A conversation with St Ives based painter Gareth Edwards
A conversation with St Ives based painter Gareth Edwards
In this extended episode we talk with Gareth Edwards.  In a frank and deeply interesting discussion we talk upbringing, overcoming obstacles, a pathway to painting via art history, poetry and human mortality.  We also discuss making things in sheds and childhood chemistry sets. In a completely unedited conversation we get to know the considered intellect and sense of humour of this most treasured British painter.
Catching up with ceramic artist Raewyn Harrison
Catching up with ceramic artist Raewyn Harrison
In this episode we speak to the wonderful Raewyn Harrison, London based ceramic artist and lover of history and the foreshore of the River Thames. She talks to us about her upbringing in New Zealand, her move to England and how she has become so attached to fragments of our past and giving them new life in her work.
An interview with Cornish painter Philip Lyons
An interview with Cornish painter Philip Lyons
In this episode we speak to Cornish painter Philip Lyons. We learn of his childhood love of art, life at Bristol art school with tutor and subsequent RWA Academician Alfred Stockham and how he used art as therapy for vulnerable people. Known for his meditative still lifes and Cornish Sea edge works, Philip presents a moving and contemplated life in art.
An interview with internationally renowned slipware potters Doug Fitch & Hannah McAndrew
An interview with internationally renowned slipware potters Doug Fitch & Hannah McAndrew
In this episode we talk to Doug & Hannah a week before their largest exhibition of new work in 2020 in our exhibition 'Tradition - East & West'. An exhibition they share with Japanese potter Tomoo Hamada, all artists producing work that reflects the preservation of their respective nation's ceramic heritage with work that also moves those traditions forward.
An interview with painter Felicity Keefe
An interview with painter Felicity Keefe
In this episode we talk to Felicity about her love of writing and literature and how this helps inform her work. How recurring motifs and romanticism feed subtlety and poetry onto to her canvases and what inspires her series of paintings.
An interview with highly collected British Landscape artist Zoe Taylor.
An interview with highly collected British Landscape artist Zoe Taylor.
In this episode we speak to painter Zoe Taylor. Zoe's works have become some of the most collected paintings in the British Landscape scene over recent years. In this interview we learn about her artistic pathway and what drives her to make the work is known and loved for.
Richard Heeley wood-fire showcase at The Stratford Gallery, May 2020
Richard Heeley wood-fire showcase at The Stratford Gallery, May 2020
Read why Richard has held back a select collection of woof-fired work for showcasing with The Stratford Gallery
An interview with British studio ceramcist Richard Heeley
An interview with British studio ceramcist Richard Heeley
In this episode we discuss Richard's journey to clay via his love of painting. How his house hunting decisions were based on not having neighbours! Also how he has developed his making and kiln practices to involve wood firing with superb results. He discusses how pleased he is with a collection of wood fired pieces being released for sale for the first time with The Stratford Gallery.
An interview with acclaimed painter David Storey
An interview with acclaimed painter David Storey
In this episode David talks to us about his life in the arts. From leaving his home in the North to study at Hornsey College of Art in London, through designing record sleeves for The Specials, a brief corporate branding career to his practice now as one of Britain's most interesting figurative painters.
An interview with esteemed Cornish painter Kerry Harding.
An interview with esteemed Cornish painter Kerry Harding.
In this episode we talk to Kerry Harding. A career painter who studied at Ruskin School of Art and later for her Masters at Falmouth Art School. We discuss her initial fascination with paint as a child in her father's garage and how this primed a lifetime of observation and execution in paint. You can see her very latest paintings in our exhibition "FRESH:Online" from 7pm on Thursday April 30th 2020 at www.TheStratfordGallery.co.uk
An Interview with Eddie Curtis, modern master of ceramic art.
An Interview with Eddie Curtis, modern master of ceramic art.
In this episode we talk to Eddie Curtis about his life growing up in Co. Durham, what drew him to clay, his tenacity to succeed and the landscape that was to inform his amazing creations. Eddie has been working with clay for nearly 50 years and his worked is collected globally and held in museums all around the world.
Artist profile: Patricia Shone Q&A
Artist profile: Patricia Shone Q&A
Artsist profile: Charlie Leal Q&A
Artsist profile: Charlie Leal Q&A
An interview with Patricia Shone, internationally respected ceramic artist.
An interview with Patricia Shone, internationally respected ceramic artist.
Listen to the podcast interview with Patricia Shone where she discusses her life with clay. Patricia's latest studio works will be available to view and purchase on this website from Thursday 2nd April 2020 at 7pm.
An interview with Charlie Leal, Los Angeles based painter
An interview with Charlie Leal, Los Angeles based painter
Listen to the Podcast interview with Charlie here. Charlie's painting launch online on this website on Thursday April 2nd 2020 at 7pm.
'CHAWAN' International Tea Bowl Exhibition - List of exhibitors
'CHAWAN' International Tea Bowl Exhibition - List of exhibitors
'CHAWAN' opens on November 17th - 5pm to 7pm