolds and Fenella Stride create traditional … Read more

Lyme Bay Artists

5. Lyme Bay Artists Painting, Ceramics, Photography, Sculpture & Mixed Media Lyme Bay Arts is an independent, members-based, Community Interest Company that supports emerging and established artists with short-term curated exhibitions in permanent and pop-up venues. For Bridport Open Studios, Lyme Bay Arts is delighted to be welcoming visitors to a members’ exhibition in its … Read more

Richard Wilson

30. Richard Wilson Ceramics My pots reflect the spontaneity of the slipware tradition of decoration, with coloured clays on semi-dry pots. Using terracotta clay and white slip, colours are applied in different ways, with brushes, sponges and trailers, gradually building bold patterns around the pots for a loose abstract effect. George Street, Nr Sladers Yard, … Read more

Eeles Family Pottery

Wood Fired Ceramics, Stoneware, Porcelain & Raku Eeles Pottery has been making Stoneware, Porcelain & Raku for 57 years.  Daily 30 minutes workshop tours including the three chambered wood fired climbing kiln. No need to book just turn up. Raku firing demonstration at sometime during the week, phone or check the web site for more … Read more

Isla Chaney

48. Isla Chaney Sculpture Contemporary Sculptures varying in scale and application from small domestic pieces to larger works suitable for gardens or public spaces. Concerned with the interconnectedness of all life. Focusing on the patterns of growth and transformation common to all natural phenomena. Sculptures on Millennium Green and Borough Gardens in Bridport and Lister … Read more

Björk Haraldsdóttir

36. Portmanteau Gallery Ceramics Born in Reykjavík, Iceland, Björk Haraldsdottir studied Architecture at the Glasgow School of Art and at the HochschulederKunstin Berlin and graduated with a Masters degree and the Glasgow Silver Medal for Architecture and then practised professionally in Reykjavik Edinburgh and London. Björk’s pieces are hand-built vessels which are manifestations of the enduring … Read more